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OBJECTIVES Translate into Brazilian Portuguese, cross cultural adaptation and assess the reliability and validity of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Quality of Life Questionnaire (SLEQOL). MATERIAL AND METHODS STUDY POPULATION 107 SLE patients, answered the SLEQOL questionnaire. TRANSLATION: into Portuguese and cross-cultural adaptation was performed(More)
Vitamin K1 is frequently used in the treatment and prevention of hypoprothrombinemia and hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. It also serves as an antidote to anticoagulants. Erythematous, indurated, pruritic plaques uncommonly occur in adults after intramuscular injection with vitamin K1. We present a case of a localized cutaneous reaction to intramuscular(More)
Nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections are on the rise and often cause skin diseases that are misdiagnosed. The authors present three cases of atypical mycobacterial infections in insulin-dependent diabetics occurring in sites of subcutaneous insulin injections. One of the patients was vitamin D deficient at the time of infection with NTM. The(More)
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