Telly M Barreta

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Computed tomographic (CT) brain scan findings in a patient with severe thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) are described. Multiple scattered lucencies were noted which correlated with thrombotic occlusions found at autopsy. In this patient, the neurologic manifestations of TTP preceded the haemolytic anaemia. In the correct clinical setting, multiple(More)
A case of amyloidosis of the colon associated with multiple myeloma is presented. The unusual situation was that of obstructive signs with radiologic features of "megacolon and volvulus." A high index of suspicion and meticulous histologic search will demonstrate involvement of the gastrointestinal tract in 98 per cent of patients with systemic amyloidosis.(More)
This paper details the first case report of a patient with fulminant, gangrenous, ischemic colitis caused by polyarteritis nodosa which was successfully treated surgically. Ischemic colitis is a rare complication of polyarteritis nodosa. It should be suspected in patients with a past history of polyarteritis nodosa who develop abdominal pain and rectal(More)
Neuropathologic examination of two autopsied patients with Jarcho-Levin syndrome showed no pathologic changes in the brain, spinal cord, or nerve roots of one and diastematomyelia of the thoracolumbar spinal cord in the other. The abnormalities of the spinal cord in one of our patients and in another patient described in the literature establish neural(More)
We report the first case of isolated primary extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma follicular grade 2 limited to the gallbladder, found in the laparoscopic cholecystectomy specimen from a 70 year old woman with symptomatic cholelithiasis. The pericystic duct lymph node, surgical margins, and other lymph nodes, were not involved with lymphoma. According to the(More)
Maduromycosis is a rare fungal infection in the northern United States, most frequently caused by Allescheria boydii, usually in debilitated or immunosuppressed patients. An 18-year-old Mexican-American, in excellent health, developed multiple draining sinuses at the sites of insertion of Ender nails for a closed tibial fracture. Madurella mycetomi was(More)
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