Walter F Vaz

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Acute aortic dissection in pregnancy is a rare condition with a potentially catastrophic outcome. The low rate of incidence together with variable presenting features in such circumstances makes diagnosis elusive. A high degree of clinical suspicion and diagnostic acumen is especially required in pregnant women without any history of connective tissue(More)
Talcosis is a rare form of pneumoconiosis caused by long-term exposure to talc (hydrous magnesium silicate) through inhalation or intravenous exposures. Although it occurs commonly as an occupational hazard or is due to abuse/overuse of talc, talcosis in the course of food adulteration is seldom or hardly reported. We present a case of talcosis in a worker(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to estimate the age in living females in the later years (25 to 45 years) from general physical features and radiographic changes in the sternum and the mandible. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted on 64 females (32 subjects in each study and control group). All the subjects were physically(More)
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