Paulo Augusto Achucarro Silveira

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To report a case of iron overload secondary to xerocytosis, a rare disease in a teenager, diagnosed, by T2* magnetic resonance imaging. We report the case of a symptomatic patient with xerocytosis, a ferritin level of 350ng/mL and a significant cardiac iron overload. She was diagnosed by T2* magnetic resonance imaging and received chelation therapy(More)
A Canadian man came to the hospital with history of daily fever in the afternoon, for five days, ranging from 38.5ºC to 39ºC, headache, muscle pain and asthenia. He is a photographer enthusiastic about wild life and had been to Zimbabwe for 14 days, where he filmed groups of lions and animals of the African megafauna. Upon examination, he presented a(More)
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