Anales de Medicina Interna
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[Peptostreptococcus endocarditis: presentation of two cases and literature review].
We describe two new cases of Peptostreptococcus endocarditis, one case of Peptostreptococcus micros prosthetic valve endocarditis and the other of Peptostreptococcus assaccharolyticus tricuspid native valve endocarditis in an intravenous drug user (IDU) patient and review nine cases previously repor...
[Genetic and clinical subtype of breast cancer: treatment individualization].
[Tetraparesis as first manifestation of hepatocellular carcinoma].
[Epidemiology of heart failure. Ratio of epidemic].
The Heart Failure is a complex sindrom with a high prevalence in the population, being about 10% in older than 70 years and it is continuosly increasing . Its incidence in persons older than 65 years is about 1% per year. In developed countries it is the first cause of hospitalitation in older than...
[Neurological manifestations as presentation of infectious endocarditis].
We describe 3 cases that represent this wide spectrum of presentation. Ischemic stroke in the first patient and cerebral hemorrhage in the second were respectively documented several days before the diagnosis of IE. In the third case, acellular meningitis was the unusual clinical debut of aortic IE....
[Symptomatic secondary hyponatraemia due to combined treatment anticonvulsant and antidepressant: risk of sudden death in epilepsy?].
We depart from the fact, that many of the epilepsies have a secondary cause, with affective disorders associate, we can understand the most habitual association of anticonvulsant and antidepressant. We present the clinical case of a 37-year-old-woman with refractory therapeutic epilepsy associated t...
[Fever and maculopapular exanthema as first manifestation of lymphoma].
[Alcohol advertising in written mass media in Spain].
We analyzed the alcohol advertising, especially that youth-focused, in written mass media in Spain during the period 2002-2006. Annual cross-sectional study of advertisements in 41 widely difused written mass media (average readers: 10,1 millions). Media admitting alcohol publicity were 29% in the w...
[Quantitative ultrasound, densitometry and osteoporosis].
[Cerebral abscess by Rhodococcus equi in a HIV-negative patient].
Rhodococcus equi is an unusual cause of infection in humans. Infection in immunocompetent host is extremely rare. This report describes a case of 57 years old patient Rhodococcus brain and pulmonary infection in a patient who did not have HIV or otherwise immunocompromised (either from disease, immu...