Roberto Sánchez-González

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BACKGROUND An intermittent short course of cyclosporin A (CyA) therapy is a good choice in the treatment of severe psoriasis. Nevertheless, some severe or resistant patients might benefit from long-term treatment. Adverse effects of long-term use of CyA are investigated and the results are compared with the literature. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective(More)
Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) are paroxysmal episodes of altered behavior that superficially resemble epileptic seizures but lack both the expected electroencephalographical epileptic changes and the association to dysfunction of central nervous system. They account for 17 to 30% of the population admitted to epilepsy units of tertiary hospitals(More)
Primary cutaneous mucormycosis is a deep fungal infection, mainly seen in diabetics and immunocompromised subjects. Rapid diagnosis and therapy are necessary to avoid fatal outcome. We describe the complete histopathological and microbiological studies of primary cutaneous mucormycosis in a 74-year-old man with several risk factors, such as chronic(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to find out whether emotional stress is related to palmoplantar pustulosis (PPP). SUBJECTS AND METHODS Our 21 patients with palmoplantar pustulosis and 21 age- and sex-matched controls were studied with the help of a psychological interview and two psychological tests: Eysenk's Personality Questionnaire for(More)
Only a few reports of primary cutaneous rhabdoid tumors have been published. We describe the case of a 3-month-old female patient who developed a rhabdoid type cutaneous sarcomatoid neoplasm in her upper back, close to a benign myofibromatous proliferation of infancy. The lesion was studied both by light microscopy and immunohistochemically. Flow cytometry(More)
Cutaneous diseases are often found in obese patients but, to our knowledge, mucinous disorders have not been previously reported in association with obesity. Two cases of localized lichen myxoedematosus (papular mucinosis) in two women with morbid obesity are described. Both patients underwent a low-calorie diet for a 1-year period in one case, and for 4(More)
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