Robson Paixão Souza

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BACKGROUND Upper limb (UL) impairment is the most common disabling deficit following a stroke. Previous studies have suggested that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) enhances the effect of conventional therapies. OBJECTIVE This pilot double-blind randomized control trial aimed to determine whether or not tDCS, combined with Wii virtual(More)
Between 1993 and 1998, 10 cases of clinical hantavirus infection were diagnosed in Brazil. Hantavirus-specific IgM, or positive immunohistochemical analysis for hantavirus antigen, or positive reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction results for hantavirus RNA were used to confirm nine of these cases; eight were hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS),(More)
INTRODUCTION Nematodes of Trichostrongylus genus are mainly parasites of herbivores, although sporadic human infections have been reported in many countries. OBJECTIVE To describe the frequency and seasonality of Trichostrongylus spp. infection in individuals attended at a public clinical laboratory. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fecal samples of 9,283(More)
Sporotrichosis is a subcutaneous mycosis with a high prevalence in Brasil. It is caused by the dimorphic fungus Sporothrix schenckii, and may lead to different clinical presentations. The disseminated cutaneous form is uncommon and corresponds to 4 percent of the total number of cases. We report a case of atypical disseminated sporotrichosis in an alcoholic(More)
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