Santiago Chacón

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Based on opportunistic collections of fungi in Panama, two species of Diatrypaceae (Xylariales) are described and illustrated. One of them, Eutypella semicircularis, found twice on branches probably belonging to Alnus acuminata, is new to science. It differs from known species of Eutypella and Peroneutypa with strongly allantoid or semicircular ascospores,(More)
PURPOSE Eyelid myoclonia and absences (EMA) induced by eye closure associated with brief, fast, and generalized paroxysms of polyspikes and waves was considered as an epileptic syndrome and a type of seizure as well. We analyzed the electroclinical features and evolution of EMA, and tried to determine if it represents a well-defined epileptic syndrome or a(More)
A case of the HELLP syndrome is reported that was initially diagnosed as cholecystitis. Much overlap exists between the two diagnoses, and the emergency physician must be aware of the important differences between them. Because the HELLP syndrome and preeclampsia may occur in both the second and third trimesters, they represent serious diagnoses that must(More)
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