Nelson Morrone

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We report the case of a patient who twice developed gynecomastia following tuberculosis treatment. An 18-year-old male developed painful bilateral gynecomastia after three months of treatment with the isoniazid-rifampin-pyrazinamide regimen. Partial resolution of gynecomastia was achieved at the end of treatment. The patient was retreated with the same(More)
A diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease was made 20 years ago in a 37-year-old woman; treatment included thoracic irradiation and chemotherapy. She was considered cured and remained well up to one year before, when she developed bilateral pleural effusion. No evidence of activity of Hodgkin's disease was detected. The pleural liquid was an exudate, with(More)
A 68 year-old white male patient with previous diagnosis of pulmonary emphysema was submitted to acupuncture. The needles were inserted into the precordial area and the patient immediately complained of worsening dyspnea. Four days later pneumothorax was detected by chest X-rays. A thoracic tube was inserted with total lung expansion.
BACKGROUND Isolated ileocecal involvement by tuberculosis in the absence of pulmonar disease is rare in Brasil, therefore causes a diagnostic dilemma as it mimics colonic malignancy and Crohn's disease. METHODS Between 1969 and 1989, eight patients with isolated hypertrophic ileocecal tuberculosis were treated by surgery in the Gastroenterology Surgery(More)
We report the case of a patient who twice developed gynecomastia following tuberculosis treatment. An 18-year-old male developed painful bilateral gynecomastia after three months of treatment with the isoniazid-rifampin-pyrazinamide regimen. Partial resolution of gynecomastia was achieved at the end of treatment. The patient was retreated with the same(More)
A female infant (age, 2 years and 4 months) from the city of São Paulo, Brazil, had been vaccinated with BCG in the maternity ward and presented with a 15-day history of pain in the right leg and impaired ambulation. The patient was treated with a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and showed improvement. However, two weeks after the drug had been(More)