Roberta C Gomes

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate demographic data and clinical and laboratory features at disease diagnosis in 3 different age groups of childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): group A, early-onset (<6 years); group B, school age (≥6 to <12 years); and group C, adolescent (≥12 to <18 years). METHODS This was a Brazilian multicenter cohort retrospective(More)
Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus has rarely been described in pediatric lupus population and the real prevalence of childhood-onset bullous systemic lupus erythematosus has not been reported. From January 1983 to November 2013, 303 childhood-onset SLE (c-SLE) patients were followed at the Pediatric Rheumatology Unit of the Childreńs Institute of(More)
Systemic childhood polyarteritis nodosa (C-PAN) is a rare primary vasculitis involving medium or small sized arteries. Abdominal angina is an important and serious complication of PAN, occurring usually 15 to 30 min after food intake, and particularly in adult patients. However, to our knowledge, this involvement as the first manifestation of C-PAN was not(More)
Meningitis is the main manifestation of cryptococcosis in adult systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients, and other organs and systems, such as the lungs, are rarely affected in this fungal infection. To our knowledge, no case of pulmonary cryptococcosis has been described in the pediatric lupus population. Therefore, we report herein one patient with(More)
Objective The objective of this study was to assess outcomes of childhood systemic lupus erythematosus (cSLE) in three different age groups evaluated at last visit: group A early-onset disease (<6 years), group B school age (≥6 and <12 years) and group C adolescent (≥12 and <18 years). Methods An observational cohort study was performed in ten pediatric(More)
This paper presents an overview of the results obtained during the Joint Experiments (JE) organized in the framework of the IAEA Coordinated Research Project (CRP) on “Joint Research Using Small Tokamaks” (JRUST) that have been carried out on the tokamaks CASTOR at IPP Prague, Czech Republic (2005), T-10 at RRC “Kurchatov Institute”, Moscow, Russia (2006)(More)
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