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Francisco Hugo Gomes, Luciana Carvalho, Paola Pinheiro, Tamara Resende, VirgĂ­nia Ferriani
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a multisystem autoimmune disease characterized by arterial and/or venous thrombosis and persistent presence of antiphospholipid antibodies. Long term follow-up studies in children are still scarce. The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical data and long-term outcome of patients with confirmed antiphospholipid syndrome in childhood. METHODS: Between 1993 and 2013, 36 patients with confirmed pediatric antiphospholipid syndrome (22 female; aged 8 months-18 years, mean 9 years) were followed at the Pediatric Rheumatology Unit of the University Hospital of USP-RP...
March 2014: Arthritis & Rheumatology
P Estevez, F P Jimenez
Digestive hemorrhages are one of the syndromes, that frequently attracts the attention of the gastroenterologist-endoscopist. Sometimes it's not evident during upper endoscopy study and course with a contrast radiological scan. In the last years a vascular pathology has been seen which is responsible of high digestive hemorrhages. It is manifested by melaena and is originated by vascular ectasias, which are vascular dilatations present in the stomach or right colon during various accompanying pathologies like hepatic cirrhosis with portal hypertension, cardiac valvulopaties, etc...
1999: Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana
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