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  1. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia

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    Collin Blattner

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia is a common cause of progressive permanent apical alopecia. This unique form of alopecia includes entities previously know as "hot comb alopecia," "follicular degeneration syndrome," "pseudopelade" in African Americans and "central elliptical pseudopelade" in Caucasians. The etiology appears to be multifactorial and the condition occurs in all races.

  2. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia.

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    Whiting, David A; Olsen, Elise A

    2008-01-01

    A progressive scarring alopecia of the central scalp is commonly seen in young to middle-aged females of African descent. It usually starts at the vertex or mid top of the scalp and gradually spreads centrifugally, hence, the unifying term of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. The clinical pattern is suggestive of female pattern alopecia, but a lack of follicular pores indicative of scarring is present. It can progress for years before slowly burning out. The etiology is unknown but genetic factors may be important. It is often associated with a history of traumatic hairstyling involving heat, traction, and chemicals. However, most patients of African descent without this disorder have similar styling habits. Nonetheless, avoidance of physical and chemical trauma to the scalp hair, the use of suitable shampoos and conditioners, and the encouragement of natural hairstyles may be helpful. Any infection should be treated. Topical or intralesional corticosteroids and systemic antibiotics may be useful and topical minoxidil should be tried with the hope of preventing further scarring and encouraging regrowth of recovering follicles. Current research into the etiology of this disorder will help to foster much-needed clinical trials of therapeutic agents.

  3. A case of feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia.

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    Suzuki, Manabu; Onchi, Miyako; Ozaki, Masakazu

    2013-03-01

    Feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia was diagnosed in an 8-month-old Scottish fold that had a primary gastrointestinal mass involving the stomach, duodenum and mesenteric lymph nodes. Histopathologically, the most characteristic feature of this mass was granulation tissue with eosinophil infiltration and hyperplasia of sclerosing collagen fiber. Immunohistochemically, large spindle-shaped cells were positive for smooth muscle actin and vimentin. This case emphasizes the importance of feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia as a differential diagnosis of gastrointestinal neoplastic lesions such as osteosarcoma and mast cell tumor in cats.

  4. Cicatricial changes in ocular pemphigus

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    Chirinos-Saldaña, P; Zuñiga-Gonzalez, I; Hernandez-Camarena, J C; Navas, A; Ramirez-Luquin, T; Robles-Contreras, A; Jimenez-Martinez, M C; Ramirez-Miranda, A; Bautista-de Lucio, V M; Graue-Hernandez, E O

    2014-01-01

    Purpose To describe the clinical characteristics of ocular involvement in patients with pemphigus at an ophthalmological referral center. Methods A retrospective review was conducted on patients with the immunopathological diagnosis of pemphigus examined between 1 January 2000 and 1 April 2010. Uncorrected distance visual acuity (UDVA), best corrected distance visual acuity (BCVA), ocular symptoms, and ocular surface inflammatory and scarring changes were assessed. Results A total of 15 patients were identified, with a mean age of 68.27±14.35 years, and 80% (n=12) were female. Extraocular involvement was reported in one patient. All of the eyes showed cicatricial changes in the conjunctiva. In all, 6 eyes (20%) were classified as stage I; 12 eyes (40%) as stage II; 10 eyes (33%) as stage III; and 2 eyes (7%) as stage IV. A statistically significant association was found between BCVA and the severity of ocular involvement. The mean BCVA logMAR was 1.66 (20/914), with a range from logMAR 0 (20/20) to logMAR 4 (NLP). Other ocular diseases were found in 8 (53.3%), systemic diseases in 10 (66.7%), and the use of pemphigus-inducing drugs in 10 patients (66.7%). Conclusions The present report represents the largest series of ocular involvement in pemphigus confirmed by immunopathology. The clinical manifestations varied from conjunctival hyperemia to corneal scarring and perforation. There was a strong association between scarring changes and low BCVA. Ocular and systemic diseases as well as the use of pemphigus-inducing drugs may predispose to ocular cicatricial changes observed in this series. PMID:24480839

  5. Cicatricial Ectropion Secondary to Psoriatic Arthritis

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    Gracitelli, Carolina P. B.; Osaki, Tammy Hentona; Valdrighi, Natalia Yumi; Viana, Giovanni André Pires; Osaki, Midori Hentona

    2015-01-01

    Ectropion is characterized by the eversion of the eyelid margin and the consequent exposure of the conjunctiva and cornea. The shortening of the anterior lamella of the lid causes cicatricial ectropion. We described a case of skin pathology causing cicatricial ectropion. The case is about a 68-year-old woman with a 2-year history of psoriatic arthritis. She complained of eyelid tearing and redness for two years. Due to the psoriasis, she presented a very dry skin, also in the periocular region, resulting in cicatricial ectropion. A skin graft was indicated to correct the eyelid malposition. Careful investigation should be performed in patients who have a skin disease that can lead to cicatricial ectropion. PMID:25810938

  6. A Case of Feline Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Sclerosing Fibroplasia

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    SUZUKI, manabu; Onchi, Miyako; Ozaki, Masakazu

    2013-01-01

    Feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia was diagnosed in an 8-month-old Scottish fold that had a primary gastrointestinal mass involving the stomach, duodenum and mesenteric lymph nodes. Histopathologically, the most characteristic feature of this mass was granulation tissue with eosinophil infiltration and hyperplasia of sclerosing collagen fiber. Immunohistochemically, large spindle-shaped cells were positive for smooth muscle actin and vimentin. This case emphasizes the...

  7. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: challenges and solutions

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    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available Ingrid Herskovitz, Mariya Miteva Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami L Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA Abstract: Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA is the most common scarring alopecia among African American women. Data about epidemiology, etiology, genetic inheritance, and management are scarce and come from individual reports or small series. CCCA has been associated with hot combing and traumatic hair styling for years; however, studies fail to confirm it as the sole etiologic factor. It has been shown in a small series that CCCA can be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, with a partial penetrance and a strong modifying effect of hairstyling and sex. CCCA presents clinically as a central area of progressive irreversible hair loss that expands to the periphery. A patchy form has also been described. Dermoscopy is helpful to identify the optimal site for the biopsy, which establishes the diagnosis. Well-designed randomized controlled trials are needed to discover the optimal management. At this point, patients are advised to avoid traction and chemical treatments; topical and intralesional steroids, calcineurin inhibitors, and minoxidil can be helpful in halting the progression. Keywords: hair loss, alopecia, dermatoscopy, dermoscopy, trichoscopy, black scalp, African American, scarring alopecia

  8. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: challenges and solutions.

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    Herskovitz, Ingrid; Miteva, Mariya

    2016-01-01

    Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is the most common scarring alopecia among African American women. Data about epidemiology, etiology, genetic inheritance, and management are scarce and come from individual reports or small series. CCCA has been associated with hot combing and traumatic hair styling for years; however, studies fail to confirm it as the sole etiologic factor. It has been shown in a small series that CCCA can be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, with a partial penetrance and a strong modifying effect of hairstyling and sex. CCCA presents clinically as a central area of progressive irreversible hair loss that expands to the periphery. A patchy form has also been described. Dermoscopy is helpful to identify the optimal site for the biopsy, which establishes the diagnosis. Well-designed randomized controlled trials are needed to discover the optimal management. At this point, patients are advised to avoid traction and chemical treatments; topical and intralesional steroids, calcineurin inhibitors, and minoxidil can be helpful in halting the progression.

  9. A case of feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia associated with phycomycetes

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    Grau-Roma, Llorenc; Galindo-Cardiel, I.; Isidoro-Ayza, M.; Fernández, M; Majó, N.

    2014-01-01

    Feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia (FGESF) is a recently described inflammatory condition of domestic cats with unknown aetiology. A proportion of cases of FGESF are associated with bacteria, but antibiotic treatment is ineffective. It has been hypothesized that genetically predisposed cats may develop FGESF in response to the introduction of bacteria or other antigens into the intestinal wall. A 9- month-old male Persian cat presented with a history of marked acute h...

  10. Etiology of cicatricial alopecias: a basic science point of view.

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    McElwee, Kevin J

    2008-01-01

    This article presents a short summary of our current knowledge of cicatricial alopecia disease pathogenesis and the hypothetical disease mechanisms that may be involved in scarring alopecia development. Several forms of scarring alopecia likely involve targeted cytotoxic action against hair follicle cells mediated by a folliculocentric inflammation. However, the specific nature of the inflammatory interference in hair follicle growth is open to question. A popular hypothesis of lymphocyte-mediated scarring alopecia development involves autoimmune targeting of hair follicle-specific self-antigens, although there is no direct evidence in support of such a view. Alternative hypotheses focus on defects in sebaceous gland function, destruction of hair follicle stem cells, and interference in the communication between hair follicle mesenchyme and epithelium. Many questions arise from these hypotheses, and addressing them with a systematic research approach may enable significant advances in understanding cicatricial alopecia etiology.

  11. Scalp psoriasis associated with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia

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    Krista N. Larson

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Scalp psoriasis is a very common dermatological condition with a variety of presentations, but only rarely presents as severe alopecia. We present a case of a 50-year-old female with many years of recalcitrant hair loss that was thought to be secondary to central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia which was later diagnosed as psoriasis. This case highlights an interesting presentation and rare complication of a common disease.

  12. Ultrasonographic and clinicopathological features of feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia in four cats.

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    Weissman, Andrea; Penninck, Dominique; Webster, Cynthia; Hecht, Silke; Keating, John; Craig, Linden E

    2013-02-01

    Four cats with feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia (FGESF) are described. Clinical signs included decreased appetite, weight loss, vomiting and diarrhea. Bloodwork abnormalities included mild neutrophilia (n = 2) and hyperglobulinemia with concurrent hyperproteinemia (n = 2). Ultrasonographically, a total of five solitary masses with mural thickening and loss of layering were identified in the stomach, duodenum, jejunum and colon. In one cat a second, separate lesion was diagnosed 3 weeks following surgical resection of one mass. Histopathologically, lesions were characterized by collagen trabeculae and mixed inflammatory cell infiltrates, predominantly eosinophils. Multiple areas of necrosis were also noted, which contained bacteria in 2/4 cats. In two cats, changes consistent with FGESF were also noted in the liver. All cats had surgical resection of their lesions. Two cats are still living at time of publication (43 and 24 months post-surgery). FGESF should be considered as a differential for intestinal masses in cats.

  13. Cicatricial Pemphigoid in Accompany with Rheumatoid Arthritis: a Case Report

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    Di Wu; Li-ming Zhang; Ying Jiang

    2010-01-01

    @@ CICATRICIAL pemphigoid (CP, also known as benign mucous membrane pemphigoid) is a rare chronic autoimmune subepithelial blister-ing disease, with an incidence of 1 per million, characterized by erosive lesions of mucous membranes and skin that result in scarring.1,2 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a symmetric inflammatory arthritis that mainly affects the small joints of hands and feet, with a prevalence of 0.3% in China. In this case report we described the diagnosis of and treatment for a patient developing CP 18 years after the onset of RA, a combination rarely en-countered or reported so far.

  14. Clinical features of primary cicatricial alopecia in Chinese patients

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    Shiling Qi

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: There have been few reports on primary cicatricial alopecias (PCR especially from Asia (PCA. Aims: To study the clinical, pathological and dermoscopic characteristics of PCA among Chinese patients. Methods: A retrospective analysis of the clinical data of 59 patients with PCA was conducted and the dermoscopic, pathological, treatment and prognosis characteristics analyzed. Fisher′s Chi-square exact test, Kruskal-Wallis and Spearman rank correlation test were performed. Results: The ratio of neutrophilic to lymphocytic cicatricial alopecias was about 1.3:1 in this group. The most frequent disorder was folliculitis decalvans. Follicular openings were absent on dermoscopy in all cases except alopecia mucinosa. Patulous follicular openings were characterisitc of alopecia mucinosa. After treatment, an increase in short vellus hairs was the earliest feature, while telangiectasia, epidermal scale, follicular hyperkeratosis, pustules and hair diameter diversity gradually decreased or even disappeared. Improvement in the areas of hair loss after treatment was seen more often in discoid lupus erythematosus, folliculitis decalvans and dissecting cellulitis than in patients with classic pseudopelade of Brocq. Nine patients (13.6% relapsed after cessation of therapy. Female patients needed longer treatment times. Long duration, large areas of hair loss and shorter treatment courses were the major factors in relapses. Conclusions: Dermatoscopy provides a rapid, practical and useful aid for the diagnosis of PCA and also to assess disease activity. Patulous follicular openings are a specific dermoscopic sign of alopecia mucinosa. Lichen planopilaris is less common in China than in the West.

  15. A case of feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia associated with phycomycetes.

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    Grau-Roma, L; Galindo-Cardiel, I; Isidoro-Ayza, M; Fernandez, M; Majó, N

    2014-11-01

    Feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia (FGESF) is a recently described inflammatory condition of domestic cats with unknown aetiology. A proportion of cases of FGESF are associated with bacteria, but antibiotic treatment is ineffective. It has been hypothesized that genetically predisposed cats may develop FGESF in response to the introduction of bacteria or other antigens into the intestinal wall. A 9- month-old male Persian cat presented with a history of marked acute haematemesis. A mass (10 cm diameter) was detected within the pylorus and proximal duodenum and this was not surgically accessible. On necropsy examination the duodenal wall was seen to be markedly thickened with extensive mucosal ulceration. Microscopically, there were haphazardly oriented trabecular bands of dense eosinophilic collagen, separated by wide, clear areas containing variable numbers of fibroblasts, eosinophils, mast cells, neutrophils, macrophages, lymphocytes and plasma cells. Numerous pleomorphic, non-parallel walled, sparsely septate hyphae, characteristic of phycomycetes, were present within the collagen matrix. Colonies of gram-positive and gram-negative rods were also present within the lesion. This is the first description of FGESF with intralesional fungi.

  16. Penfigóide cicatricial no trato aerodigestivo superior: relato de dois casos Cicatricial pemphygoid in the upper aerodigestive tract: report of two cases

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    Vinicius Antunes Freitas

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Penfigóide Cicatricial (Penfigóide Cicatricial de Membrana Mucosa é uma doença auto-imune inflamatória crônica caracterizada pela presença de bolhas subepiteliais em membranas mucosas e, ocasionalmente na pele. Pode haver acometimento oral, nasal, faríngeo, laríngeo, ocular, esofágico, anogenital e de pele, predominantemente em pacientes na quinta e sexta décadas de vida. O tratamento preconizado inclui corticóides sistêmicos e agentes imunossupressores. Descrevemos neste trabalho dois casos com a doença em atividade, sendo que um evoluiu com complicação séptica pelo uso de imunossupressor e outro que apresentou estenose supraglótica exigindo traqueotomia.Cicatricial pemphygoid (mucous membrane cicatricial pemphygoid is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease characterized by subepithelial bubbles in mucous membranes and, occasionally on the skin. It may affect the mouth, the nose, pharynx, larynx, the eyes, esophagus, anus, genitals and skin; especially affecting patients between fifty and sixty years of life. Treatment includes systemic steroids and immunosuppressive agents. In the present paper we describe two cases with the active disease, and one of them had sepsis because of using immunosuppressive agents and another that presented supraglottic stenosis requiring tracheostomy.

  17. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia amalgamated with alopecia areata: immunologic findings

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    Ana Maria Abreu Velez

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Both scarring and non-scarring alopecias exist; however, rare cases demonstrate features of both classes. Case Report: We describe an interesting alopecia case with amalgamated clinical, histologic and immunopathologic features of scarring and non-scarring alopecia. Specifically, the case displays combined features of alopecia areata (AA and of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA. A 36 year old female presented with symmetric, round, patchy hair loss on her scalp. Methods: Biopsies for hematoxylin and eosin (H&E examination, as well as for special stains, direct immunofluorescence (DIF and immunohistochemistry (IHC were performed. Results: The H&E biopsy revealed focally diminished hair follicular units, and sebaceous gland damage. Perifollicular concentric fibrosis was confirmed by Verhoeff elastin special staining. Antibodies to micelles were noted. Positive IHC staining for CD4, CD8, CD45 and multiple proteases and protease inhibitors was noted around selected follicular unit remnants. Conclusion: We present a rare alopecia, combining histologic features of CCCA with additional, selected immunologic features of AA.

  18. Penfigoide cicatricial, causa poco común de estenosis supraglótica

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    Bahamonde, Héctor; Délano R,Paúl H; Albertz A,Nicolás; Valdés P,Constanza

    2008-01-01

    El penfigoide cicatricial o de mucosas es una patología que afecta principalmente a la mucosa oral y ocular. Sólo en 25% de los pacientes afecta también la piel y en alrededor de 10% de los pacientes compromete a la mucosa faringo-laríngea, produciendo en los casos severos disnea que incluso puede requerir traqueostomía. En el tratamiento del penfigoide cicatricial habitualmente se utilizan corticoides e inmunosupresores. En este artículo presentamos un caso de una mujer de 69 años con diagnó...

  19. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: what has been achieved, current clues for future research.

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    Ogunleye, Temitayo A; McMichael, Amy; Olsen, Elise A

    2014-04-01

    Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia is an inflammatory type of central scalp hair loss seen primarily in women of African descent. The prevalence is unknown, but may vary from 2.7% to 5.7% and increases with age. This review outlines the history and current beliefs and identifies clues for future research for this enigmatic condition. Despite that the cause of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia is unknown, research is ongoing. The role of cytokeratins, androgens, genetics, and various possible sources of chronic inflammation in disease pathogenesis remain to be elucidated.

  20. Autoimmune bullous diseases with skin and eye involvement: Cicatricial pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and pemphigus paraneoplastica.

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    Broussard, Karen C; Leung, Theresa G; Moradi, Ahmadreza; Thorne, Jennifer E; Fine, Jo-David

    2016-01-01

    Autoimmune blistering diseases are a heterogeneous group of disorders that mostly affect the skin and mucous membranes. Occasionally, other organ systems may be involved, depending on the unique pathophysiology of each disease. Cicatricial pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and paraneoplastic pemphigus are distinct entities, but all have the potential to have cutaneous and ocular involvement. Awareness and early recognition of ocular involvement in these diseases is important given the increased risk for vision loss and blindness with delay in management. Several skin diseases may be associated with involvement of the external eye. The most common autoimmune diseases are cicatricial pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and paraneoplastic pemphigus.

