Rafael de Castro

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We report a 56-year old man with prolonged focal motor status epilepticus as the first clinical manifestation of paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) and discuss this unusual presentation. We emphasize the need for a comprehensive work-up and increased awareness for central nervous system involvement in PCM, particularly in endemic areas.
Pilonidal cysts and sinuses are described as dermoid cysts which contain follicles of hairs and sebaceous glands. They clinically present as a classic case of inflammation which comes with pain, local infection and redness. The origin of pilonidal disease remains controverse. There are many hypothesis as lack of hygiene on the affected area and a(More)
UNLABELLED There are few papers devoted to geriatric Guillain-Barré (GBS) and many related issues remain unanswered. OBJECTIVE To describe clinical, electrophysiological and therapeutic features in this age. METHOD Clinico-epidemiological data and therapy of GBS patients older than 60 years were reviewed. Hughes scores were used to quantify neurological(More)
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