Maria D O Livramento Leitão Vilar

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Erythema induratum of Bazin is a disease that usually affects women, in whom erythematous subcutaneous nodules and plaques appear on the posterior part of the lower extremities, some of which ulcerate. In many countries, tuberculosis is still the main etiologic factor. We report a case of a 40-year-old woman who presented a course of protracted and(More)
Astronium urundeuva (allemão) Engl. (Anacardiaceae) is used in northeastern Brazilian folk medicine largely for the treatment of gynaecological and dermatological problems (1). Previous studies of this plant have shown antiulcerogenic (2), analgesic and anti-inflammatory (3, 4) effects. In clinical practice, there is anecdotal evidence that the use of A.(More)
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