  1. Primary cicatricial alopecias: a review of histopathologic findings in 38 patients from a clinical University Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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    Emanuella Rosyane Duarte Moure

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Scarring alopecias are classified into primary and secondary types according to the initial site of inflammation. In primary scarring alopecias, the hair follicle is the main target of destruction; the term secondary cicatricial alopecia implies that follicular destruction is not the primary pathologic event. AIMS: To review the histopathologic diagnoses of cases of cicatricial alopecia in order to classify them according to the North American Hair Research Society. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with biopsy specimens diagnosed as cicatricial alopecia seen from 2000 to 2005 at the Dermatologic Department of Hospital das Clinicas, São Paulo University Medical School had hematoxylin and eosin, Periodic acid-Schiff and Weigert stained slides reevaluated and sub-typed into different primary cicatricial alopecias. RESULTS: Thirty-eight cases of primary cicatricial alopecias were reclassified as: chronic cutaneous lupus (17, lichen planus pilaris (4, pseudopelade of Brocq (12, folliculitis decalvans (3, dissecting folliculitis (1, and non-specific scarring alopecia (1. In our cases, the methods employed allowed an accurate diagnosis in 12 of 13 cases (92.3% previously classified as non-specific cicatricial alopecias. CONCLUSIONS: Even in the late, pauci or non-inflammatory phases, an approach with systematic evaluation of a constellation of criteria in routine hematoxylin and eosin stain, Periodic acid-Schiff and Weigert stain allowed for a more accurate diagnosis of cicatricial alopecias.

  2. Correcção de ectrópio cicatricial

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    Coutinho, I; Ramalho, M.; Pedrosa, C; Mota, M.; Lopes, AS; de Silva, D.; Pêgo, P; Cabral, J.

    2015-01-01

    Introdução: O ectrópio cicatricial resulta da diminuição vertical e/ou cicatrização da pele e tecidos subjacentes da lamela anterior da pálpebra, levando ao afastamento da margem palpebral da sua posição anatómica. As principais complicações são a queratite de exposição, a epífora e a componente estética. Materiais e Métodos: Criança de 14 anos, com história de ferida penetrante da pálpebra inferior olho direito, resultado em ectrópio cicatricial (Fig1), que além da questão estét...

  3. Biliary tuberculosis causing cicatricial stenosis after oral anti-tuberculosis therapy

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    Tomohisa Iwai; Mitsuhiro Kida; Yoshiki Kida; Nobuaki Shikama; Akitaka Shibuya; Katsunori Saigenji

    2006-01-01

    A 36-year-old Philippine woman presented with dark urine and yellow sclera. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) confirmed dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts and also showed an irregular stricture of the common hepatic duct at the liver hilum. Histological examination of biopsies from the bile duct revealed epithelioid cell granulomas and caseous necrosis. Tubercle bacilli were then detected on polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing of the bile, giving the diagnosis of biliary tuberculosis. Although microbiological cure was confirmed, the patient developed cicatricial stenosis of the hepatic duct. She underwent repeated treatments with endoscopic biliary drainage (EBD) tubes and percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) tubes, and the stenosis was corrected after 6 years. We present a case of tuberculous biliary stricture, a condition that requires careful differentiation from the more common malignancies and needs long-term follow-up due to the risk of posttreatment cicatricial stenosis, although it is rare.

  4. Antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid of the larynx successfully treated with a combination of tetracycline and niacinamide.

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    Sakamoto, Kikuo; Mori, Kazunori; Hashimoto, Takashi; Yancey, Kim B; Nakashima, Tadashi

    2002-12-01

    A case of antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid that primarily involved the larynx and required a tracheostomy was studied. The diagnosis was based on the direct immunofluorescence findings of a biopsy specimen from the glottis, immunofluorescence using normal and 1M sodium chloride-split normal human skin as substrates, and immunoprecipitation. A dramatic clinical improvement was observed after the combined administration of tetracycline hydrochloride and niacinamide. The tracheal stoma could be shut after the narrow segment was cut by means of carbon dioxide laser therapy. The patient showed no respiratory difficulty during the 2-year follow-up period. The combined therapy of tetracycline and niacinamide is thus considered to be an effective treatment for various types of cicatricial pemphigoid.

  5. Linear IgA bullous dermatosis: an unusual cause of upper eyelid cicatricial entropion.

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    Carruth, Bryant P; Meyer, Dale R

    2013-01-01

    Chronic cicatrizing conjunctivitis is a relatively uncommon condition resulting in significant ophthalmic morbidity, including keratoconjunctivitis sicca, cicatricial entropion, trichiasis, corneal scarring, significant discomfort, and visual loss. The potential causes of cicatrizing conjunctivitis are varied and include commonly encountered entities such as ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and trachoma and many more rare causes which are particularly difficult to diagnose and treat and may not be familiar to the ophthalmologist. The authors herein present a case of chronic cicatrizing conjunctivitis, cicatricial entropion, and trichiasis caused by a rare entity called linear IgA bullous dermatosis. The case presentation conforms to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki and is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliant. This chronic dermatosis has a varied presentation, and the ophthalmic manifestations in particular have been infrequently described. This case demonstrates the benefits of immunohistochemistry in diagnosis and the difficulties in medical and surgical management of linear IgA bullous dermatosis while underscoring the lifelong difficulties in managing chronic inflammatory conditions causing ocular cicatrization.

  6. Suspensão subperiostal do terço médio da face: uma alternativa para correção do ectrópio cicatricial Subperiosteal midfacelift: an alternative to correct the cicatricial eyelid ectropion

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    Silvana Artioli Schellini

    2005-08-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Apresentar a elevação subperiostal do terço médio da face como uma alternativa para o tratamento do ectrópio cicatricial da pálpebra inferior. MÉTODOS: Doze cirurgias foram feitas em 9 pacientes, estudados quanto ao sexo e os resultados do procedimento. Todos os pacientes foram operados com anestesia local, tendo o terço médio da face reposicionado por suturas. O tempo de seguimento foi de 6 meses. RESULTADOS: Foram obtidos bons resultados, com poucas complicações, exceto em duas pálpebras operadas que continuaram com ectrópio. CONCLUSÃO: O "midface lift" subperiostal é uma boa alternativa para correção do ectrópio cicatricial.PURPOSE: To show the subperiosteal midface lift as an option to treat cicatricial eyelid ectropion. METHODS: Nine patients submitted to 12 surgeries to correct cicatricial eyelid ectropion, were evaluated according sex, age and treatment results. All the patients had the surgery done under local anesthesia and the midface was repositioned by sutures. RESULTS: According to our observations only two eyelids did not have good improvement with the procedure and few complications occurred. CONCLUSION: The subperiostal midface lift is effective and a good option to correct the cicatricial eyelid ectropion.

  7. Imunofluorescência direta no diagnóstico de casos suspeitos de penfigóide cicatricial ocular

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    Donato Waleska Belmino Chaves; Santos Myrna Serapião dos; Santos Namir; Souza Luciene Barbosa de; Rigueiro Moacyr Pezati; Gomes José Álvaro Pereira

    2003-01-01

    OBJETIVOS: O objetivo deste estudo é caracterizar por meio do exame oftalmológico os pacientes com suspeita clínica de penfigóide cicatricial ocular e apresentar os resultados obtidos com a técnica de imunofluorescência direta. MÉTODOS: Estudo prospectivo realizado no setor de Córnea e Doenças Externas da Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Foram examinados 18 pacientes com suspeita clínica de penfigóide cicatricial ocular e realizadas biópsias de conjuntiva para o processamento da imunofluore...

  8. Upper eyelid entropion and dry eye in cicatricial trachoma without trichiasis

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    Abrahão Lucena

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: to evaluate the position of the upper eyelid margin and eye surface status in cicatricial trachoma without trichiasis (TS. METHODS: Slit-lamp biomicroscopy was employed to evaluate the location of the upper lid mucocutaneous transition of 156 eyes of 78 patients with trichiasis and of 130 eyes of 65 control subjects. For each eye the position of the upper lid mucocutaneous junction was graded with respect to the line of meibomian gland orifices into 3 categories: a anterior, b at the line, and c posterior to the line. Ocular surface dye staining with lissamine green was performed in all eyes. All participants answered a questionnaire with queries on the presence and intensity of dry eye symptoms. RESULTS: In the eyes with trichiasis the location of the mucocutaneous transition was posterior to the meibomian gland line in 55 (35.3%, at the line in 77 (49.4% and anterior to the line in only 24 (15.4%. In the control group these figures were: 5 (3.8%; 42 (42% and 83 (63.8%. Lissamine staining and dry eye symptoms were also associated with trichiasis. CONCLUSION: Different degrees of upper lid entropion are already present in cicatricial trachoma even in the absence of trichiasis. Trichiasis is associated with lissamine green staining and dry eye symptoms. Conjunctivalization of the upper lid margin may play a role in the development of trachomatous dry eye.

  9. Esophageal Cicatricial Pemphigoid as an Isolated Involvement Treated with Mycophenolate Mofetil

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    Sandra Sánchez Prudencio

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Cicatricial pemphigoid (CP is a rare blistering autoimmune disease. Esophageal involvement occurs in widespread disease and rarely appears as the only affected organ. We report a 67-year-old Caucasian female with esophageal dysphagia and weight loss. Several oral panendoscopies showed multiple exudative ulcerations with fibrin and webs in mid- and proximal esophagus and a peeling mucosa. There were no lesions in other organs. We established the diagnosis performing a direct immunofluorescence (DIF, demonstrating IgG3 and complement deposition along the basement membrane. As initial treatment the patient received prednisone 60 mg and 1 gr twice daily of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF as a steroid-sparing agent due to its lower toxicity and its selective mechanism of action. Six months later there was a significant clinical improvement and the esophageal ulcerations had disappeared, developing cicatricial fibrous rings, although no stenosis was present. Four years later, the patient remains asymptomatic with a low maintenance dose of MMF.

  10. Cicatricial Pemphigoid

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    ... several ways to treat pemphigoid, including tetracycline with niacinamide, cortisone-type drugs that suppress the immune reaction, ... Another alternative is the use of tetracycline and niacinamide, taking one capsule of each, four times daily. ...

  11. Cicatricial ectropion correction in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum: case report.

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    Procianoy, Fernando; Barbato, Mariana Tremel; Osowski, Luiz Eduardo; Bocaccio, Francisco José de Lima; Bakos, Lucio

    2009-01-01

    A 19 year old female with pyoderma gangrenosum was referred to the oculoplastic clinic for evaluation of severe cicatricial ectropion of the right lower eyelid. Examination evidenced important scarring of lower eyelid and malar region with secondary ectropion. A full-thickness skin graft associated with a lateral tarsal strip procedure and scar tissue release was performed. The patient's corticosteroid dose was raised for the procedure, and after surgery there was no healing problem or ulcer formation in the eyelid or in the graft donor site. As pyoderma gangrenosum is associated with a pathergy phenomenon in up to 25% of the cases, the onset of new lesions is a relevant concern when performing surgery in these patients. In this case, the surgery was safely performed under corticosteroid immunosuppression.

  12. TGF-β1 induces an age-dependent inflammation of nerve ganglia and fibroplasia in the prostate gland stroma of a novel transgenic mouse.

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    David A Barron

    Full Text Available TGF-β1 is overexpressed in wound repair and in most proliferative disorders including benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer. The stromal microenvironment at these sites is reactive and typified by altered phenotype, matrix deposition, inflammatory responses, and alterations in nerve density and biology. TGF-β1 is known to modulate several stromal responses; however there are few transgenic models to study its integrated biology. To address the actions of TGF-β1 in prostate disorders, we targeted expression of an epitope tagged and constitutively active TGF-β1 via the enhanced probasin promoter to the murine prostate gland epithelium. Transgenic mice developed age-dependent lesions leading to severe, yet focal attenuation of epithelium, and a discontinuous basal lamina. These changes were associated with elevated fibroplasia and frequency of collagenous micronodules in collapsed acini, along with an induced inflammation in nerve ganglia and small vessels. Elevated recruitment of CD115+ myeloid cells but not mature macrophages was observed in nerve ganglia, also in an age-dependent manner. Similar phenotypic changes were observed using a human prostate epithelium tissue recombination xenograft model, where epithelial cells engineered to overexpress TGF-β1 induced fibrosis and altered matrix deposition concurrent with inflammation in the stromal compartment. Together, these data suggest that elevated TGF-β1 expression induces a fibroplasia stromal response associated with breach of epithelial wall structure and inflammatory involvement of nerve ganglia and vessels. The novel findings of ganglia and vessel inflammation associated with formation of collagenous micronodules in collapsed acini is important as each of these are observed in human prostate carcinoma and may play a role in disease progression.

  13. Ceratoconjuntivite cicatricial bilateral associada a líquen plano: relato de caso Lichen planus leading to bilateral cicatrizing keratoconjunctivitis: case report

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    Camila Melo Gadelha Pereira Diniz

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Descrevemos um caso de ceratoconjuntivite cicatricial bilateral em uma paciente portadora de líquen plano e apresentamos revisão da literatura mundial sobre esse assunto. Cicatrização conjuntival, com formação de simbléfaro, olho seco, infiltração corneana, neovascularização e afinamento foram os sinais observados. Diagnóstico foi baseado nos achados clínicos e biópsia, após exclusão das causas típicas de ceratoconjuntivite cicatricial.To describe a case of bilateral cicatrizing keratoconjunctivitis in a patient with lichen planus and review the literature. Conjunctiva cicatrization with symblepharon formation, dry eye, corneal infiltration and neovascularization and thinning were the most observed prominent signs. Diagnosis was based on clinical findings and biopsy, after exclusion of typical causes of cicatricial keratoconjuntivitis.

  14. Upper lid crease approach for margin rotation in trachomatous cicatricial entropion without external sutures

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    Antonio Augusto Velasco e Cruz

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT Purpose: To describe the use of a lid crease incision for upper eyelid margin rotation in cicatricial entropion combining internal traction on the anterior lamella, tarsotomy, and tarsal overlap without external sutures. Methods: Surgical description: The main steps of the procedure consisted of exposure of the entire tarsal plate up to the eyelashes followed by tarsotomy through the conjunctiva. A double-armed 6.0 polyglactin suture was then passed through the distal tarsal fragment to the marginal section of the orbicularis oculi muscle. As the sutures were tied, the distal tarsus advanced over the marginal section, and traction was exerted on the marginal strip of the orbicularis muscle. There were no bolsters or external knots. The pretarsal skin-muscle flap was closed with a 6.0 plain gut suture. Results: We used this procedure at a tertiary hospital in Saudi Arabia from 2013 to 2014. Sixty upper lids of 40 patients (23 women and 17 men were operated on, with an age range of 44-99 years [mean ± standard deviation (SD = 70.9 ± 13.01 years]. Bilateral surgery was performed on 21 patients. Follow-up ranged from 1 to 12 months (mean 3.0 ± 2.71 months. Forty percent of the patients (24 lids had more than 3 months' follow-up. The postoperative lid margin position was good in all cases. Trichiasis (two lashes was observed in only one patient with unilateral entropion on the medial aspect of the operated lid. Conclusions: The upper lid margin can be effectively rotated through a lid crease incision with internal sutures. The technique combines the main mechanisms of the Wies and Trabut approaches and avoids the use of bolsters or external sutures, which require a second consultation to be removed. Some other lid problems, such as ptosis, retraction, or dermatochalasis, can be concomitantly addressed during the procedure.

  15. "Células-tronco foliculares na alopecia difusa não-cicatricial de pacientes HIV positivos"

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    A alopecia difusa não-cicatricial (ADNC) acomete 7% dos pacientes HIV positivos. O objetivo deste trabalho foi comparar os achados histológicos e imunohistoquímicos (citoqueratina 19/TUNEL e caspase 3 clivada) em cortes transversais de couro cabeludo de 15 pacientes HIV-1 positivos com ADNC e de 12 controles sadios. A apoptose de células tronco-foliculares e amplificadoras transitórias na protuberância folicular foi demonstrada pela dupla marcação TUNEL/CK19 em 80% dos casos e em 25% dos cont...

