Martha Alicia Delgadillo-Ruano

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The existence of synovial fluid has been known since Hippocratic times. The abnormal accumulation of liquid inside the joints has been recognized as the proximal cause of rheumatic diseases since humoral theory was the dominant paradigm in Occidental medical culture. Although evacuating the excess of the abnormal humour was the target of all therapeutic(More)
The rheumatic conditions found in New Spain during the sixteenth century were not different from those seen in Mexico in present times. We present the humoral conceptions on which medical theory was based in those times, and the contributions made by Alonso López de Hinojosos during his practice in the Hospital Real de San Josef de los Naturales, in Mexico(More)
the aim of this study was to assess the sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values of the translation of a screening questionnaire for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in Spanish-speaking populations. The questionnaire was applied to secondary-care outpatients in a rheumatology clinic. Sensitivity, specificity, predictive positive(More)
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