Issue 6 Articles

  • May 02, 2019
    Desmoid tumors or aggressive fibromatosis of the breast, are a rare entity, representing less than 0.2% of all primary breast tumors. The clinical presentation and evolution can mimic a malignant carcinoma, with the notable difference that a desmoid tumor cannot generate distant metastases. The aim of the treatment is to achieve local control of this tumor, which can be highly aggressive by deeply infiltrating surrounding structures, and frequently reoccurs after resection...
  • April 18, 2019
    The uterine leiomyoma is the most common pelvic tumor in women. The pathogenesis is considered multifactorial. They are usually asymptomatic, but may cause uterine bleeding, infertility, recurrent fetal loss and abdominal pain. As symptoms attend do be directly related to their size, number and location, treatment should be individualized...
  • February 25, 2019
    Serum hepatitis B virus (HBV) RNA is detected throughout treatment with glycoside analogue as a consequence of interrupted reverse transcription (RT) and unaffected replicative intermediates. The presence of humor HBV RNA in chronic HBV patients is confirmed by victimisation RNase digestion...
  • January 04, 2019
    Pilomatrixoma calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe is a rare, benign, limited, calcifying epithe-lial neoplasm that arises from the hair pluripotent precursor matrix cells. Standard treatment for pilomatrixoma is surgical excision. We report a case of a 38-year-old female patient with a rare localisation of pilomatrixoma on the upper extremities following IPL hair removal treatmentís complication (burn)...
  • November 03, 2018
    Orthotopic heart transplant (OHT) recipients are immune-compromised patients and are at a significantly increased risk for developing infections. Sepsis is life-threatening, and without early detection and treatment it can lead to a dysregulated systemic inflammatory response with acute organ dysfunction. However, the clinical profile of OHT recipients with sepsis is different as these patients tend to have less fever and leukocytosis. Their presentation may not provoke clinical suspicion of sepsis as they may have diminished symptoms and attenuated clinical and radiologic findings...