  16. Tratamiento sistémico del penfigoide cicatrizal ocular Systemic treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid

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    María Cecilia Juri

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available El penfigoide cicatrizal ocular (PCO es una enfermedad ampollar autoinmune que produce daño conjuntival grave. Se conoce poco acerca de la respuesta del PCO al tratamiento inmunosupresor. Describimos un grupo de 76 pacientes con PCO, 62 mujeres y 14 hombres. La edad media al diagnóstico fue de 67 ± 14 años, con un retraso de 7.5 ± 10 años. Sesenta se siguieron en nuestro servicio por 19 ± 21 meses. De 51 en quienes se describe la gravedad de la enfermedad al inicio del tratamiento, fue leve en 19 pacientes, moderada en 19, grave en cinco y muy grave en ocho. Las drogas mayormente prescriptas fueron dapsona en 35 pacientes, de los que 23 la discontinuaron por efectos adversos, y metotrexate en 42, de los que nueve lo suspendieron. Otros recibieron azatioprina, ciclofosfamida y ciclosporina. A 17 se les indicaron corticoides orales, además del inmunosupresor. Cuatro combinaron dos drogas para controlar la enfermedad. Tres pacientes refractarios recibieron gammaglobulina EV con buena respuesta. De 48 evaluados, 39 mostraron mejoría, ocho no tuvieron cambios y uno progresó. En nuestra experiencia, metotrexate y azatioprina son efectivos, con baja toxicidad. Dapsona es útil en casos leves, con efectos adversos frecuentes. La gammaglobulina EV fue efectiva en casos refractarios.Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP is a blistering autoimmune disease that can produce severe conjunctival damage. Its response to immunosuppressive treatment is poorly known. We describe a group of 76 patients, 62 women and 14 men. Mean age at diagnosis was 67±14 years old, with a delay to diagnosis of 7.5±10 years. Sixty patients continued their follow up in our services for 19±21 months. Nineteen out of 51 had mild disease, 19 moderate, 5 severe and 8 very severe at onset of treatment. The more frequently prescribed drugs were dapsone, in 35 (23 discontinued it because of adverse effects, and methotrexate in 42 patients, nine of them stopped it. Other patients

  17. Clinical features and in vivo confocal microscopy assessment in 12 patients with ocular cicatricial pemphigoid

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    Long, Qin; Zuo, Ya-Gang; Yang, Xue; Gao, Ting-Ting; Liu, Jie; Li, Ying

    2016-01-01

    AIM To describe the clinical features and microstructural characteristics assessed by in vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM) in patients with ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP). METHODS A descriptive, uncontrolled case series study. Patients diagnosed with OCP were examined by clinical history, slit-lamp biomicroscopy features and IVCM images. The results of direct immunofluorescence (DIF) biopsies and indirect immunofluorescence (IIF) were also recorded. Local and systemic immunosuppressive therapy were administered and adjusted according to response. RESULTS A total of 12 consecutive OCP patients (7 male, 5 female; mean age 60.42±10.39y) were recruited. All patients exhibited bilateral progressive conjunctival scarring and recurrent chronic conjunctivitis was the most frequent clinical pattern. The mean duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis of OCP was 2.95±2.85y (range: 5mo to 10y). The Foster classification varied from stage I to IV and 20 eyes (83%) were within or greater than Foster stage III on presentation. Two of the 12 patients (17%) demonstrated positive DIF; 3 of the 12 (25%) patients reported positive IIF. The mean duration of the follow-up period was 20.17±11.88mo (range: 6 to 48mo). IVCM showed variable degrees of abnormality in the conjuctiva-cornea and conjuctival scarring was detected in all the involved eyes. Corneal stromal cell activation and dendritic cell infiltration presented as ocular surface inflammation, ocular surface keratinization along with the destroyed Vogt palisades was noted in eyes with potential limbal stem cell deficiency. After treatment, remission of ocular surface inflammation was achieved in all the patients, 18 eyes (75%) remained stable, 6 eyes (25%) had recurrent conjunctivitis and cicatrization in 2 eyes (8%) was progressing. CONCLUSION As an autoimmune disease, OCP manifests as variable degrees of clinical and laboratory abnormalities with both local and systemic immunosuppressive treatment playing important roles

  18. 小儿手烧伤瘢痕畸形的整形外科治疗%Plastic surgery treatment on cicatricial deformation in child burn of hand

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    葛乃航; 朱云

    2002-01-01

    Background: Cicatricial deformation in child burn of hand often leads to severe squaelae. According to different causes of disease , different plastic surgery were adopted .The key of operation lies in skin repairing , articulation dealing, and thumb correcting, which aim is to resume normal longitudinal and transverse arcs ,holding and clenching ability.

  19. Cicatricial ectropion correction in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum: case report Correção de ectrópio cicatricial em paciente com pioderma gangrenoso: relato de caso

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    Fernando Procianoy

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available A 19 year old female with pyoderma gangrenosum was referred to the oculoplastic clinic for evaluation of severe cicatricial ectropion of the right lower eyelid. Examination evidenced important scarring of lower eyelid and malar region with secondary ectropion. A full-thickness skin graft associated with a lateral tarsal strip procedure and scar tissue release was performed. The patient's corticosteroid dose was raised for the procedure, and after surgery there was no healing problem or ulcer formation in the eyelid or in the graft donor site. As pyoderma gangrenosum is associated with a pathergy phenomenon in up to 25% of the cases, the onset of new lesions is a relevant concern when performing surgery in these patients. In this case, the surgery was safely performed under corticosteroid immunosuppression.Paciente do sexo feminino de 19 anos com pioderma gangrenoso foi encaminhada ao setor de Plástica Ocular para avaliação de ectrópio cicatricial grave da pálpebra inferior direita. O exame evidenciou cicatrização importante na pálpebra inferior e região malar com um ectrópio secundário. Foi realizado liberação do tecido cicatricial e um enxerto de pele total associado a "tarsal strip". A dose de corticóide da paciente foi aumentada para a realização do procedimento e não houve problemas de cicatrização ou formação de úlceras na pálpebra ou no sítio doador após a cirurgia. Como o pioderma gangrenoso é associado ao fenômeno de patergia em até 25% dos casos, o surgimento de novas lesões é uma preocupação relevante ao indicar cirurgia nestes pacientes. Neste caso, a cirurgia foi realizada com segurança sob imunossupressão com corticóide.

  20. Reconstrução cirúrgica da estenose cicatricial de vias biliares pós-colecistectomia

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    Aderivaldo Coelho de Andrade

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar uma série de casos de estenose cicatricial de vias biliares pós-colecistectomia submetidos à reconstrução cirúrgica. MÉTODOS: Foi realizado estudo retrospectivo de 27 pacientes submetidos à reconstrução cirúrgica da via biliar por estenose cicatricial. O tipo de colecistectomia que resultou na lesão, idade e sexo, sinais e sintomas, o momento do diagnóstico, se precoce ou tardio, presença de cirurgias prévias na tentativa de reconstruir a árvore biliar, classificação das estenoses, e tipo de operação empregada para o tratamento da injúria foram analisados. RESULTADOS: Vinte e seis lesões ocorreram durante laparotomia e uma durante vídeolaparoscopia. Dezesseis pacientes (59% tiveram as lesões diagnosticadas no transoperatório ou nos primeiros dias de pós-operatório, sete (26% dos quais já submetidos à reoperação no hospital de origem, evoluindo mal; nove pacientes desse grupo (33% não tinham reoperação. Onze pacientes (41% apresentaram a forma clássica de estenose cicatricial, sem acidentes transoperatórios aparentes, com desenvolvimento de obstrução biliar tardia. Todos os pacientes foram submetidos à anastomose hepático-jejunal em "Y" de Roux, sendo que em dois casos os ductos hepáticos direito e esquerdo foram implantados separadamente na alça exclusa de jejuno. Vinte e seis pacientes (96,3% evoluíram bem inicialmente, um paciente teve fístula biliar e foi a óbito. Uma paciente com bom resultado inicial apresentou recidiva da anastomose, cirrose secundária e está aguardando transplante hepático. CONCLUSÃO: A maioria das lesões foi diagnosticada durante a colecistectomia ou nos primeiros dias de pós-operatório, sete pacientes já tinham sido operados na tentativa de reconstruir o trato biliar. A hepaticojejunostomia em "Y" de Roux empregada mostrou-se segura e efetiva em recanalizar a via biliar a curto e longo prazos.

  1. Upper eyelid entropion and dry eye in cicatricial trachoma without trichiasis Entrópio de pálpebra superior e olho seco no tracoma cicatricial sem triquíase

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    Abrahão Lucena

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: to evaluate the position of the upper eyelid margin and eye surface status in cicatricial trachoma without trichiasis (TS. METHODS: Slit-lamp biomicroscopy was employed to evaluate the location of the upper lid mucocutaneous transition of 156 eyes of 78 patients with trichiasis and of 130 eyes of 65 control subjects. For each eye the position of the upper lid mucocutaneous junction was graded with respect to the line of meibomian gland orifices into 3 categories: a anterior, b at the line, and c posterior to the line. Ocular surface dye staining with lissamine green was performed in all eyes. All participants answered a questionnaire with queries on the presence and intensity of dry eye symptoms. RESULTS: In the eyes with trichiasis the location of the mucocutaneous transition was posterior to the meibomian gland line in 55 (35.3%, at the line in 77 (49.4% and anterior to the line in only 24 (15.4%. In the control group these figures were: 5 (3.8%; 42 (42% and 83 (63.8%. Lissamine staining and dry eye symptoms were also associated with trichiasis. CONCLUSION: Different degrees of upper lid entropion are already present in cicatricial trachoma even in the absence of trichiasis. Trichiasis is associated with lissamine green staining and dry eye symptoms. Conjunctivalization of the upper lid margin may play a role in the development of trachomatous dry eye.OBJETIVOS: Avaliar a posição da margem palpebral superior e a superfície ocular no tracoma cicatricial sem triquíase (TS. MÉTODOS: A localização da transição mucocutânea da pálpebra superior foi avaliada com lâmpada de fenda em 156 olhos de 78 pacientes com triquíase e de 130 olhos de 65 controles. A posição da transição mucocutânea foi classificada em relação à linha das glândulas de Meibômio em três categorias: a anterior, b sobre a linha e c posterior a linha. A superfície ocular de todos os olhos foi avaliada com verde de lissamina. Todos os participantes

  2. Formação de membrana fibrótica cicatricial em paciente submetido à ceratoplastia penetrante

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    Alexandre Augusto Basso Fialho

    Full Text Available RESUMO O surgimento de uma membrana fibrótica opacificada na córnea transplantada é pouco descrito nas literaturas nacional e mundial. O objetivo é relatar o caso de um paciente com leucoma total de olho esquerdo que foi submetido à ceratoplastia penetrante levando a formação de dupla câmara anterior devido ao surgimento de uma membrana fibrótica cicatricial. Paciente do sexo masculino, 54 anos, com leucoma total secundário a ceratite herpética, diabético há 20 anos, em uso de insulina, com retinopatia diabética não proliferativa. Realizou-se cirurgia de membranectomia com complicações pós-operatória.

  3. Feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia.

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    Craig, L E; Hardam, E E; Hertzke, D M; Flatland, B; Rohrbach, B W; Moore, R R

    2009-01-01

    A retrospective study of cases of a unique intramural inflammatory mass within the feline gastrointestinal tract was performed in order to describe and characterize the lesion. Twenty-five cases were identified from archival surgical and postmortem tissues. The lesion most often occurred as an ulcerated intramural mass at the pyloric sphincter (n = 12) or the ileocecocolic junction or colon (n = 9); the remaining cases were in the small intestine. Seven cases also had lymph node involvement. The lesions were characterized by eosinophilic inflammation, large reactive fibroblasts, and trabeculae of dense collagen. Intralesional bacteria were identified in 56% of the cases overall and all of the ileocecocolic junction and colon lesions. Fifty-eight percent of cats tested had peripheral eosinophilia. Cats treated with prednisone had a significantly longer survival time than those receiving other treatments. We propose that this is a unique fibroblastic response of the feline gastrointestinal tract to eosinophilic inflammation that in some cases is associated with bacteria. The lesion is often grossly and sometimes histologically mistaken for neoplasia.

  4. 永存原始玻璃体增生症的临床表现及晶状体后纤维血管膜的病理学特征%Clinical manifestations and pathological characteristics of retrolental membranes secondary to persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous

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    张岩; 林锦镛

    2016-01-01

    Background Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) is a congenital eye disease of children,because its clinical manifestations are nonspecific,it is easy to be misdiagnosed as congenital cataract and the prognosis is poor.There has been more researches on PHPV clinical characteristics than its histopathological feature and immunochemistry.Objective This study was to investigate the clinical characteristics of PHPV and the pathological characteristics of retrolental membranes secondary to PHPV.Methods The clinical data of 6 PHPV eyes from 6 patients during May 2005 to December 2014 were retrospectively analyzed.All the PHPV eyes received a combinating procedure of cataract extraction and anterior vitrectomy.The retrolental membranes were collected during surgery for the histopathological examination by hematoxylin & eosin staining and periodic acid-Schiff (PAS)staining.Immunochemistry was used to detect the expression of Vimentin,smooth muscle actin (SMA),S-100,glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP),neuron specific enolase (NSE),epithelial membrane antigen (EMA),CD34 and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) in the retrolental membranes.Results Monocular PHPV was found in 6 cases since born,with the main clinical manifestation of similar to congenital cataract.The ocular axial was shorter in 5 PHPV eyes than that of the contralateral eye by A-sonography,and 1 eye accompanied by eye nystagmus,strabismus and small cornea.The retrolental membranes were seen during the surgery in all cases,and the white band through the vitreous in 2 eyes.Pathological examination showed that the retrolental membrane was mainly composed of loose or myxoid connective tissue fibers,the capillaries and small veins.PAS positive tissue,residual transparent artery and differentiated adipocytes were exhibited in some specimens.Immunohistochemistry indicated that spindle-shape cells in the retrolental membranes presented the characteristics of mesenchymal cells,and some cells

  5. Community-based transconjunctival marginal rotation for cicatricial trachoma in Indians from the Upper Rio Negro basin

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    2004-05-01

    Full Text Available The objective of the present study was to describe, for the first time in Brazil, the use by a non-ophthalmologist of a community-based marginal rotation procedure by a posterior approach in the indigenous population from the Upper Rio Negro basin. Seventy-three upper eyelids of 46 Indians (11 males and 35 females with cicatricial upper eyelid entropion and trichiasis were operated in the Indian communities using a marginal rotational procedure by a posterior approach by a non-ophthalmologist physician who had general surgery experience but only an extremely short period (one week of ophthalmic training. Subjects were reevaluated 6 months after surgery. Results were classified according to the presence and location of residual trichiasis and symptoms were assessed according to a three-level subjective scale (better, worse or no change. Fifty-six eyelids (76.7% were free from trichiasis, whereas residual trichiasis was observed in 17 eyelids (23.3% of 10 subjects. In these cases, trichiasis was either lateral or medial to the central portion of the lid. Of these 10 patients, only 4 reported that the surgery did not improve the irritative symptoms. We conclude that marginal rotation by a posterior approach is an effective and simple procedure with few complications, even when performed by non-specialists. Due to its simplicity the posterior approach is an excellent option for community-based upper eyelid entropion surgery.

  6. Sterol intermediates of cholesterol biosynthesis inhibit hair growth and trigger an innate immune response in cicatricial alopecia.

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    Sreejith P Panicker

    Full Text Available Primary cicatricial alopecia (PCA is a group of inflammatory hair disorders that cause scarring and permanent hair loss. Previous studies have implicated PPARγ, a transcription factor that integrates lipogenic and inflammatory signals, in the pathogenesis of PCA. However, it is unknown what triggers the inflammatory response in these disorders, whether the inflammation is a primary or secondary event in disease pathogenesis, and whether the inflammatory reaction reflects an autoimmune process. In this paper, we show that the cholesterol biosynthetic pathway is impaired in the skin and hair follicles of PCA patients. Treatment of hair follicle cells with BM15766, a cholesterol biosynthesis inhibitor, or 7-dehydrocholesterol (7-DHC, a sterol precursor, stimulates the expression of pro-inflammatory chemokine genes. Painting of mouse skin with 7-DHC or BM15766 inhibits hair growth, causes follicular plugging and induces the infiltration of inflammatory cells into the interfollicular dermis. Our results demonstrate that cholesterologenic changes within hair follicle cells trigger an innate immune response that is associated with the induction of toll-like receptor (TLR and interferon (IFN gene expression, and the recruitment of macrophages that surround the hair follicles and initiate their destruction. These findings reveal a previously unsuspected role for cholesterol precursors in PCA pathogenesis and identify a novel link between sterols and inflammation that may prove transformative in the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders.

  7. Effect of oxygen tension on the quantities of procollagenase-activating angiogenic factor present in the developing kitten retina.

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    Taylor, C. M.; Weiss, J B; Kissun, R D; Garner, A

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    Maintenance of newborn kittens in an oxygen rich atmosphere followed by a recovery period in a normal atmosphere mimicked the effects of the human disease retrolental fibroplasia. The retinas of such kittens contained significantly raised levels of low molecular weight angiogenic material (as measured by procollagenase activation) when compared with those of a control group of kittens.

  8. Clinicopathological analysis of 53 cases of cicatricial alopecia%53例瘢痕性秃发的临床和病理特点分析

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    戚世玲; 赵莹; 张小婷; 张斌; 杨建; 章星琪

    2013-01-01

    目的 探讨瘢痕性脱发的临床、组织病理与皮肤镜特点,以及治疗和预后的特征.方法 回顾性分析53例瘢痕性脱发患者的临床资料,分析其组织病理、皮肤镜征象、治疗和预后的特点.结果 瘢痕性脱发以脱发、毛囊开口消失、毛囊皮脂腺单位数目减少或消失为共同特征.基底细胞局灶液化变性、毛囊角栓、毛细血管分支状扩张、免疫荧光阳性提示盘状红斑狼疮;界面皮炎提示毛发扁平苔藓;炎症和弹力纤维轻微破坏提示假性斑秃;毛囊间黏蛋白沉积及毛囊口下陷为黏蛋白性脱发的特点;脓疱可见于脱发性毛囊炎和分割性蜂窝织炎或毛囊炎,前者多伴有簇状发,窦道形成则仅见于后者.治疗对淋巴细胞性患者使用免疫抑制剂,对中性粒细胞性患者使用抗生素和维A酸.结论 组织病理检查对诊断起决定性作用.瘢痕性脱发造成不可逆的毛囊损害,治疗周期长.早期诊断及早期合理用药可控制疾病发展,减少永久性脱发损害.%Objective To investigate the clinical,histopathological and dermoscopic features as well as treatment and prognosis of cicatricial alopecia.Methods Clinical data on 53 patients with cicatricial alopecia were retrospectively collected and studied.Pathological and dermoscopic characteristics,as well as treatment modality and prognosis of cicatricial alopecia were analyzed.Results Cicatricial alopecia was characterized by alopecia,disappearance of follicular ostia,and absence or decrease in the number of polisebaceous gland units.Pathologically,focal liquefactive degeneration of basal cells,follicular keratotic plugs,arborising telangiectasia together with a positive immunofluorescence test were usually suggestive of discoid lupus erythematosus,interface dermatitis suggestive of lichen planopilaris,inflammation and mild disruption of elastic fibers suggestive of classic pseudopelade of Brocq.Mucin deposition between hair

  9. Adiaspiromicose humana: lesões cicatriciais em linfonodos do mediastino Human adiaspiromycosis: cicatricial lesions in mediastinal lymph nodes

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    Mário A.P. Moraes

    2004-03-01

    Full Text Available Em paciente de 60 anos, sexo masculino, com diagnóstico radiográfico de massa tumoral no pulmão direito - depois reconhecida, por meio de biópsia transbrônquica, como de natureza maligna -, não se descobriu qualquer evidência tomográfica de metástases a distância. Resolveu-se então, para fins de estadiamento da neoplasia, obter material de linfonodos mediastinais. O exame microscópico desse material não demonstrou invasão neoplásica, mas revelou a presença de granulomas em avançado estádio de fibrose, contendo raras estruturas redondas, vazias, de parede espessa e, quase sempre, colapsada, que foram reconhecidas como adiaconídios de Emmonsia crescens. Havia ainda, nos cortes histológicos, grande quantidade de pigmento antracótico.Chest roentgenogram of a sixty-year-old male patient, revealed a tumoral mass in the right lung, that was later demonstrated by transbronchial biopsy, to be a bronchogenic adenocarcinoma. There was no tomographic evidence of distant metastasis, however, in order to assess the mediastinal involvement for staging of the tumor, biopsies from the regional lymph nodes were obtained. Microscopic examination of the sample tissues failed to show any metastatic lesion, but, unexpectedly, revealed the presence of cicatricial granulomas in an advanced stage of fibrosis. They contained a few round, empty and collapsed corpuscles, limited by a thick PAS-positive, membrane. These structures were identified as adiaconidia of Emmonsia crescens, the etiological agent of human adiaspiromycosis. In the tissue sections, a large amount of carbon dust (anthracosis was also seen.

