Maria-Patricia Romero

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BACKGROUND Human herpesviruses types 4 and 6 (EBV, HHV-6) are frequently found in Hodgkin 's disease (HD) and--to a certain extent--in Kikuchi-Fujimoto's disease (KFD). Both viruses are apparently related to proliferative and/or apoptotic processes as represented by HD or KFD respectively. OBJECTIVE To correlate frequency and location of antigen- and DNA(More)
PURPOSE To report the clinical, ophthalmic, and genetic characteristics for lattice corneal dystrophy type I (LCDI) in a Chilean family. METHODS Six affected family members were examined clinically including visual acuity, color cornea photography, applanation tonography, and fundoscopy. Genomic DNA was extracted from peripheral leukocytes from six(More)
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