Patrícia Jannuzzi Vieira e Oliveira

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Cirrhosis due to hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the current leading indication for orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) in the world. This series reports our program's experience with the treatment of HCV infection after the development of histological hepatitis. Between March 2002 and June 2008, patients with recurrent HCV were selected for(More)
The case of a 9-year-old girl with a history of blistering lesions restricted to the right side of her body is described. Several family members are also affected in a symmetrical fashion. Histological examination showed acantholysis similar to a 'dilapidated brick wall', corresponding to a rare presentation of mosaicism in Hailey-Hailey disease.
Piebaldism is a rare genodermatosis in which depigmented skin areas are unresponsive to topical or light treatment. This article describes the importance of transplant techniques using noncultured melanocytes (minigrafting) in the treatment of piebaldism.
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