Olívia Cardoso

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We report a case of atypical bullous pyoderma gangrenosum associated with acute myeloid leukaemia in which we found atypical myeloid cells within the skin lesion. Although there have been many reported cases of leukaemia-associated pyoderma gangrenosum, the finding of myeloblasts in the skin has rarely been described.
Bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis are opportunistic infections caused by Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana, which occur in patients with late-stage infection. We report a case of bacillary angiomatosis in an HIV-infected patient with skin, bone, and probably liver involvement, The identification of the agent (B quintana ) was done by(More)
Reported here is the case of a patient with a superficial bladder tumor who developed pancytopenia, miliary nodular pattern pneumonitis and noncaseating granuloma in bone marrow after receiving intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Gu rin (BCG) instillations. Late detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex-deoxyribonucleic acid (MTC-DNA) in a respiratory(More)
This study examines, for the first time, the neurotoxicity of Hg(II) and MeHg in fish (Diplodus sargus) in a time-course comparative perspective and considering realistic exposure levels and routes. Both forms followed an identical time-variation pattern of accumulation in the brain, but dietary MeHg was more efficiently transported to the brain. MeHg was(More)
The microangiopathic thrombotic syndromes--thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)--are characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, renal dysfunction, fever and central nervous system abnormalities. Today they are considered as two extremes of a continuous spectrum named TTP--HUS. The syndrome(More)
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