Marina Zakalka

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To the Editor: with many apoptotic and ballooned hepatocytes (Fig. 1A). Moderate steatosis was also present. Portal inflammatory cell infiltration was mild. Immunohistochemical stain for HBcAg showed extensive nuclear and cytoplasmic expression in hepatocytes, indicative of active viral replication (Fig. 1B). Immunohistochemical stain for HBsAg was(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of abnormal pulse wave velocity (PWV), pulse contour analysis (PCA) and abnormal ankle-brachial pressure index (ABPI) in patients with livedo reticularis (livedo) and without livedo. METHODS We recruited 74 patients, of whom 41 had livedo: 16 APS, 9 APS with SLE and 16 with livedo (negative for aPL or lupus). The other(More)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common autoimmune disease. Ocular manifestations of this autoimmune disease vary and are mainly keratoconjunctivitis sicca, episcleritis, scleritis and keratitis. Their appearance, as well as their severity are related to RA chronicity and resistance to therapy. The treatment consists of corticosteroids, NSAIDs and(More)
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