Marilia de Dirceu Silva

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The radiological findings in 47 neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) are reviewed. The presence of nonspecific, generalized bowel dilatation is stressed as being an important sign in early diagnosis and the progress of the distribution of the dilated loops is important in evaluating progress of the disease process. It is thus the key to the(More)
Infantile myofibromatosis is an unusual condition generally presenting in the newborn period. It may be solitary or multicentric. Sites involved include skin and subcutaneous tissues, muscle, bones and viscera. Nine cases are presented, including one case in an identical twin whose co-twin remained asymptomatic. The radiological features and differential(More)
To determine the frequency and nature of MRI lesions in children with neurofibromatosis type I (NF1), 50 patients aged 8 to 16 years were evaluated prospectively with cranial MRI. Forty-one children were asymptomatic with respect to central nervous system pathology, and 50 % were macrocephalic. Sixteen patients (32 %) had normal MRI examinations. Thirty-two(More)
Bilateral upper limb oedema due to lymphatic obstruction, is an uncommon complication of rheumatoid arthritis (R.A.). We report a case in which a 40 year old male with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis developed gross pitting oedema of the left arm. Lymphangiography showed lymphatic obstruction in both arms; within two months the right arm also became(More)
more reliable and is less affected by diurnal variations in joint temperature than the commonly used thermographic index, which is based on average skin temperature values. In 20 patients with rheumatoid arthritis whose knees were being treated with intra-articular steroid we obtained 184 serial paired observations over a period of 24 weeks for clinical(More)
Several workers have suggested that autoimmunity may either be an aetiological factor or it may contribute to the chronicity of symptoms in the prolapsed intervertebral disc syndrome. In order to test these hypotheses lymphocyte transformation to intervertebral disc fractions, obtained by defined extraction procedures, IgG, IgA, IgM quantitation, C-Reactive(More)
Address for correspondence: Dirceu Solé Av. Paes de Barros, 844 ap. 61 São Paulo/SP Brasil 03114-000 Objective: To evaluate the protective effect of different doses of inhaled fenoterol (F) on bronchoconstriction induced by methacholine (M). Design: randomized double-blind study. Setting: Referrence center. Participants: 9 children (aged from 7 to 15 years(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the protective effect of different doses of inhaled fenoterol (F) on bronchoconstriction induced by methacholine (M). DESIGN Randomized double-blind study. SETTING Referrence center. PARTICIPANTS 9 children (aged from 7 to 15 years old), with mild or moderate asthma and allergic to D. pteronyssinus. INTERVENTION On the first(More)