  10. Evolución cicatricial de úlceras cutáneas experimentales inducida por productos clínicos de limpieza de heridas

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    Programa de doctorado: Avances en Traumatología, Medicina del Deporte y Cuidados de Heridas [ES] Se plantea esta tesis con la finalidad de valorar la relación existente entre los diferentes productos clónicos utilizados en la limpieza de heridas (Agua destilada, Agua oxigenada, Suero fisiológico y Suero Glucosado), y su influencia sobre la evolución cicatricial. Para ello, se hace un recorrido conceptual de las heridas y sus diferentes métodos de resolución, haciendo hincapié en el proceso...

  11. Contratura cicatricial severa em membros superiores após queimadura por escaldamento: relato de caso = Severe upper extremities burn scar contractures after a scald burn: case report

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    Objetivos: Descrever a história e o tratamento de um menino com severa contratura cicatricial em membros superiores após queimadura. Descrição do caso: Paciente de seis anos que evoluiu com importantes contraturas cicatriciais em tronco e membros superiores após queimadura por escaldamento. Foi realizado tratamento cirúrgico através de múltiplas zetaplastias em mais de um tempo cirúrgico, com resultado funcional satisfatório. Conclusões: As contraturas cicatriciais são complicações comu...

  12. Estudo morfométrico e morfológico da cicatrização após uso do laser erbium: YAG em tecidos cutâneos de ratos Morphometrical and morphological study of cicatricial effects caused by application of laser erbium: YAG on the skin of rats

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    Lúcia de Noronha

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    Full Text Available Este trabalho analisa o efeito da reparação cutânea do laser erbium:yttrium aluminunn garnet (YAG (Er:YAG em pele de ratos através de estudo histológico e morfométrico. Tatuaram-se duas figuras no dorso de cada animal (n = 35, denominadas controle e experimento. Na figura experimento, aplicaram-se três passadas de laser Er:YAG com parâmetros padronizados. Cinco animais foram eutanasiados nos dias 0, 7, 14, 28, 56, 84 e 112 de pós-operatório. O estudo histológico demonstrou no dia 0 dano de ablação médio de 215,24 micrômetros (mm, sendo homogêneo com vaporização da epiderme e porções superficiais da derme. O dano térmico residual foi pequeno (média de 41,45mm, observando-se áreas onde estava praticamente ausente. A fibroplasia cicatricial já estava presente no dia 7 (média de 55,58mm, aumentando rapidamente até o dia 28 (média de 209,49mm, quando atingiu um platô e se manteve até o dia 112. Não houve sinais de processo inflamatório agudo no dia 7 e a reepitelização já estava completa. Concluiu-se que a aplicação de laser na pele de ratos induz reparação cutânea ao longo de 112 dias nas condições do experimento.This study analyses the skin contracture effect of the erbium:YAG (Er:YAG laser on the skin of rats by light microscopic histological and morphometrical evaluations. Two squares of back skin were precision tattooed on each of the animals (n = 35, that were termed control and experimental skin. The experimental skin was treated with three passes of the Er:YAG laser with standardized parameters. Five animals were killed and skin specimens were analyzed at 00, 07, 14, 28, 56, 84 and 112 days. Histologic examination demonstrated a mean of 215.24 micrometers ablative damage that was homogeneous with complete vaporization of the epidermis and superficial dermis. The residual thermal damage was small (mean of 41.45 micrometers observing areas where it was absent. The cicatritial fibroplasy was present at

  13. Membrana amniótica nas cirurgias reconstrutivas da superfície ocular nas ceratoconjuntivites cicatriciais Amniotic membrane for ocular surface reconstruction in cicatricial keratoconjunctivitis

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    José Alvaro Pereira Gomes

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: A membrana amniótica tem se consolidado como útil adjuvante no tratamento de afecções da superfície ocular. Sua utilização baseia-se na capacidade de beneficiar o processo de epitelização, além de reduzir os processos inflamatório, angiogênico e cicatricial. O objetivo deste trabalho foi investigar a utilização da membrana amniótica como adjuvante no tratamento das ceratoconjuntivites cicatriciais. Métodos: A membrana amniótica foi captada a partir de parto cesárea e conservada em meio de preservação de córnea e glicerol 1:1 e conservada à -80ºC. Onze olhos de 10 pacientes portadores de ceratoconjuntivite cicatricial grave foram submetidos à cirurgia reconstrutiva da superfície ocular empregando membrana amniótica associada (8 casos ou não (3 casos a transplante de limbo e conjuntiva. Dos 10 pacientes, 3 tinham diagnóstico de síndrome de Stevens-Johnson (SSJ (4 olhos, 6 queimadura ocular por álcali (6 olhos e 1 trauma mecânico (1 olho. Resultados: O tempo médio de seguimento foi de 5,22 meses (variação entre 2 e 13 meses. Um caso de SSJ apresentou infecção pós-operatória e foi excluído da análise dos resultados. Dos outros 10 casos, obtivemos êxito na reconstrução da superfície ocular em 8 casos (80%. Insucesso foi observado em 2 casos de SSJ que apresentavam necrose de córnea no momento da cirurgia (20%. Em relação à acuidade visual, observamos que todos os pacientes apresentaram melhora ou manutenção da acuidade visual. Conclusões: O uso de membrana amniótica constitui uma opção alternativa de grande utilidade na reconstrução da superfície ocular dos casos graves de ceratoconjuntivites cicatriciais que não estejam apresentando necrose estromal. Estudos com maior casuística e tempo de seguimento são necessários para melhor avaliar esse procedimento.Purpose: Amniotic membrane has been consolidated as an useful adjunct in the treatment of ocular surface disorders. Its use is

  14. Scalp expanding in the treatment of large cicatricial baldness%头皮扩张术治疗大面积瘢痕性秃发

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    张博; 胥学冰; 宋振涛; 王家贵; 王立军; 张桂全

    2012-01-01

    目的:总结扩张术治疗大面积瘢痕性秃发的临床经验.方法:自2005年1月~2010年12月,应用皮肤软组织扩张术治疗因火焰烧伤、化学烧伤、撕脱伤愈合后遗留的大面积瘢痕性秃发,共18例.根据秃发及正常头皮的面积选择扩张器大小,将扩张器置入帽状腱膜下,放置引流管,3天后开始向扩张囊注液,注液总量据瘢痕秃发面积而定,一般修复1cm头皮,需要注水4.0 ~ 4.5ml.行扩张器取出、瘢痕秃发切除、头皮皮瓣转移术.结果:临床治疗18例大面积瘢痕性秃发病人,均取得满意效果.结论:皮肤软组织扩张术是修复大面积瘢痕性秃发的理想方法.%Objective To summary the experience in clinical application of scalp expanding technique for treatment of large cicatricial baldness. Methods From January 2005 to December 2010,18 patients with large cicatricial baldness were admitted to our department for treatment. The causes were burns, chemical or avulsion.Right choice of expanders depend on baldness and normal scalp area.ln the first stage,a tissue expander was inplanted into the subgaleal. After a sufficient skin expansion was made by the routine water affusion, cicatricial baldness resection and the expanded scalp fiap graft was operated. Results All the 18 cases were treated with a satisfactory therapeutic result. Conclusion Skin soft tissue expansion is an ideal method to repair cicatricia! baldness with large area.

  15. Cicatricial Alopecia Overview

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    ... evaluation of the hair bulbs—expansions at the base of the hair from which the shaft develops— ... may result from changes in the lipid and metabolism in the oil glands. Specifically, the loss of ...

  16. Shrimp diet and skin healing strength in rats Dieta com camarão e resistência cicatricial da pele, em ratos

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    Elizabeth Lage Borges

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: Surgical scar tensile strength may be influenced by several factors such as drugs, hormones and diet. The purpose of the present study was to determine the influence of a shrimp-enriched diet on the tensile strength of rat scars. METHODS: Forty male Wistar rats were submitted to a 4 cm dorsal skin incision and the wounds were sutured with 5-0 nylon interrupted suture. The animals were divided into two groups: Group 1 (control received a regular diet, and Group 2 (experimental received a shrimp-enriched diet. The two diets contained the same amounts of proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. The rats in each group were divided into two subgroups according to the time of assessment of the scar tensile strength: subgroup A, studied on the 5th postoperative day, and subgroup B, studied on the 21st postoperative day. RESULTS: The tensile strength of the scar on the 5th postoperative day was lower in the animals that received the shrimp-enriched-diet (303.0, standard error of mean= 34.1 than in the control group (460.1, SEM = 56.7 (pOBJETIVO: A resistência cicatricial da pele pode ser influenciada por diversos fatores como medicamentos, hormônios e dieta. Este trabalho foi delineado para determinar a influência da dieta com camarão na resistência cicatricial na pele. MÉTODOS: Quarenta ratos machos Wistar foram submetidos a incisão (4cm e suturas interrompidas da pele dorsal, com fio de nylon 5-0, e foram divididos em dois grupos: o Grupo 1 (controle recebeu uma dieta convencional e Grupo 2 (experimental, recebeu dieta com adição de com camarão. As duas dietas continham quantidades semelhantes de proteína, lipídeos, e carboidratos. Os ratos de cada grupo foram divididos em dois subgrupos de acordo com os distintos períodos pós-operatórios de avaliação da resistência tecidual: subgrupo A, estudado no 5° dia pós-operatório, e subgrupo B, estudado no 21° dia pós-operatório. RESULTADOS: A resistência cicatricial da pele no 5

  17. Application of relay expansion for large cicatricial alopecia%接力扩张法在大面积瘢痕性秃发修复中的应用

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    刘烨; 朱飞; 宁金龙; 汪垠

    2012-01-01

    To investigate the clinical effect of relay expansion for large cicatricial alopecia. A single surgery was divided into two stages: In stage I , several soft tissue expanders were inserted in subgaleal plane, which would gradually spread the normal scalp organization; In stage II , the expanders were removed, and advanced expansion and rotation flaps were used to repair larger cicatricial alopecia. The surgery was relayed to repair the remaining large cicatricial alopecia with satisfactory result.%探讨应用接力扩张法修复大面积瘢痕性秃发的临床效果.手术分期进行:Ⅰ期按设计在头皮帽状腱膜下埋置扩张器,缓慢扩张正常头皮组织;Ⅱ期取出扩张器,推进或旋转扩张皮瓣修复部分瘢痕性秃发区,同时于头皮瓣下接力置放扩张器,待切口愈合良好后注水扩张;扩张过程完成后再次手术修复残余瘢痕秃发区.以此方法重复进行,直至瘢痕完全去除,效果满意.

  18. 高密度毛发移植术在瘢痕性脱发治疗中的应用%Application of high-density hair transplantation in treatment of cicatricial alopecia

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    张菊芳; 沈海燕; 韩蕾; 付丽; 郭晓波; 祝飞; 李金晟

    2011-01-01

    Objective To investigate the effect of high-density hair transplantation on the treatment of cicatricial alopecia and its features. Methods The units of transplanted hair follicle were counted according to the area of cicatricial alopecia and required hair density. Scalp strip from the occipital region ( donor site) was harvested, and then it was transplanted into the recipient sites ( cicatricial alopecia) after the taken scalp was made into hair follicle units with anatomic structure reservation by microscopic dissection. From January 2005 to December 2010 , totally 76 patients with cicatricial alopecia underwent the operation metioned above. Results After 6 ~ 18 months follow-up in 76 patients , excellent results ( complete cover) were achieved in 36 patients, good ( basic cover) in 24 patients, so-so (lower-density transplanted hair or part uncovered cicatricial alopecia ) in 16 patients. All cases were satisfied with the results except for 2 patients with epidermoid cysts which were healed with local treatments. Conclusion The high-density hair transplantation is a good method for treating cicatricial alopecia with such advantages as slight invasion, quick recovery , high transplanting density , high survival rate and satisfactory postoperative results. It is worth extending in clinic.%目的 探讨高密度毛发移植术在瘢痕性脱发修复中的疗效及其特点.方法 首先根据脱发区的面积及毛发的移植密度计算出移植毛囊的单位数;然后以患者的枕后部为供区,切取优势的头皮条,采用显微分割的方法将其制成保留正常解剖结构的毛囊单位后植入脱发区.自2005年1月至2010年12月,对76例瘢痕性脱发患者行高密度毛发移植术.结果 术后随访76例患者6~18个月,其中脱发区被完全覆盖者36例,为优;基本覆盖者24例,为良;毛发的密度较低,仍有部分脱发区外露者13例,为可;头皮瘢痕明显外露者3例,为差.移植后的

  19. Myopia: Prevalence and Progression

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    retrolental fibroplasia leads to the severe myopia, and that this is comparable to the myopia that has been produced experimentally by depriving animals of...myopia may result from near environmental conditions. According to these studies, animals raised in laboratories developed more myopia than ani- mals...89:El-E2. Er’ckson, P.M. 1978 Accounting for refractive changes in orthokeratology Contacto 22 (September):9-12. Erickson, P.M., and Thorn, F. 1977

  20. NGF Modulates trkANGFR/p75NTR in αSMA-Expressing Conjunctival Fibroblasts from Human Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid (OCP)

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    Di Zazzo, Antonio; Sgrulletta, Roberto; Cortes, Magdalena; Normando, Eduardo Maria; Lambiase, Alessandro; Bonini, Stefano

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    Objective In a previous study, we reported the upregulation of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) and trkANGFR expression in Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid (OCP), an inflammatory and remodeling eye disease. Herein, we hypothesize a potential NGF-driven mechanism on fibroblasts (FBs) during OCP remodeling events. To verify, human derived OCP-FBs were isolated and characterized either at baseline or after NGF exposure. Materials and Methods Conjunctival biopsies were obtained from 7 patients having OCP and 6 control subjects (cataract surgery). Both conjunctivas and primary FB cultures were characterised for αSMA, NGF and trkANGFR/p75NTR expression. Subcultures were exposed to NGF and evaluated for αSMA, NGF, trkANGFR/p75NTR expression as well as TGFβ1/IL4 release. For analysis, early and advanced subgroups were defined according to clinical parameters. Results OCP-conjunctivas showed αSMA-expressing FBs and high NGF levels. Advanced OCP-FBs showed higher αSMA expression associated with higher p75NTR and lower trkANGFR expression, as compared to early counterparts. αSMA expression was in keeping with disease severity and correlated to p75NTR. NGF exposure did not affect trkANGFR levels in early OCP-FBs while decreased both αSMA/p75NTR expression and TGFβ1/IL4 release. These effects were not observed in advanced OCP-FBs. Conclusions Taken together, these data are suggestive for a NGF/p75NTR task in the potential modulation of OCP fibrosis and encourages further studies to fully understand the underlying mechanism occurring in fibrosis. NGF/p75NTR might be viewed as a potential therapeutic target. PMID:26569118

  1. Padrão dermatoscópico das alopecias cicatriciais causadas por lúpus eritematoso discoide e líquen plano pilar Dermoscopy patterns of cicatricial alopecia resulting from discoid lupus erythematosus and lichen planopilaris

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    Bruna Duque Estrada

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    Full Text Available FUNDAMENTOS: A dermatoscopia é método importante de diagnóstico de doenças melanocíticas benignas e malignas. Recentemente, o uso desse método tem demonstrado grande ajuda também no diagnóstico e acompanhamento das alopecias. OBJETIVO: Descrever e demonstrar os achados dermatoscópicos de pacientes com quadros clínicos e histopatológicos de alopecia cicatricial. MÉTODOS: Estudo transversal descritivo em que foram selecionados, pelos achados clínicos e histopatológicos do couro cabeludo, 14 pacientes com alopecia cicatricial, sendo quatro casos de líquen plano pilar clássico, cinco casos de alopecia fibrosante frontal e cinco com lúpus eritematoso discoide. Os pacientes foram avaliados com videodermatoscópio e dermatoscópio manual por três examinadores diferentes, de forma independente. Os aumentos variaram de 10 a 70 vezes. RESULTADOS: Foram achados predominantes no lúpus eritematoso discoide placas brancas, capilares arboriformes, tampões ceratósicos e áreas com diminuição dos óstios foliculares; no líquen plano pilar clássico, escamas perifoliculares, pontos brancos e diminuição de óstios foliculares; na alopecia fibrosante frontal, diminuição de óstios foliculares, escama e eritema perifolicular, além de capilares arboriformes. As estruturas azul-acinzentadas, demonstradas neste estudo, não foram descritas na literatura. CONCLUSÕES: O uso da dermatoscopia na avaliação clínica das alopecias ajudou a estabelecer elementos semióticos, melhorou a capacidade de diagnóstico em relação à simples inspeção e revelou novas características das alopecias cicatriciais.BACKGROUND: Dermoscopy is an important tool for the diagnosis of benign and malignant melanocytic diseases. Recently, this method has also been found to be extremely useful in the diagnosis and follow-up of alopecias. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe dermoscopic findings in patients with clinical and histopathological

  2. Updates on Clinical Management of Primary Cicatricial Alopecia%原发性瘢痕性脱发的研究进展

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    章星琪

    2013-01-01

    原发性瘢痕性脱发是一组以毛囊为中心受到永久性和炎症性破坏为特征的脱发性疾病,病因不明.按病理特点分为淋巴细胞性(如盘状红斑狼疮脱发和毛囊扁平苔藓)、中性粒细胞性(如脱发性毛囊炎和分割性蜂窝织炎/毛囊炎)、混合性(如瘢痕疙瘩性毛囊炎/痤疮)和非特异性4类本病有不可复性,如不能及时而有效的接受治疗,进展到瘢痕晚期会导致永久脱发.治疗可阻止病变发展,但不能彻底根治,故本病易反复发作.本文对原发性瘢痕性脱发的诊断、治疗和发病机制等进展进行综述.%Primary cicatricial alopecia ( PCA ) include a group of disqrders characterized by permanent destruction of the hair follicle and irreversible hair loss caused by inflammatory infiltration, with unknown etiology. The commonly used classification of PCA is based on pathology findings and divided it into lymphocytic such as discoid lupus and lichen planopalaris, neutrophilic such as folliculitis decalvans, mixed such as folliculitis (acne) keloidalis and nonspecific. Because of its irreversibility, once diagnosed, effective management should be installed to prevent scarring stage. However, treatment is only to arrest the progress of the disease, but not to eradicate the disorder, because of the largely unknown cause and pathogenesis. Details of classification, diagnosis, options for management and etiology of PCA are now focus in international hair research field and it will be discussed in this review.

