Marcelo Ribeiro Caetano

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A 24-year-old woman came to the emergency room with a history of diffuse abdominal pain in the form of colic, nausea, vomiting and intestinal constipation. Clinical and ultrasound findings suggested intestinal obstruction due to foreign body. She had been submitted to a cesarean section 4 months previously at another hospital. At laparotomy, a ileum loop(More)
Neurology and Neuroscience Clinical Research Sub-Unit (Neuro-UPC), Hospital Universitário Antonio Pedro, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil. Correspondence: Osvaldo José Moreira do Nascimento; Rua Siqueira Campos 53 / 1.204; 22031-070 Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil; E-mail: osvaldo_nascimento@hotmail.com Conflict of interest: There(More)
Median nerve entrapment in the palm to wrist segment is known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Electromyography is the best evaluation test to confirm the disease, as it shows a median reduced conduction velocity and/or conduction block; however, the usual CTS electrodiagnostic tests do not separate segmental demyelination alone from segmental demyelination(More)
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