Montserrat Pascual Cruz

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UNLABELLED Increased plasma levels of cholesterol are high risk factors of cardiovascular disease. Statins are drugs that inhibit cholesterol synthesis at both pancreatic and extrahepathic levels, being the treatment of choice for hypercholesterolemia. OBJECTIVE To analyze the side effects of statins in the mouth cavity, and to analyze the symptoms after(More)
Leprosy is a contagious and chronic systemic granulomatous disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae (Hansen s bacillus). It is transmitted from person to person and has a long incubation period (between two and six years). The disease presents polar clinical forms (the multibacillary lepromatous leprosy and the paucibacillary tuberculoid leprosy), as well as(More)
Familial adenomatous polyposis is a rare genetic disease characterized by the development of more than a hundred adenomatous polyps in the colorectal area, as well as by extracolonic manifestations. Without treatment, this inherited disease, usually transmitted by autosomal dominant inheritance, predisposes to colorectal cancer. Treatment must be preceded(More)
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