  3. Clinical effect of surgical reconstruction of Ⅱ and Ⅲ degree cicatricial ectropion in 46 patients%46例Ⅱ、Ⅲ度瘢痕性睑外翻手术治疗的临床分析

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    李维娟; 雷泽源; 王韶亮; 张一鸣; 樊东力

    2014-01-01

    目的:探讨瘢痕性睑外翻的手术细节的改进及治疗效果。方法回顾我科收治的Ⅱ、Ⅲ度瘢痕性睑外翻患者46例,根据睑外翻的程度和局部情况,选择眼睑部正常皮肤与瘢痕组织交界处设计切口线,尽可能保留和恢复眼轮匝肌结构,松解区域分别超出内外眦处并达眼裂水平,采用全厚皮片游离移植术行睑外翻手术矫正并行睑缘融合,皮片于内外眦韧带处行皮内固定。结果随访6个月至2年,46例眼睑皮片完全存活,眼睑复位良好,无1例眼睑闭合不全。结论适当的选择手术切口线及松解范围,尽可能保留眼轮匝肌的结构完整并对移植皮片在内外眦处进行固定,可以有效预防睑外翻的复发,提升手术效果。%Objective To improve the detail of the surgery for cicatricial ectropion,and the the effect was investigated. Methods Based on 46 patients withⅡ,Ⅲdegree cicatricial ectropion admitted to our department,choose the junction of normal skin and scar tissue as the incision line according to the degree of ectropion and local situation,and to reserve and recover the orbicularis oculi muscle as possible. The released areas exceeded separately the external canthus and reached the level of eye fissure,take advantage of full-thickness skin graft to correct the parallel lines and make fixation to the eyelid ectropion fusion skin graft on external canthal ligament. Results After followed up for 6 months to 2 years,46 cases of eyelid skin grafts survived completely and eyelids were in good reduction,with none case of incomplete eyelid closure. Conclusion Choose the surgical incision and the released areas in a proper way to reserve the structural integrity of orbicu-laris muscle and make skin graft fixation to inner and external canthal skin can prevent effectively the recurrence of ectropion and improve surgical progress.

  4. 延期植皮术联合牵引术在重度关节瘢痕挛缩畸形中的应用%The application of delayed skin grafting combined traction in severe joint cicatricial contracture

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    徐子寒; 张振信; 王本峰; 孙要文; 郭亚东; 高文杰; 秦高平

    2014-01-01

    目的 探讨在重度关节瘢痕挛缩畸形治疗中,采用延期植皮术联合牵引术的效果.方法 2000年3月至2013年5月,临床治疗25例.对重度关节瘢痕挛缩畸形患者,一期行瘢痕切除松解术,术中保留关节部位的血管、神经、肌腱等重要组织,创面用脱细胞猪皮生物敷料覆盖、包扎.术后行关节部位持续皮牵引7~14d,待关节恢复到伸直位,即行二期自体皮移植术.结果 25例患者二期植皮术后2~3周创面一期愈合,皮片完全成活、色泽及弹性良好,关节屈伸基本正常.经3个月至11年的随访,除1例肩关节功能锻炼不积极,效果欠佳,其余均无瘢痕增生、挛缩,关节功能恢复满意.结论 延期植皮术联合牵引术可有效提高皮片成活率、减轻瘢痕形成,关节功能得到良好恢复,提高了患者生活质量.%Objective To investigate the effect of delayed skin grafting combined traction in severe joint cicatricial contracture.Methods At the first stage,the joint cicatricial contracture was released completely with protection of vessels,nerves and tendons.The wound was covered with allogenetic skin or biomaterials.After skin traction for 7-14 days,the joint could reach the extension position.Then the skin graft was performed on the wound.25 cases were treated from Mar.2000 to May.2013.Results Primary healing was achieved at the second stage in all the cases.The skin graft had a satisfactory color and elasticity.Joint function was normal.All the patients were followed up for 3 months to 11 years with no hypertrophic scar and contraction relapse,except for one case who didn' t have enough active exercise on shoulder joint.Conclusion Delayed skin grafting combined traction can effectively increase the skin graft survival rate and improve the joint function recovery.

  5. Morfometria de fibroblastos e fibrócitos durante o processo cicatricial na pele de coelhos da raça Nova Zelândia Branco tratados com calêndula Morphometry of fibroblasts and fibrocytes during wound healing in the skin of rabbits of the New Zeland White breed treated with marigold

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    Leonardo de Oliveira Pagnano

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a capacidade cicatrizante da calêndula (Calendula officinalis L. sobre feridas cutâneas experimentais, em 15 coelhos, distribuídos em três grupos denominados: excipiente, calêndula e controle. Cada animal foi submetido à uma incisão cirúrgica de 6cm de comprimento, lateral à coluna vertebral e suturada no padrão U. Os produtos avaliados foram colocados sobre as incisões durante sete dias na quantidade de 0,1ml (loção cremosa não-iônica - grupo excipiente; tintura de calêndula a 5% - grupo calêndula e nos animais do grupo controle não se utilizou nenhum produto. A biópsia de pele foi realizada no 1°, 3°, 5° e 7° dia após a incisão cirúrgica para avaliação morfométrica do processo cicatricial, analisando-se o número de fibroblastos e fibrócitos. A morfometria foi realizada por meio de microscópio óptico adaptado a um sistema computadorizado de análise de imagens. De acordo com os resultados, a calêndula propiciou obtenção dos maiores valores médios das células envolvidas no processo cicatricial, os fibroblastos, deduzindo que a mesma, inferiu uma resposta mais satisfatória na cicatrização em relação aos demais tratamentos.The aim of this study was to evaluate the scarring capability of marigold (Calendula officinalis L. on experimental skin wounds in 15 rabbits, distributed in three groups: excipient, marigold and control. Each animal was subjected to a surgical incision measuring 6cm in length, laterally to the spinal column and sutured in U-shape. Products evaluated were placed on the incisions for 7 days, at a rate of 0.1ml (nonionic creamy lotion - excipient group; 5% marigold extract and no treatment was provided to control animals. Skin biopsy was performed on 1, 3, 5, and 7 days after wounding, for morphometric and cicatricial process evaluations. The morphometry was performed with an optical microscope adapted to a computadorized picture analysis system. The

  6. 多只扩张器超量扩张修复大面积瘢痕性秃发%Excessive expansion of scalp with multiple dilators to repair cicatricial alopecia in a large area

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    于仁义; 刘顺利; 陈铭锐; 刘本立; 卞东会; 武铠

    2014-01-01

    目的 探讨应用多只扩张器超量扩张头皮修复大面积瘢痕性秃发的临床效果.方法 Ⅰ期手术:根据秃发区的形状、面积大小,选择多只扩张器,在肿胀麻醉下,置于头部有发区帽状腱膜下,注射壶外置.超量扩张3~6个月,以获得额外有发头皮.Ⅱ期手术:将扩张器取出,切除瘢痕,将扩张后的有发头皮,采用滑行推进皮瓣、旋转皮瓣与易位皮瓣联合运用的手术方式,修复头皮秃发区.结果 23例患者术后秃发区修复效果良好,外观满意.结论 多只扩张器超量扩张可获得大量额外扩张头皮.合理设计皮瓣转移术,最大限度地提高了扩张皮肤的利用率,可修复大面积瘢痕性秃发,修复效果良好.%Objective To investigate the application of multiple dilators for excessive expansion of scalp with hair covering and integrated use of expanded flap to repair cicatricial alopecia in a large area.Methods stage Ⅰ surgery was performed as follows:multiple dilators were chosed and embedded below the galea aponeurotica of the scalp with hair covering according to the bald hair shape,size of the alopecia area.Excessive expansion was conducted for 3 to 6 months to get the extra hair scalp.Stage Ⅱ surgery was as follows:Dilators were removed and scar areas were resected,followed by combined use of sliding advancement flap,rotation flap and translocation flap to repair scalp alopecia.Resluts The postoperative effect of all patients was ideal with satisfied appearance.Conclusions Multiple dilator excessive expansion may obtain a large number of additional expansion scalp,combined by reasonable use of skin flap transfer technology,which can be used to repair the large scarring alopecia and get a good clinical effect.

  7. TREATING CICATRICIAL BALDNESS WITH SCALP EXPANDING AND HAIR AUTOGRAFTING%头皮扩张与自体头发移植术治疗瘢痕性秃发

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    李爱林; 余墨声; 龙道畴

    2001-01-01

    Objective To investigate the effective method to treatcicatricial baldness. Methods From 1993 to 1998, 21 cases with multi-region or great-dimensional cicatricial baldness were treated with scalp expanding and hair autografting. Among them, there were 17 males and 4 females, aged from 14 to 49 years old. The operation was divided into two stages, stage one meaned to embed the expander under the scalp and stage two meaned to sow the autogenous hair. Results All cases, no matter what the position and area, were repaired successfully. The biggest dimension of repaired baldness was 340 cm2, one expander exposed and one failed in expanding after operation and be corrected immediately. The normal hair direction changed in two cases. Conclusion Combined use of scalp expanding and hair autografting is an effective method to treat multi-region or great dimensional cicarticial baldness.%目的 探讨一种有效治疗瘢痕性秃发的方法。方法 1993年~1998年,收治多部位或大面积瘢痕性秃发21例,根据秃发部位和面积的不同,对同一患者的瘢痕性秃发分别采用头皮扩张与自体头发移植术(带毛囊薄皮条移植)进行治疗,共安放皮肤扩张器34枚,修复秃发的最大面积为340cm2。结果 无论秃发区面积的大小,或是鬓角、发际等特殊部位的秃发,术后创面愈合良好,秃发区均得到较满意的修复。1个月后移植的带毛囊薄皮条基本成活,并可见毛发生长。本组术后发生扩张器外露1例,扩张失败1例,均及时取出处理。另有2例头发生长方向改变。结论 头皮扩张与自体头发移植术联合应用,是治疗多部位或大面积瘢痕性秃发较理想的方法。

  8. Clinical study of repairing donor site of thickness from cicatricial skin with auto-scalp grafting%自体头皮移植修复瘢痕皮肤中厚供皮区创面的效果观察

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    申传安; 柴家科; 张琳; 李东杰; 庹晓晔; 蔡建华; 王淑君; 朱华; 蔡金东

    2013-01-01

    Objective To study the effects of using auto-scalp for repairing donor site of thickness from cicatricial skin with auto-scalp grafting.Methods A total of 13 cases with donor site of thickness from cicatricial skin from January 2011 to December 2011 were analyzed.Wounds of donor site from cicatricial skin were grafted with auto-scalp and scalp were fixation was applied with negative pressure.The survival rate of auto-scalp graft was observed at Day 7 post-operation.At Month 12,hyperplastic scars at these donor sites of cicatricial skin were assessed through Vancouver Scar Assessment Table,scar itch assessment and scar proliferation rate.Wounds in the other thirteen cases with donor site of thickness from cicatricial skin from January 2010 to December 2010 were covered with vaseline gauze as control.Results No significant difference existed in the gender and age of the two groups patients (P > 0.05).The auto-scalp graft all survived.And the average healing time of donor-site wound in cicatricial skin in grafting group (7 days) was significantly decreased than that of control group (a mean of 20 days) (P < 0.01).After followed up for twelve months,the scar formation assessment value (1.5 ± 0.5),scar itch assessment (1.2 ± 0.4) and scar proliferation rate (14.6% ± 7.6%) in grafting group were significantly less than those of control group (6.7 ±1.1,2.0 ±0.7,55.8% ± 12.2%,all P<0.01).Conclusion Auto-scalp grafting may greatly shorten the healing procedure and ameliorate the quality of donor-site of thickness from cicatricial skin.%目的 观察自体头皮移植修复瘢痕皮肤中厚供皮区创面的临床效果.方法 对2011年1至12月解放军总医院第一附属医院烧伤整形科收治的13例以瘢痕皮肤为中厚供皮区的大面积烧伤后整形患者(植皮组)的临床资料进行回顾性分析,瘢痕供皮区创面均采用自体中厚头皮皮片移植,并使用负压治疗技术固定皮片,手术后第7天拆除敷料,观

  9. 皮肤软组织扩张术联合毛囊单位提取技术治疗烧伤后瘢痕性秃发%Application of soft tissue expansion combined with follicular unit extraction for burn cicatricial bald

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    陈海华; 张菊芳; 李金晟; 贾明; 郭晓波; 王宇燕; 沈海燕

    2015-01-01

    Objective To investigate the therapeutic effect of soft tissue expansion combined with follicular unit extraction(FUE) for burn cicatricial bald.Methods 48 patients with burn cicatricial bald (> 25 cm2) were treated in three stages.The expanders were implanted on the first stage.After expansion for 8 weeks,the expanders were taken out and local flaps were transferred.One year later,follicular unit extraction(FUE) was applied on the bald area.Results 48 cases were followed up for 5 years with satisfactory cosmetic results.The VAS assessment of satisfaction on hair appearance after three-staged surgery was 8.2 ± 2.1.Conclusions Soft tissue expansion combined with FUE has a reliable effect for burn cicatricial bald.%目的 探讨并分析皮肤软组织扩张术联合毛囊单位提取技术治疗烧伤后瘢痕性秃发的效果.方法 2007年3月至2013年6月共收治48例患者,秃发面积均大于25 cm2.一期手术行扩张器置入,注入额定容量的200%~ 300%;二期手术在注水完成后8周,行局部皮瓣转移修复术;三期手术在皮瓣修复后1年,行瘢痕区单体式毛发移植.结果 经扩张器联合毛发移植后,48例患者瘢痕区毛发生长自然,随访5年,效果满意.三期手术后的毛发形态满意度的VAS评分为(8.2±2.1)分.结论 皮肤软组织扩张术联合毛囊单位提取技术对头部烧伤后瘢痕性秃发修复效果确切.

  10. Avaliação macroscópica, microscópica e histomorfométrica do tecido cicatricial pós-cirúrgico de eqüinos submetidos a duas técnicas de neurectomia digital Macroscopic, microscopic, and histomorphometric evaluation of post-operative scar tissue in horses submitted to two techniques for digital neurectomy

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    A. Escobar

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available Avaliou-se macro e microscopicamente o tecido cicatricial pós-operatório de eqüinos submetidos a duas técnicas de neurectomia digital: guilhotina (TG e stripping (TS. Decorridos 14 meses das cirurgias, foram colhidas 32 amostras de tecido cicatricial em quatro éguas, que tiveram os membros submetidos a ambas as técnicas. À macroscopia, verificaram-se as dimensões da cicatriz do coto proximal e a distância entre os cotos proximal e distal. À microscopia, foi quantificada a proporção de tecido nervoso regenerado por meio de histomorfometria. Não houve diferença nas dimensões do tecido cicatricial, contudo a distância entre cotos foi 5,6 vezes maior na TS (PThe post-operative healed tissues in horses submitted to two digital neurectomy techniques, the guilhotine (GT and the stripping (ST, were evaluated by macroscopy and microscopy. Fourteen months after surgery, 32 samples of scar tissue were collected from four mares that had the members experimentally submitted to both surgical techniques. By macroscopy, the dimensions of the scar tissue of the proximal stump and the distance between nerve stumps were taken. By microscopy, the proportion of nervous tissues in the scar tissue was quantified by histomorphometry. There were no differences between the scar tissue dimensions, but the distance between stumps was 5.6-fold greater in ST subjects. Histologically, connective tissue, macrophages, and thin nervous fibers were observed in scar tissue present in animals of both groups. Nodular structures composed by nervous fascicules were visualized in 56.2% (9/16 of the samples collected from the ST group. The mean percentage of the nervous tissue in scar tissue was 0.31% in GT samples and 2.6% in ST samples (P<0.001. After ST, a longer time to the return of the sensibility may occur due to the greater distance between stumps. However, greater proportion of nervous tissue in the scar tissue suggests that the use of this technique favors

  11. Secondary cicatricial and other permanent alopecias.

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    Finner, Andreas M; Otberg, Nina; Shapiro, Jerry

    2008-01-01

    Various nonfollicular scalp conditions can cause secondary scarring or permanent alopecia. Possible causes are congenital defects, trauma, inflammatory conditions, infections, and neoplasms (rarely drugs). Associated signs and symptoms and other diagnostic procedures such as histopathology may aid in the diagnosis. Detection of the underlying disorder may be difficult in end-stage lesions. Treatment is specific for active conditions. Surgery and hair transplantation are options for localized scars.

