Dermatol Online J 2016 05 15;22(5). Epub 2016 May 15.
Setor de Dermatologia da Universidade Federal Fluminense.
Einstein (Sao Paulo) 2017 Jan-Mar;15(1):96-99
Instituto da Criança, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Arthritis has been reported as an acute pattern, generally evanescent with oligoarthritis, mostly affecting knees and ankles in childhood systemic polyarteritis nodosa. However, chronic polyarthritis with morning stiffness mimicking juvenile idiopathic arthritis has not been reported. We describe the case of a 4-year old girl who had additive and chronic polyarthritis with edema, tenderness, pain on motion and morning stiffness for 2 months. Read More
Arq Bras Cir Dig 2016 Jul-Sep;29(3):135-137
Postgraduate Program in Principles of Surgery, Evangelic Faculty of Paraná/University Evangelic Hospital of Curitiba/Medical Research Institute, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
Background:: The Helicobacter pylori infection (HP) is related to the development of gastric lesions and lymphoma; however, it is not known if there is a relation with gastroesophageal reflux disease and reflux esophagitis.
Aim:: To evaluate HP's relationship with esophagitis in patients undergoing upper endoscopy.
Methods:: Observational, retrospective and cross-sectional study, being evaluated 9576 patients undergoing outpatient endoscopic examination during the period between January and December 2015. Read More
Rev Saude Publica 2016 Dec;50(suppl 2):12s
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Epidemiologia. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil.
Objective: To assess the prevalence of the use of medicines and other products for therapeutic purposes in the Brazilian pediatric population and test whether demographic, socioeconomic and health factors are associated with use.
Methods: A cross-sectional population-based study (National Survey on Access, Use and Promotion of Rational Use of Medicines - PNAUM), including 7,528 children aged 12 or younger, living in urban areas in Brazil. Medicine use to treat chronic or acute diseases was reported by the primary caregiver present at the household interview. Read More
Arq Bras Cir Dig 2016 Apr-Jun;29(2):86-9
Discipline of Diseases of the Digestive System and Gastrocentro Unit, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas - Unicamp, Campinas, SP, Brazil.
Background: Breast cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm in the female population. However, stomach is a rare site for metastasis, and can show up many years after initial diagnosis and treatment of the primary tumor.
Aim: Analyze a case series of this tumor and propose measures that can diagnose it with more precocity. Read More