Verónica Vial-Letelier

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UNLABELLED Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is an inflammatory follicular skin disease. It usually presents as recurrent, deep nodules in flexural apocrine gland bearing areas. It appears mainly in women, in the second and third decade of life. OBJECTIVE To present 2 cases of patients with prepuberal HS. CASE 1 A 10-year old female, Tanner stage I-II and(More)
INTRODUCTION Bloody nipple discharge is an infrequent symptom during childhood. The most common cause in this population is mammary duct ectasia (MDE), which is a benign and self-limiting condition, that is characterized by dilatation of the mammary ducts, fibrosis and periductal inflammation. OBJECTIVE Report of a case of MDE in order to improve(More)
Ebola virus (EV) is one of the most virulent human pathogens. Fruits bats are its natural reservoir, the transmission to humans is across wild animals (especially primates) and the propagation in human populations is through bodily fluid contact. The actual outbreak started in December 2013 and crossed continental borders. Up to now, there are 17,145(More)
The deep mycoses are uncommon in our setting. These fungal infections occur mainly in immunosuppressed patients or in tropical climates, and include subcutaneous infections and systemic infections. The skin is always involved in the former. In the first part of this review, we describe the main subcutaneous mycoses: sporotrichosis, chromoblastomycosis,(More)
In the second part of this review on the deep mycoses, we describe the main systemic mycoses-paracoccidioidomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, mucormycosis, and cryptococcosis-and their cutaneous manifestations. Skin lesions are only occasionally seen in deep systemic mycoses either directly, when the skin is the route of entry for the fungus, or(More)
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