  12. Efifcacy of bilateral anterior cervical­shoulder skin lfaps in the treatment of cicatricial contracture def­ ormity of neck%双侧颈肩皮瓣修复颈前瘢痕挛缩畸形疗效探讨

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    王运成; 翟刚; 吴永芳

    2014-01-01

    目的:探讨双侧颈肩皮瓣修复颈前瘢痕挛缩畸形的方法及疗效。方法选取2008年本院烧伤整形科收治的22例烧伤后颈前瘢痕挛缩畸形患者为研究对象,首先切除患者颈前瘢痕,松解挛缩带,然后从侧颈向肩峰方向设计、形成双侧颈肩皮瓣,最后向内旋转交叉修复颈前创面。结果22例患者采用的44个皮瓣全部成活,其中,优18例(81.82%),良4例(18.18%),优良率达100.00%。患者颈部活动功能恢复良好,皮肤质软,外观及功能良好,供皮区瘢痕增生不明显,无一例继发性颈部瘢痕挛缩畸形。无一例患者要求二期修整术。22例患者获随访1~5年,随访率达100.00%,与治疗前相比,患者颈部活动度各项指标均有不同程度的改善,差异均具有显著性(t=41.7592、21.2191、30.6134、16.7351、27.3986、54.2873,P均<0.01)。同时,经治疗后患者的颈颏角显著改善,差异具有显著性(t=62.2417,P<0.01)。患者对治疗的满意度较高,且疗效显著。结论双侧颈肩皮瓣血运可靠,能充分覆盖修复颈前部大创面,是修复颈前瘢痕的一种可行方法。%ObjectiveTo evaluate the efifcacy of bilateral anterior cervical-shoulder skin lfaps for repairing cicatricial contracture deformity of neck and to improve the method for the repair of soft tissue defect of neck. Method22 cases with cicatricial contracture deformity of neck in Baise City People’s Hospital were repaired by ifrst of all removed cervical scar removal, released contracture, then the second forming a bilateral anterior cervical-shoulder skin lfaps along the lateral neck to the acromion, the last ifnally repaired the front wound of neck by inward rotation cross.Result22 cases with cicatricial contracture deformity of neck by burn were operated with this method, with excellent in 18 cases (81.82%), good in 4 cases (18.18%), and optimal rate of 100.00%. All 44 skin

  13. Effect of nitrous oxide inhalant combined with misoprostol on induced abortion of cicatricial uterus%氧化亚氮联合米索前列醇用于哺乳期瘢痕子宫人工流产术的临床观察

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    葛彦欣; 张小丽; 林雪

    2011-01-01

    目的 探讨氧化亚氮与米索前列醇并用于哺乳期瘢痕子宫人工流产术的临床效果.方法 将180例哺乳期瘢痕子宫早孕妇女采取随机数字表法分为氧化亚氮组65例、联合组60例,将要求直接施以负压吸引术者55例作为对照组.观察3组术中镇痛效果、宫颈松弛程度、手术时间、出血量、手术并发症的发生率.结果 与对照组比较,氧化亚氮组及联合组镇痛效果明显,联合组宫颈松弛度更佳,且手术时间最短,手术并发症的发生率最低[宫颈松弛度:86.7%比35.4%、18.1%;手术时间:(2.8±2.0)min比(3.6±2.3)min、(4.9±2.2)min;出血量:(13.4±2.8)ml比(17.1±3.1)ml、(19.0±2.8)ml;P<0.05].结论 氧化亚氮镇痛、米索前列醇扩张宫颈,两者联合既能明显减痛,又能降低哺乳期癜痕子宫人工流产手术的操作难度,减少并发症的发生.%Objective To study the effect of nitrous oxide inhalant combined with misoprostol preoperatively on induced abortion of cicatricial uterus. Methods One hundred and eighty pregnant women who were desirous of termination of pregnancy were randomly assigned to receive nitrous oxide in combination with miso-prostol preoperatively( combination group) , nitrous oxide( nitrous oxid group) or none( control group). The main outcomes were analgesic effect, cervical dilatation, the duration of the procedure, intraoperative blood loss, incidences of induced abortion syndrome and other complications. Results The analgesia efficacy in combination group and nitrous oxid group showed significant differences from control group. Compared with nitrous oxid group, combination group showed further cervical dilatation, less duration of the procedure and incidences of complication (P <0. 05). Conclusions Nitrous oxide inhalant in combination with misoprostol preoperatively has proved analgesia efficacy for induced abortion of cicatricial uterus, which decreases the difficulty of operation and the risk of

  14. Retinoblastoma; Le retinoblastome

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    Desjardins, L.; Doz, F.; Schlienger, P.; Validire, P.; Quintana, E.; Zucker, J.M. [Institut Curie, 75 - Paris (France)

    1996-05-01

    Early symptoms of retinoblastoma (leukocoria, strabismus) and the various steps of the diagnosis and differential diagnosis are reviewed. Retrolental fibroplasia, larva migrans, Coats disease, and above all uveitis are the main differential diagnoses. Pathologic features that allow the diagnosis and have a bearing on the prognosis are described. Genetic factors involved in the genesis of retinoblastoma are reviewed, including recent data provides by molecular biology studies of chromosome 13. Currently available treatments include enucleation, external beam radiation, iodine-125 disks, xenon photo-coagulation, cryo-application, chemotherapy, and carbo-platinum combined with diode laser hyperthermia. The indications of each of these methods in intra- and extra-ocular retinoblastomas are discussed, as well as results and complications. Emphasis is put on the high risk of a second cancer. 47 refs., 4 figs.

  15. Cicatrici: El secreto de sus ojos di Sacheri e Campanella

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    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available In 2005 the Argentinian writer Eduardo Sacheri published The Question in Their Eyes (La pregunta de sus ojos.  The novel narrates on a double level, both fictional and temporal, the decision of a retired prosecutor to come to terms with a case of rape and murder which had taken place years earlier: his life had been shattered by the consequences of that tragedy, and writing about it would be a way to start living again.  The director Juan José Campanella - widely famous for having directed episodes of the television series Law & Order, but especially as the director of successful films such as El hijo de la novia - decided to adapt the novel and involved Sacheri in the project: the close collaboration between writer and director produced a bold screenplay that adds to the noir thriller a more romantic dimension.  Disproving the commonplace of the writer jealous of his work, they wrote together a new version which retains certain elements of the original text, but also introduces a number of relevant changes to the structure, characters and ending of the novel.  The Secret in Their Eyes  (El secreto de sus ojos, shot in 2008, was released the following year and in 2010 won the Academy Award for best foreign language film.

  16. Enxerto peritoneal autógeno e fibroplasia: estudo experimental Peritoneum autogenous graft and fibroblast: an experimental study

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    Henrique Celso Silva

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar se o enxerto autógeno de peritônio permanece vivo e que tipo de tecido conjuntivo predomina no local. MÉTODO: Foram utilizados 30 ratos machos para o enxerto de um fragmento de peritônio parietal do segmento ântero-superior do abdome, no interior do canal inguinal, fixado com monofilamento. Após 20 dias os animais foram sacrificados, a área doadora reparada e a área do enxerto foram retiradas para estudo histológico á microscopia óptica de luz. Em cinco animais a parede abdominal e o canal inguinal contralateral, sem enxerto, foram utilizados para o estudo de sua anatomia microscópica. RESULTADOS: Houve um predomínio de fibroblastos (células jovens no enxerto, em relação ao receptor e de colágeno denso não modelado em toda a área da intervenção, predominando no receptor, com índice de significância p BACKGROUND: The authors performed a histological investigation of the inguinal canal region which had received an autogenous graft of parietal peritoneum to evaluate if the graft remains alive and what type of conjunctive tissue prevails on the site. METHOD: Thirty male rats received grafts, obtained from a fragment of parietal peritoneum of the anterosuperior segment of the abdomen, into their inguinal canals, which were fixed with monofilaments stiches. Twenty days later the animals were killed, the donor area repaired and the graft area was submited to histological survey through optic light microscopy. In five animals the abdominal wall and the counter lateral inguinal canal without graft were used to surveillance of their microscopy anatomy. RESULTS: There has been a predominance of fibroblast (young cells on the graft in relation to the receiver and of the thick unshaped collagen in the intervention area, with a predominance on the receiver with a p < 0,01 significance index. CONCLUSIONS: The graft stays alive. The histological pattern of the local prevailling conjuctive tissue is the thick unshaped conjuctive tissue.

  17. Enxerto peritoneal autógeno e fibroplasia: estudo experimental Peritoneum autogenous graft and fibroblast: an experimental study

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    Henrique Celso Silva; Alcino Lázaro da Silva; Célio Marcos de Oliveira

    2004-01-01

    OBJETIVO: Avaliar se o enxerto autógeno de peritônio permanece vivo e que tipo de tecido conjuntivo predomina no local. MÉTODO: Foram utilizados 30 ratos machos para o enxerto de um fragmento de peritônio parietal do segmento ântero-superior do abdome, no interior do canal inguinal, fixado com monofilamento. Após 20 dias os animais foram sacrificados, a área doadora reparada e a área do enxerto foram retiradas para estudo histológico á microscopia óptica de luz. Em cinco animais a parede abdo...

  18. REHABILITATION OF CHILDREN WITH CICATRICIAL CONSEQUENCES OF BURNS: FEATURES, ERRORS, POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

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    Full Text Available Late results of treatment of thermal injury and its sequelae are presented. According the data obtained, the most severe deformities developing after a thermal injury are the flexion contractures of fingers. The results of the study are evidence of a cardinal importance of an appropriate immobilization of the affected segments and of early functional rehabilitation for prevention of contractures development. Without dynamic keeping the children under observation, secondary skeletal deformities develop which are changes in form of bones and their hypoplasia. This enhances the number and volume of reconstructive procedures needed as well as deteriorates the final outcome of the treatment.

  19. Pharmacological consequences of oxidative stress in ocular tissues

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    Ohia, Sunny E. [Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, 141 Science and Research Building 2, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 (United States)]. E-mail: seohia@uh.edu; Opere, Catherine A. [Department of Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68178 (United States); LeDay, Angela M. [Professional and Scientific Relations, Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mason, OH 45040 (United States)

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    The eye is a unique organ because of its constant exposure to radiation, atmospheric oxygen, environmental chemicals and physical abrasion. That oxidative stress mechanisms in ocular tissues have been hypothesized to play a role in diseases such as glaucoma, cataract, uveitis, retrolental fibroplasias, age-related macular degeneration and various forms of retinopathy provides an opportunity for new approaches to their prevention and treatment, In the anterior uvea, both H{sub 2}O{sub 2} and synthetic peroxides exert pharmacological/toxicological actions tissues of the anterior uvea especially on the sympathetic nerves and smooth muscles of the iris-ciliary bodies of several mammalian species. Effects produced by peroxides require the presence of trace amounts of extracellular calcium and the functional integrity of mitochondrial calcium stores. Arachidonic acid metabolites appear to be involved in both the excitatory action of peroxides on sympathetic neurotransmission and their inhibitory effect on contractility of the iris smooth muscle to muscarinic receptor activation. In addition to the peroxides, isoprostanes (products of free radical catalyzed peroxidation of arachidonic acid independent of the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme) can also alter sympathetic neurotransmission in anterior uveal tissues. In the retina, both H{sub 2}O{sub 2} and synthetic peroxides produced an inhibitory action on potassium depolarization induced release of [{sup 3}H] D-aspartate, in vitro and on the endogenous glutamate and glycine concentrations in vivo. Effects caused by peroxides in the retina are mediated, at least in part, by second messengers such as nitric oxide, prostaglandins and isoprostanes. The ability of H{sub 2}O{sub 2} to alter the integrity of neurotransmitter pools from sympathetic nerves in the anterior uvea and glutaminergic nerves in the retina could underlie its role in the etiology of glaucoma.

  20. Oxygen as a cause of blindness in premature infants: "autopsy" of a decade of errors in clinical epidemiologic research.

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    Jacobson, R M; Feinstein, A R

    1992-11-01

    Several intellectual "autopsies" have recently reviewed errors in clinical epidemiologic studies of causation, such as the original claim that amyl nitrite "poppers" caused AIDS. The current autopsy was done to determine why it took more than a decade--1942 to 1954--to end an iatrogenic epidemic in which high-dose oxygen therapy led to retrolental fibroplasia (RLF) in premature infants, blinding about 10,000 of them. The autopsy revealed a museum of diverse intellectual pathology. When first noted, RLF was regarded as neither a new disease nor a postnatal effect. In early investigations, the ophthalmologists did not establish explicit criteria for diagnosis and confused RLF with malformations previously seen in full-term infants. Because the patients were not referred until months after birth, the ophthalmologists assumed that the lesion, which resembled an embryologic structure, must have occurred prenatally. Other events suggesting a prenatal cause for RLF were its strong statistical associations with fetal anomalies, multiple gestations, and maternal infections. Although these events were also associated with prematurity, it was ignored when the RLF cases were compared with controls who were mainly full-term infants. The postnatal timing of RLF was eventually recognized when investigators did cohort studies in premature infants and found that RLF could develop in eyes that were normal at birth. As the search for a cause turned to events occurring after birth, statistical associations were produced for agents such as light, vitamins, iron, vitamin E deficiency, and hypoadrenalism. Each study had its own methodologic flaws: controls were missing for light; co-maneuvers were ignored for vitamins and iron; objective diagnosis was not used for vitamin E deficiency; and the research on hypoadrenalism contained biases in susceptibility and detection as well as problems of a competing outcome event. When the role of oxygen administration was first considered, the

  1. Contratura cicatricial severa em membros superiores após queimadura por escaldamento: relato de caso = Severe upper extremities burn scar contractures after a scald burn: case report

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    Laitano, Francisco Felipe

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    Conclusões: As contraturas cicatriciais são complicações comuns após queimaduras e devem ser manejadas individualmente. A melhor forma de preveni-las é seguir um tratamento baseado em protocolos para pacientes queimados graves. No tratamento das contraturas deve-se sempre iniciar o manejo através da modalidade mais simples e resolutiva para cada caso. No caso relatado foram utilizados apenas zetaplastias e enxertos de pele parcial, obtendo-se um resultado eficaz com mínima morbidade e importante melhora na qualidade de vida do paciente

  2. Processo cicatricial de sutura em ceco com os fios polipropilene, poliglecaprone 25 e glicomer 60 em ratos Healing process with polipropilene, poliglecaprone 25 and glicomer 60 in cecorraphy in rats

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    Luiz Masakatso Nomura

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available RACIONAL: A despeito de grandes avanços na elucidação dos fatores locais e gerais que interferem na cicatrização, o estado atual ainda não permite dispensar o uso do fio de sutura em intervenções cirúrgicas e a busca pelo fio ideal ainda continua. OBJETIVO: Avaliar suturas em ceco de ratos realizadas com fio monofilamentar absorvível de glicomer 60 (Monosyn®, em relação aos fios polipropilene (Prolene® e poliglecaprone 25 (Monocryl®. MÉTODO: Foram utilizados 72 ratos Wistar, divididos em três grupos de 24 denominados grupo polipropilene, poliglecaprone e glicomer. Os animais de cada grupo foram distribuídos em três subgrupos de oito e avaliados no 3º, 7º e 14º dias de pós-operatório. Os parâmetros estudados foram: teste de resistência à insuflação de ar atmosférico; aspectos macroscópicos; as características histológicas e taxa de hidroxiprolina tecidual. RESULTADOS: O teste de resistência à insuflação de ar atmosférico apresentou baixos valores no 3º dia, com elevação no 7º, mantendo-se nos mesmos níveis no 14º dia, sendo semelhantes em todos os fios estudados. Na análise estatística, não se observou diferença significativa entre os grupos no 3º, 7º e 14º dias de pós-operatório, porém houve aumento significativo da pressão auferida, comparando-se os dias 3 e 7, em todos os grupos. Na análise histológica, avaliada quanto aos aspectos de reação inflamatória, proliferação fibroblástica, colagenização, coaptação das bordas e reepitelização, houve no 7º dia significativamente mais animais do grupo polipropilene com colagenização moderada em relação aos grupos poliglecaprone e glicomer. Os demais resultados não diferiram entre os fios estudados. Na determinação da taxa de hidroxiprolina tecidual, obteve-se a menor taxa nos subgrupos de 3º dia de pós-operatório, de todos os três grupos estudados, observando-se assim paralelismo com o ganho de resistência tênsil à insuflação de ar. CONCLUSÃO: O fio de Monosyn® equiparou-se, nos parâmetros estudados, aos fios de Prolene® e Monocryl® na realização de sutura em ceco de ratos.BACKGROUND: Surgeons are still looking for the ideal suture material, although the progress during the last decades. AIM: To compare cecorrhaphy in rats with three different sutures: polypropylene (Prolene®, polyglecaprone 25 (Monocryl® and glycomer 60 (Monosyn®. METHOD: Seventy-two Wistar rats were divided into three groups of 24 each (polypropylene, polyglecaprone and glycomer groups. Within each group, the animals were assigned to three subgroups and assessed on the 3rd, 7th and 14th postoperative day. The parameters studied were the bursting strength, macroscopic mucosal healing, histology and tissue hydroxyproline rate. RESULTS: The bursting strength had its lower values on the 3rd postoperative day, with significant higher values on the 7th and 14th; there was no difference among groups. In the overall, the histological analysis of the inflammatory reaction, fibroblast proliferation, collagen formation, border attachment and re-epithelization showed the same pattern among the three groups and sub-groups; only on day 7, there was seen a significant higher collagen formation in polypropylene group than polyglecaprone and glycomer groups. The tissue hydroxyproline rate was significant lower in the sub-groups of the 3rd postoperative day, in all of the three studies groups, with increase on days 7 and 14. There was a parallel gain in bursting strength and neo-collagen formation. CONCLUSION: There was no difference among glycomer 60, polypropylene and polyglecaprone sutures in performing cecorrhaphy in rats between days 3 and 14, according to the evaluated parameters.

