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Systemic lupus eritematous

R Ruiz Domínguez, I Huanca Mamani
The Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome (CAS) results in multiorgan system failure. All patients develop occlusive accident in a short period (days to weeks), with a mortality of 50%. Treatment can include glucocorticoids, heparin, plasmatic exchange, ciclofosfamide and intravenous globulin. The present article treat of female patient lairs Systemic Eritematous Lupus (SLE), anticardiolipine antibodies, anti ribonucleoprotein antibodies (antiRNP) and multiorgan systemic failure, she survived thanks to the multidisciplinary a early treatment...
July 2007: Anales de Medicina Interna: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Interna
J G Muñiz-Ugarte, S Dorantes-Mesa, A M Mejía-Domínguez
We studied 296 patients with thrombocytopenic purpura in our hospital from 1974 to 1985; 179 acute and 117 chronic forms. We identificated inherence forms (9.5%), of the last 106, 73 accepted to participate in the long time study. We found 69 patients with autoimmune chronic thrombocytopenic purpura, with the following response to the treatment with prednisone: 1. Long total remission for 8 to 100 months in 27 patients. 2. Total remission with relapse in 35 patients. 3. Partial remission in 5 patients. 4. No remission in 2 patients...
July 1989: Boletín Médico del Hospital Infantil de México
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