V. Fagundez de Queiroz

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Idiopathic multicentric osteolysis is a rare disorder. It is characterized by an extensive osteolysis, usually of the carpal and tarsal areas but other bones may be involved (1,2,4-6,9-11). Clinical manifestations simulate acute arthritis of the wrists and ankles but the typical radiological findings are diagnostic (4,6). It was first described by Jackson(More)
heparin, followed by prolonged anticoagulation. This experience has, however, not been shared by other investigators, and especially the use of anticoagulants is not yet endorsed. According to some authors, induction of haemorrhage by anticoagulants is a major concern, especially when there are coexistent pulmonary lesions. Colchicine, chlorambucil and(More)
Helicobacter pylori has been shown to be strongly associated with chronic gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulceration, and is a risk factor for gastric carcinoma. Histology, urease, culture, and polymerase chain reaction have been employed as for H. pylori diagnostic methods, pre and post treatment or during follow-up of dyspeptic adult individuals referred(More)
We describe one case of GCA treated with 1 mg/kg/day (60 mg/ day) of prednisone which developed an ischaemic optic neuropathy, that responded to intravenous pulse of methylprednisolone. A 73-year-old woman was admitted in our department with par ietotemporal headache and diplopia. The disease began fifteen days before, with a severe and continuous(More)
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