  3. Use of Cross-linked Donor Corneas as Carriers for the Boston Keratoprosthesis

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    Chemical Injuries; Unspecified Complication of Corneal Transplant; Autoimmune Diseases; Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid; Stevens Johnson Syndrome; Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Other Autoimmune Diseases

  4. Análise histológica da cicatrização da anastomose colônica, em ratos, sob ação de enema de Aroeira-do-sertão (Myracrodruon urundeuva fr. all. a 10% Histologic analysis of colonic anastomotic healing, in rats, under the action of 10% Aroeira-do-sertão (Myracrodruon urundeuva fr. all. enema

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    Annya Costa Araújo de Macedo Goes

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar, do ponto de vista histológico, a ação do extrato aquoso da aroeira-do-sertão na cicatrização da anastomose colônica, em ratos Wistar. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados 48 ratos da linhagem Wistar, machos, com peso médio de 320g, distribuídos em dois grupos, com 24 animais, cada. Todos os animais foram submetidos à secção transversa completa do cólon descendente, seguida de anastomose colônica. Os ratos do grupo A receberam diariamente no pós-operatório enemas de veículo à base de carboximetilcelulose (CMC. Os animais do grupo B receberam no pós-operatório enemas de extrato aquoso de aroeira-do-sertão a 10% em veículo à base de CMC, até a data da eutanásia. Nas datas 3, 7, 14 e 21 do experimento, seis ratos de cada grupo foram submetidos à remoção de segmento colônico, incluindo a anastomose, destinado à apreciação histológica e análise qualitativa da resposta celular inflamatória e cicatricial. RESULTADOS: A análise morfológica revela diferença significante entre os grupos, no dia 7 (ñ PURPOSE: Evaluate, from a histologic view point, the action of the aqueous extract of aroeira-do-sertão on the healing of colonic anastomosis, in Wistar rats. METHODS: There were used 48 Wistar rats, males, with average weight of 320g, distributed in two groups, with 24 animals, each. All animals were subjected to a complete transverse section of the descending colon, followed by colonic anastomosis. The rats on group A received daily post-operative enemas of carboxymethylcellulose (CMC based vehicle. The animals on group B received post-operative enemas of 10% aqueous extract of aroeira-do-sertão in CMC based vehicle, until the date of euthanasia. On days 3, 7, 14 and 21 of the experiment, six rats in each group were subjected to removal of a colonic segment, including the anastomosis, destined to histological evaluation and qualitative analysis of inflammatory and healing cell response. RESULTS: The

  5. 早产儿视网膜病与常压氧疗

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    林明祥; 谢金祥

    2006-01-01

    早产儿视网膜病(retinopathy of premature,ROP)是一种纤维增生性视网膜病变,由Terry于1942年首先报道,开始称为晶体后纤维增生症(retrolental fibroplasia,RLF),1984年正式命名为早产儿视网膜病。

  6. Queratose folicular espinulosa decalvante: relato de caso Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: case report

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    Alceu L. C. V. Berbert

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available A queratose folicular espinulosa decalvante é afecção rara, de transmissão genética ligada ao X ou esporádica, caracterizada por hiperqueratose folicular e alopecia cicatricial. Inicia-se, geralmente, na primeira infância, exacerbando-se na adolescência. As terapias são pouco efetivas, com tratamento frustrante, quando já há alterações predominantemente cicatriciais. Relata-se caso de criança com quadro de alopecia cicatricial intensa, com alterações precoces (já ao nascimento e rápida evolução para alopecia difusa cicatricial do couro cabeludo, o que tornou o tratamento limitado e desapontador.Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans is a rare disease, with genetic transmission either X-linked or sporadic, characterized by follicular hyperkeratosis and cicatricial alopecia. The disease usually begins in early childhood exacerbating throughout adolescence. The therapies are somewhat effective, with frustrating treatment when there are changes which are predominantly cicatricial. It is reported a case of child with intense cicatricial alopecia, with precocious changes (already present at birth that rapidly evolved to diffuse cicatricial alopecia on the scalp, which has limited the treatment, with disappointing results.

  7. Alopecia and dermatopathy of the lower back following pelvic fractures in three cats.

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    Declercq, Jan

    2004-02-01

    An alopecia and dermatopathy following pelvic fractures associated with vehicular trauma is reported in three cats. The animals presented 3-4 weeks post injury with acute hair loss, glistening appearance of the skin and erosions involving the lower back. Histological examination revealed atrophy of the hair follicles and adnexal structures and follicular telogenization, dermal fibroplasia and mild lymphocytic infiltrate, fibroplasia and inflammation in the panniculus. Vascular damage secondary to the external trauma to blood vessels supplying the skin over the lumbar region and subsequent ischaemia may represent the pathomechanism of this type of alopecia. Focal permanent hair loss can be expected.

  8. TINEA CAPITIS– SIGNIFICANCE OF TIMELY TREATMENT TO PREVENT SCARRING ALOPECIA

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    Sandrina Carvalho

    2016-09-01

    Conclusion: The treatment of tinea capitis is simple and effective. Timely identification and treatment are essential to prevent the formation of a cicatricial alopecia, often disturbing for the patient.

  9. IMPORTANCE OF THE TRICHOSCOPY IN SCALP DYSESTHESIA

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    Maria Bibiana Leroux

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available The trichoscopy has been incorporated as a first hand method in patients consulting for scalp problems. Magnifying glass or digital microscope that permit the direct visualization of the hair shaft and the perifolicullar skin are utilized to diagnose cicatricial and non-cicatricial alopecia. A female patient with an alopecia plaque associated with a scalp dysesthesia in which trichoscopy was very useful in its diagnosis is presented.

  10. Neocolagenização induzida pelo resurfacing com laser erbium:YAG isolado e associado a lifting cutâneo: estudo morfométrico comparativo em ratos Comparison of single erbium:YAG laser resurfacing to a combination with cutaneous lifting: a morphometric study of neocollagenization in rats

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    Lucia Noronha

    2005-10-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: Diferente do lifting, cuja tração mecânica é a responsável pelo efeito clínico de rejuvenescimento sobre rugas profundas, a fibroplasia (ou neocolagenização é a responsável direta pelo resultado final da ação do laser sobre a pele com rugas superficiais, conferindo-lhe aparência mais jovem. O uso combinado dessas duas técnicas pode ser vantajoso, pois permite um resultado estético melhor com um único procedimento anestésico e cirúrgico em um curto período de recuperação. OBJETIVOS: O presente estudo morfométrico se propõe a avaliar se ocorre alguma alteração na espessura da fibroplasia induzida pelo resurfacing a laser erbium:YAG quando este se associa ao lifting cutâneo. MÉTODO: Foram utilizados 50 ratos da linhagem Wistar, divididos em dois grupos de 25, sendo que o primeiro grupo foi submetido à aplicação exclusiva de laser erbium:YAG no dorso de cada animal e o outro sofreu a aplicação de laser Erbium: YAG combinada ao lifting, o qual foi representado, no animal de experimentação, por retalho cutâneo dorsal pediculado. A fibroplasia foi avaliada nos dois grupos com medidas morfométricas lineares realizadas após o sacrifício dos animais nos dias 14, 28, 56, 84 e 112 do pós-operatório. RESULTADO: Foi observado aumento da fibroplasia em ambos os grupos estudados, porém o crescimento do colágeno foi superior no grupo submetido à terapia isolada com laser Erbium: YAG. CONCLUSÃO: A espessura da fibroplasia induzida pelo resurfacing a laser Erbium: YAG foi influenciada pela associação de um segundo procedimento cirúrgico no mesmo tempo operatório, neste caso, o lifting cutâneo.INTRODUCTION: The fibroplasia is the responsible for the final aesthetic results induced by laser resurfacing upon skin with superficial wrinkles. On the other hand, the lifting is responsible for the deeper wrinkles removal, produced by mechanic results. The use of the combination of these two rejuvenation

  11. Extrato de Passiflora edulis na cicatrização de feridas cutâneas abertas em ratos: estudo morfológico e histológico Extract from Passiflora edulis on the healing of open wounds in rats: morphometric and histological study

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    Inaldo de Castro Garros

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: Nas regiões interioranas do Brasil o cataplasma feito com folhas de Passiflora edulis tem sido usado pela população como cicatrizante, para tratar infecções e inflamações cutâneas, sem a comprovação científica dos seus potenciais benefícios. OBJETIVO: Avaliar a cicatrização de feridas abertas em ratos com a aplicação tópica de extrato hidroalcoólico de Passiflora edulis. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados 60 ratos da linhagem Wistar, machos, adultos, divididos em dois grupos: o grupo Passiflora e o grupo Controle. Os animais do primeiro grupo foram tratados com o extrato de Passiflora edulis, e os do segundo grupo, com água destilada. A aplicação diária do extrato e da água destilada foi realizada sobre ferida circular padronizada de 2cm de diâmetro na região dorsal de cada animal. A avaliação da ferida foi feita do ponto de vista macro e microscópico nos períodos pré-determinados (7º, 14º e 21º dias. Fez-se a análise macroscópica da evolução do aspecto da lesão e medida da retração cicatricial da ferida, por planimetria digital. O estudo histológico em lâminas coradas pela Hematoxilina-Eosina e Tricômico de Masson considerou os parâmetros de elementos celulares inflamatórios incluindo colagenização e reepitelização. RESULTADOS: Não houve diferença estatisticamente significante entre as áreas cirúrgicas das feridas tratadas com Passiflora edulis e o grupo Controle; entretanto, histologicamente houve colagenização significantemente maior no 14º dia de pós-operatório nos animais do grupo Passiflora (p = 0,012. CONCLUSÕES: O uso tópico do extrato de Passiflora edulis não apresenta macroscopicamente efeito significativo na cicatrização de feridas na pele de ratos; entretanto microscopicamente apresenta aumento da proliferação fibroblástica no 7º dia e colagenização maior no 14º dia de pós-operatório.INTRODUCTION: In Brazilian countryside, cataplasm made from Passiflora

  12. Queratose folicular espinulosa decalvante: relato de caso

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    A queratose folicular espinulosa decalvante é afecção rara, de transmissão genética ligada ao X ou esporádica, caracterizada por hiperqueratose folicular e alopecia cicatricial. Inicia-se, geralmente, na primeira infância, exacerbando-se na adolescência. As terapias são pouco efetivas, com tratamento frustrante, quando já há alterações predominantemente cicatriciais. Relata-se caso de criança com quadro de alopecia cicatricial intensa, com alterações precoces (já ao nascimento) e rápida evolu...

  13. Queratose folicular espinulosa decalvante: relato de caso Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: case report

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    A queratose folicular espinulosa decalvante é afecção rara, de transmissão genética ligada ao X ou esporádica, caracterizada por hiperqueratose folicular e alopecia cicatricial. Inicia-se, geralmente, na primeira infância, exacerbando-se na adolescência. As terapias são pouco efetivas, com tratamento frustrante, quando já há alterações predominantemente cicatriciais. Relata-se caso de criança com quadro de alopecia cicatricial intensa, com alterações precoces (já ao nascimento) e rápida evolu...

  14. Squamous Cell Carcinoma In a plaque Of Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum

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    Full Text Available Squamous cell carcinoma developing in a chronic plaque of necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum is reported in a middle â€" aged, non-insulin dependent diabetic. The possible role of hypoxidosis due to poorly vascularized cicatricial structures, in including malignant changes is discussed.

  15. Linear Lichen Planopilaris of the Face: Case Report and Review.

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    Asz-Sigall, Daniel; González-de-Cossio-Hernández, Ana Cecilia; Rodríguez-Lobato, Erika; Ortega-Springall, María Fernanda; Vega-Memije, María Elisa; Arenas Guzmán, Roberto

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    We describe the case of a 45-year-old man who presented with a 5-month history of unilateral pruritic linear erythematous papules and atrophy on the chin and mandibular area. Dermoscopy showed areas of cicatricial alopecia with absence of follicular openings, perifollicular erythema and pigment. Lichen planopilaris of the face is a rare variant with only 13 cases reported in the literature.

  16. Systemic sarcoidosis with necrobiosis lipoidica-like scalp lesions

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    Andersen, Klaus Ejner

    1977-01-01

    A 78-year-old woman is described, having systemic sarcoidosis for 15 years, involving the lungs, lymph nodes and the skin. Over the last 6 years she developed a progressive cicatricial alopecia with histologic changes of the granulomatous type of necrobiosis lipoidica surrounded by sarcoid...

  17. The use of mesh in acute hernia: frequency and outcome in 99 cases

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    J. Nieuwenhuizen (Jeroen); G.H. van Ramshorst (Gabrielle); J.G. ten Brinke (Joost); T. de Wit (Thijs); E. van der Harst (Erwin); W.C.J. Hop (Wim); J. Jeekel (Hans); J.F. Lange (Johan)

    2011-01-01

    textabstractBackground: Incarceration of inguinal, umbilical and cicatricial hernias is a frequent problem. However, little is known about the relationship between the use of mesh and outcome after surgery. The goal of this study was to describe the relationship between the use of mesh in incarcerat

  18. 积极防治早产儿视网膜病

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    叶鸿瑁

    2006-01-01

    早产儿视网膜病(retinopathy of prematurity,ROP)原称晶体后纤维增生症(retrolental fibroplasia,RLF),1942年Terry首先报道,当时发现早产患儿晶体后有白色纤维组织而命名为晶体后纤维增生症。后来研究表明,本病与早产、低出生体重以及吸高浓度氧气有密切关系,是由于早产儿视网膜血管尚未发育完全,产生视网膜新生血管及纤维增生所致。1984年世界眼科学会正式定名为早产儿视网膜病。

  19. 早产儿视网膜病变

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    李嵘; 古丽苏玛依·热合曼; 苟春平

    2004-01-01

    早产儿视网膜病变(Reti no Pathy of Prematurity,RoP)是影响未成熟婴儿视网膜血管的一种病变,表现为视网膜缺血,新生血管形成和增殖性视网膜病变,重症者可引起视网膜脱离导致失明。以往传统称为晶体后纤维增生症(Retrolental Fibrop lasia),这一名称只概括了本病的晚期病变,不能包括本病急性期的表现。该病于1942年首先由Terry报告。1951年Campbe儿发现与患儿大量吸氧有关。

  20. Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) in two Siberian husky dogs.

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    Ori, J; Yoshikai, T; Yoshimura, S; Takenaka, S

    1998-02-01

    Three eyes in two Siberian husky dogs were clinically diagnosed as persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) by means of ophthalmoscopy and ultrasonography (USG). Examination of mildly affected PHPV eyes with an ophthalmoscope showed the axial part of the posterior capsule to be opaque. The central lesion of the posterior capsule in severely affected eyes had been opaque with many blood vessels. Echographic changes in mild cases of PHPV were outside of the lens, linearly hyperechoic, parallel to the posterior lens capsule. In a severely affected eyeball, funnel-shaped hyperechoic change was noted in the retrolental space. Two months later, phacoemulsification was performed for diagnostic treatment of PHPV since progressive cataract was observed in this eye.

  1. Histopathological Analogies in Chronic Pulmonary Lesions between Cattle and Humans: Basis for an Alternative Animal Model

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    Ramírez-Romero, Rafael; Nevárez-Garza, Alicia M.; Rodríguez-Tovar, Luis E.; Wong-González, Alfredo; Ledezma-Torres, Rogelio A.; Hernández-Vidal, Gustavo

    2012-01-01

    Most of the natural cases of pneumonia in feedlot cattle are characterized by a longer clinical course due to chronic lung lesions. Microscopically, these lesions include interstitial fibroplasia, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis obliterans, and epithelial metaplasia of the airways. Herein, the aim was to review, under a medical perspective, the pathologic mechanisms operating in these chronic pneumonic lesions in calves. Based on the similarities of these changes to those reported in bronchiolitis obliterans/organising pneumonia (BO/OP) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in human beings, calves are proposed as an alternative animal model. PMID:22629176

  2. Histopathological Analogies in Chronic Pulmonary Lesions between Cattle and Humans: Basis for an Alternative Animal Model

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    Rafael Ramírez-Romero

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Most of the natural cases of pneumonia in feedlot cattle are characterized by a longer clinical course due to chronic lung lesions. Microscopically, these lesions include interstitial fibroplasia, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis obliterans, and epithelial metaplasia of the airways. Herein, the aim was to review, under a medical perspective, the pathologic mechanisms operating in these chronic pneumonic lesions in calves. Based on the similarities of these changes to those reported in bronchiolitis obliterans/organising pneumonia (BO/OP and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD in human beings, calves are proposed as an alternative animal model.

  3. The Rationale for Treating the Nodule in Dupuytren’s Disease

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    Lynn D. Ketchum, MD

    2014-12-01

    Conclusions: The most effective management of Dupuytren’s disease is early recognition and treatment of the nodule, before the development of a joint contracture, particularly of a proximal interphalangeal joint. As there is evidence of a significant inflammatory role in the development of the nodule, the process of fibroplasia can be minimized by altering the macrophage > fibroblast > collagen cascade by the intralesional injection of a potent anti-inflammatory agent such as triamcinolone, which also blocks tissue inhibitors of collagenase, thus enhancing the action of native collagenase, and reduces the size and firmness of nodules and, at least temporarily, arrests their progression.

  4. Cardiomyopathy in ostriches (Struthio camelus) due to avocado (Persea americana var. guatemalensis) intoxication.

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    Burger, W P; Naudé, T W; Van Rensburg, I B; Botha, C J; Pienaar, A C

    1994-09-01

    Nine out of 120 ostriches died from congestive heart failure within 96 h of ingesting avocado leaves and immature fruit in an avocado orchard containing Hass and Fuerte cultivars. Foliage and immature fruit from both cultivars dosed to ostriches (n = 4) and domestic hens (n = 8) resulted in severe cardiomyopathy in all the ostriches. In the hens, which had received a lower dose, milder lesions occurred. Macroscopically the intoxication in ostriches resulted in a severe anasarca of the neck and ventral body. The cardiomyopathy was characterised by degeneration and necrosis of myocytes, a marked infiltration of heterophils and in one case, early fibroplasia.

  5. Transplante de membrana amniótica Amniotic membrane transplantation

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    Hamilton Moreira

    2000-08-01

    Full Text Available O transplante de membrana amniótica tem sido utilizado como alternativa para a reconstrução da superfície ocular em substituição ao tecido conjuntival nos casos de doenças cicatriciais da córnea ou conjuntiva. Tem sido descrito na literatura para o tratamento de defeitos epiteliais persistentes, pterígio recidivado, Síndrome de Stevens-Johnson e Penfigóide cicatricial, queimaduras químicas e ceratopatia bolhosa.Amniotic membrane transplantation has been used as an alternative for ocular surface reconstruction. Indications for amniotic membrane transplantation include persistent epithelial defects, pterygium, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, chemical burns and pseudo-phakik bullous keratopathy.

  6. The Etiopathogenesis of Autoimmune Bullous Diseases Sürekli Eğitim

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    which are mediated by pathogenic autoantibodies against target antigens whose function is adhesion within the epidermis or adhesion of epidermis to dermis. The pathogenesis of these disorders has been extensively investigated with advanced techniques in recent years. This review focuses on the etiopathogenesis of main autoimmune bullous disorders including pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, anti-p200 pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid, pemphigoid gestationis, dermatitis herpetiformis, linear IgA ...

  7. Ocular Surface Reconstruction: Recent Innovations

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    Madhavan HN

    2009-01-01

    The ocular surface is exceptionally rich in complexity and functionality. Severe ocular surface disorders/conditions, such as chemical or thermal injuries, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, neurotrophic keratopathy, chronic limbitis, and severe microbial keratitis cause significant morbidities and even corneal blindness. Hypofunction may be caused by Aniridia, Neurotrophy, Endocrine, Pterygium and Chronic limbitis Approximately 6000 patients are seen in Ocular Sur...

  8. Therapy of Chronic Cardiosclerosis in WAG Rats Using Cultures of Cardiovascular Cells Enriched with Cardiac Stem Cell.

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    Chepeleva, E V; Pavlova, S V; Malakhova, A A; Milevskaya, E A; Rusakova, Ya L; Podkhvatilina, N A; Sergeevichev, D S; Pokushalov, E A; Karaskov, A M; Sukhikh, G T; Zakiyan, S M

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    We developed a protocol for preparing cardiac cell culture from rat heart enriched with regional stem cells based on clonogenic properties and proliferation in culture in a medium with low serum content. Experiments on WAG rats with experimental ischemic myocardial damage showed that implantation of autologous regional stem cells into the left ventricle reduced the volume of cicatricial tissue, promoted angiogenesis in the damaged zone, and prevented the risk of heart failure development.

  9. Informative value of MR tomography using gadolinium-DTPA in the diagnosis of the lumbar post-discotomy syndrome

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    Beyer, H.K.; Hoetzinger, H.; Toedt, C.; Oppel, U.

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    Our results have shown that MR tomography - especially if gadolinium-DTPA is used as a contrast medium - is an excellent method to differentiate between the various possible causes of the post-discotomy syndrome. In particular, it is definitely possible to differentiate between a relapsed hernia of an intervertebral dis and a postoperative development of cicatricial tissue which is practically inevitable. This differentiation is of vital importance to the clinician, because a second operation should be performed only in case of a relapse, whereas cicatricial tissue is best left alone, because no matter how carefully the operation is performed with preparation of the neural structures, even more extensive cicatricial plates are bound to develop. Instability of the vertebral column in the operated disc segment, or other causes of complaints, can be identified via MR equally well if not better than by other means. Hence, the method should be the method of choice in postdiscotomy syndrome, since it facilitates the difficult choice between conservative therapy and reoperation.

  10. [Microsurgical elimination of foot soft tissue defects with free vascularized flaps].

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    Moroz, V I; Iudenich, A A; Mikhaílov, I A; Kafarov, T G; Kuntsevich, G I

    1997-01-01

    The results of 40 microsurgical transplantations of complex flaps in 37 patients with cicatricial-ulcerous foot deformations are analysed. The surgery was indicated in cicatricial soft tissues defects, unhealing trophic ulcers, inability to use local tissues for plastic surgery. The scapular flap was used in 34 cases, thoraco-dorsal flap in 5 cases, deltoid flap in 1 case. It was necessary to increase the square of the scapular flap in case of a vast cicatricial soft tissue defect of the talocrural joint and dorsal surface of the foot and the sole. A special expander was used for this purpose. The importance of ultrasound methods for evaluation of the vessels supplying the sole, as well as the state of the microvascular anastomoses in postoperative period is stressed. The long-term results were followed up for 1.5 to 5 years in 29 of 37 patients. The good results was noted in 18 patients, satisfactory in 7 patients, complications (unhealed trophic ulcers) in 4 patients. The complications were caused by calcanel tuber deformation with osteophyte, osteomyelitis, inradically removed scars.

  11. Alopecia frontal fibrosante: relato de seis casos Frontal fibrosing alopecia: report of six cases

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    Fabiane Mulinari-Brenner

    2007-10-01

    Full Text Available Alopecia frontal fibrosante é forma progressiva de alopecia cicatricial. Os casos iniciais foram relatados a partir 1994, na Austrália, em pacientes do sexo feminino pós-menopausa. Desde então inúmeros casos foram descritos na literatura sugerindo que ela é mais prevalente do que inicialmente se supunha. Seu curso progressivo se assemelha ao da alopecia androgenética; histologicamente, entretanto, o infiltrado liquenóide é evidente. O artigo relata seis casos brasileiros e discute a alopecia frontal fibrosante dentro do grupo das alopecias cicatriciais, como variante do líquen plano pilar.Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a progressive cicatricial alopecia. The first cases were described in Australia in postmenopausal women, in 1994. Since then, numerous cases were reported, suggesting that frontal fibrosing alopecia is more prevalent than initially thought. Its progressive course in postmenopausal women, clinically resembles androgenetic alopecia; however, histologically, lichenoid infiltrate is evident. This article report six brazilian cases of frontal fibrosing alopecia and discusses them in the context of cicatricial alopecias, as a variant of lichen planopilaris.

  12. Chitosan-alginate membranes accelerate wound healing.

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    Caetano, Guilherme Ferreira; Frade, Marco Andrey Cipriani; Andrade, Thiago Antônio Moretti; Leite, Marcel Nani; Bueno, Cecilia Zorzi; Moraes, Ângela Maria; Ribeiro-Paes, João Tadeu

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    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of chitosan-alginate membrane to accelerate wound healing in experimental cutaneous wounds. Two wounds were performed in Wistar rats by punching (1.5 cm diameter), treated with membranes moistened with saline solution (CAM group) or with saline only (SL group). After 2, 7, 14, and 21 days of surgery, five rats of each group were euthanized and reepithelialization was evaluated. The wounds/scars were harvested for histological, flow cytometry, neutrophil infiltrate, and hydroxyproline analysis. CAM group presented higher inflammatory cells recruitment as compared to SL group on 2(nd) day. On the 7(th) day, CAM group showed higher CD11b(+) level and lower of neutrophils than SL group. The CAM group presented higher CD4(+) cells influx than SL group on 2(nd) day, but it decreased during the follow up and became lower on 14(th) and 21(st) days. Higher fibroplasia was noticed on days 7 and 14 as well as higher collagenesis on 21(st) in the CAM group in comparison to SL group. CAM group showed faster reepithelialization on 7(th) day than SL group, although similar in other days. In conclusion, chitosan-alginate membrane modulated the inflammatory phase, stimulated fibroplasia and collagenesis, accelerating wound healing process in rats.

  13. Controversies in intraocular lens implantation in pediatric uveitis.

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    Phatak, Sumita; Lowder, Careen; Pavesio, Carlos

    2016-12-01

    Cataract is one of the most common and visually debilitating complications of pediatric uveitis. It develops as a consequence of chronic inflammation and steroid use and is seen most often in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis. Cataract extraction with intraocular lens (IOL) insertion has been carried out with a measure of success in non-uveitic pediatric eyes, but in cases of uveitis, multiple factors affect the final outcome. Chronic inflammation and its sequelae such as band keratopathy, posterior synechiae, and cyclitic membranes make surgical intervention more challenging and outcome less certain. Postoperative complications like increased inflammation, glaucoma, posterior capsular opacification, retrolental membranes, and hypotony may compromise the visual outcome. Early refractive correction is imperative in pediatric eyes to prevent amblyopia. The use of contact lenses and intraocular lenses in pediatric uveitic eyes were fraught with complications in the past. Surgical interventions such as vitreo-lensectomy followed by contact lens fitting and small incision cataract surgery followed by different types of intraocular lenses have been utilized, and many reports have been published, albeit in small patient groups. This review analyzes and discusses the existing literature on intraocular lens implantation in cases of pediatric uveitic cataract surgery.

  14. Açúcar granulado ou em gel no tratamento de feridas em cães Granulated sugar and sugar gel in treating canine wounds

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    Gabriele Maria Callegaro Serafini

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available O açúcar é um dos produtos mais utilizados para tratamento de feridas em medicina veterinária. Sua principal vantagem é o efeito higroscópico nos tecidos e morte das bactérias por plasmólise, tornando-o um bactericida pelo efeito físico realizado, sem levar à resistência bacteriana. O objetivo deste experimento foi comparar a evolução cicatricial de feridas cutâneas com o uso tópico de açúcar na forma granulada e na forma de gel. Foram tratadas 16 feridas de cães, das quais oito receberam tratamento com açúcar granulado (grupo A e oito com gel de açúcar (grupo G. O tempo de tratamento, independente do grupo, levou, no mínimo, sete dias e, no máximo, 14. Quanto à aplicabilidade, o gel demonstrou melhor adesão nas feridas e preenchimento do produto no subcutâneo de forma mais efetiva que o açúcar granulado. Conclui-se que tanto o gel quanto o açúcar foram efetivos na cicatrização das feridas dos animais deste experimento, sendo que o gel demonstrou precocidade na retração cicatricial nos primeiros sete dias.Sugar is one of the most widely used products in the treatment of wounds in veterinary medicine. Its main advantage is the hygroscopic effect on tissues and the bacterial death by plasmolysis, making it a bactericidal agent due to the physical effect observed, without leading to bacterial resistance. The aim of this experiment was to compare cicatricial evolution of cutaneous wounds with the topical use of sugar either granulated or as gel. Sixteen canine wounds were treated: eight with granulated sugar (group A and eight with sugar gel (group G. Treatment time, independent of the group, took at least seven days and a maximum of 14. Concerning applicability, gel sugar showed better adhesion to wounds and subcutaneous filling more effectively that granulated sugar. It is concluded that both granulated and gel sugar were effective in healing skin wounds, the gel being precocious in cicatricial retraction within

  15. [Endotracheal dystopia of thyroid tissue].

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    Otte, T; Kleinsasser, O

    1984-05-01

    Endotracheal ectopic thyroid tissue is rare. It can cause gradual obstruction of the tracheal lumen culminating in sudden dyspnoea. The diagnosis is relatively easy to make with the aid of a laryngeal mirror, by endoscopy, or by x-rays. However, it is most important to take the clinical picture into consideration. It is thought that the ectopic tissue arises from splitting of the thyroid gland during the descent in the embryonal stage. Treatment consists of removal via a tracheofissure. The tracheal mucous membrane must be treated with special care to prevent cicatricial stenosis of the trachea.

  16. Penfigoide de membranas mucosas com estenose esofágica grave

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    Barbosa,Lívia do Nascimento; Silva,Roberto Souto da; Verardino,Gustavo Costa; Gripp, Alexandre Carlos; Alves,Maria de Fátima Guimarães Scotelaro

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    O penfigoide de membranas mucosas é entidade nosológica encarada como um fenótipo, que engloba várias dermatoses autoimunes com lesões bolhosas subepidérmicas, ocorrendo predominantemente nas membranas mucosas, com êxito cicatricial. O acometimento esofágico no penfigoide de membranas mucosas é raro e observado em pacientes com lesão disseminada. As alterações mais comuns são múltiplas membranas ou constrições esofagianas. No presente relato, os autores apresentam paciente com PMM sem lesões ...

  17. The Etiopathogenesis of Autoimmune Bullous Diseases Sürekli Eğitim

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    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available which are mediated by pathogenic autoantibodies against target antigens whose function is adhesion within the epidermis or adhesion of epidermis to dermis. The pathogenesis of these disorders has been extensively investigated with advanced techniques in recent years. This review focuses on the etiopathogenesis of main autoimmune bullous disorders including pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, anti-p200 pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid, pemphigoid gestationis, dermatitis herpetiformis, linear IgA bullous dermatosis and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. (Turkderm 2011; 45 Suppl 1: 8-15

  18. The Etiopathogenesis of Autoimmune Bullous Diseases

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    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Autoimmune bullous diseases are rare disorders affecting skin and mucous membranes which are mediated by pathogenic autoantibodies against target antigens whose function is adhesion within the epidermis or adhesion of epidermis to dermis. The pathogenesis of these disorders has been extensively investigated with advanced techniques in recent years. This review focuses on the etiopathogenesis of main autoimmune bullous disorders including pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, anti-p200 pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid, pemphigoid gestationis, dermatitis herpetiformis, linear IgA bullous dermatosis and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.

  19. Bronchial asthma: correlation of high resolution computerized tomography findings with clinical data; Asma bronquica: correlacao de achados em tomografia computadorizada de alta resolucao com dados clinicos

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    Mogami, Roberto [Universidade do Estado, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Servico de Radiologia; Marchiori, Edson [Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ (Brazil). Dept. de Radiologia; Kirk, Kennedy; Capone, Domenico [Universidade do Estado, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Servico de Pneumologia; Daltro, Pedro [Instituto Fernandes Figueira, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Servico de Radiologia

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    In this work we did a sectional study of 31 asthmatic patients with several levels of disease severity, which were submitted to high resolution computed tomography of the thorax and spirometry, between the months of July, 1995 and August, 1997. The tomographic findings were correlated with the clinical classification of the patients and the most frequent tomographic findings were bronchial wall thickening, bronchial dilatation, air trapping, centrilobular opacities, cicatricial linear shadows, mucoid impaction, emphysema and atelectasis. In asthmatic patients of long duration we observed small airway disease and irreversible lesions as the predominant findings. In smoking patients there was no high frequency of emphysema. (author)

  20. The Contributions of Gamma Probe to Lesion Detectability and Surgical Safety in Recurrent Thyroid Cancer at Risk

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    Full Text Available In patients, who underwent thyroid surgery or treated with I-131 radioiodine previously for differentiated thyroid cancer, a second surgical intervention carries higher risks due to distortion of the natural anatomy and development of fibrotic/cicatricial tissue. In addition, accurate assessment of current status about extent of the disease is important in terms of success of the surgery. In this case report, we present the positive contribution of intraoperative gamma probe used for lesion detectability and for surgical safety in a patient operated for several times and administered high cumulative dose of radioiodine therapy for diffentiated thyroid carcinoma previously.

  1. The large eyes of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. (On the occasion of the 250th Mozart anniversary year).

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    Zegers, Richard H C; Saeed, Peerooz; Wiersinga, Wilmar M

    2005-12-01

    This article discusses the eyes of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) which, based on portraits, can be said to have a certain noticeable feature--some degree of exophthalmos. In fact, even contemporary observers made particular mention of Mozart's eyes being large. Although cicatricial ectropion, caused by infectious disease, cannot be excluded, mild myopia, in combination with shallow orbits or combined with a genetic predilection, would be one possible explanation for Mozart's large eyes. Graves' orbitopathy, the ophthalmic manifestation of hyperthyroidism, or hypothyroidism have both been suggested to be the cause of Mozart's large eyes. However, these diseases are unlikely causes given their topical and systemic features.

  2. Wound healing - A literature review*

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    Gonzalez, Ana Cristina de Oliveira; Costa, Tila Fortuna; Andrade, Zilton de Araújo; Medrado, Alena Ribeiro Alves Peixoto

    2016-01-01

    Regeneration and tissue repair processes consist of a sequence of molecular and cellular events which occur after the onset of a tissue lesion in order to restore the damaged tissue. The exsudative, proliferative, and extracellular matrix remodeling phases are sequential events that occur through the integration of dynamic processes involving soluble mediators, blood cells, and parenchymal cells. Exsudative phenomena that take place after injury contribute to the development of tissue edema. The proliferative stage seeks to reduce the area of tissue injury by contracting myofibroblasts and fibroplasia. At this stage, angiogenesis and reepithelialization processes can still be observed. Endothelial cells are able to differentiate into mesenchymal components, and this difference appears to be finely orchestrated by a set of signaling proteins that have been studied in the literature. This pathway is known as Hedgehog. The purpose of this review is to describe the various cellular and molecular aspects involved in the skin healing process. PMID:27828635

  3. DISEASE CAUSED BY CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL AGENTS

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    930437 A study on the pathologic changes andmechanism of radiation interstitial pneumonitis.BAI Yunhong(白蕴红),et al.Instit RadiationMed,Milit Acad Med Sci,Beijing,100000.Med JChin PLA 1993;18(1):14—18.The right or whole thorax of Wistar rat wasirradiated with Co γ—ray including single expo-sure(10,30, 50,70Gy)and fractional exposures(30,60Gy).Animals from each group were sac-rificed at 0.5,1,2,3,6,9,12 months after irradia-tion.Sections of lung were examined with lightmicroscopy(LM),electron microscopy(EM),histochemistry and morphometry.The pul-monary changes could be divided into four phas-es;exudation,granulation,fibroplasia and colla-genation.The four phases can exactly show.the

  4. Prevalence of hepatic parasites in Korean wild rats (Rattus norvegicus) and their association with pulmonary arteriolar medial hypertrophy.

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    Yi, J-Y; Kim, Y-H; Kim, H-C; Hahn, T-W; Jeong, H; Choi, C-U; Woo, G-H; Kim, Y-B; Han, J-H; Yoon, B-I

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    C hepatica, an important zoonotic parasite, and C fasciolaris are common parasites in rodents. In rodent livers, C hepatica causes sequential morphologic changes that are designated as early, intermediate, or late phase, and C fasciolaris forms cysts surrounded by fibroplasia and granulomatous inflammation. The present study describes the prevalence of these parasites and associated liver and lung lesions in wild rats (Rattus norvegicus) living around pig farms in South Korea. Selected parenchymal organs, including liver and lung, of 89 wild rats were examined. Of 89 rats, 28 (31.5%) were infected with either C hepatica or C fasciolaris or with both parasites. Severe medial hypertrophy of small arterioles was observed in the lungs of 11 of the 28 parasite-infected rats (P parasite-induced hepatitis and pulmonary arteriolar hypertrophy in rodents. Further studies are warranted for the use of C hepatica-infected rats as an animal model to explore the underlying mechanisms of portopulmonary hypertension in humans.

  5. 7, 8-dihydroxycoumarin improves neurological function in a mouse model of sciatic nerve injury

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    Jianshi Du; Qing Zhao; Yingli Zhang; Yu Wang; Ming Ma

    2012-01-01

    In the present study, a mouse model of sciatic nerve injury was treated with intraperitoneal injection of 7, 8-dihydroxycoumarin (10, 5, or 2.5 mg/kg per day). Western blot and real-time PCR results showed that growth associated protein 43 expression was significantly increased in the L4-6 segments of the spinal cord. The amplitude and velocity of motor nerve conduction in the sciatic nerve were significantly increased in model mice. In addition, the appearance of the myelin sheath in the injured sciatic nerve was regular, with an even thickness and clear outline, and the surrounding fibroplasia was not obvious. Our results indicate that 7, 8-dihydroxycoumarin can promote the repair of injured nerve by upregulating growth associated protein 43 expression in the corresponding spinal cord segments of mice with sciatic nerve injury.

  6. Emphysematous Eosinophilic Lymphangitis in the Ruminal Submucosa of Cattle.

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    Ohfuji, S

    2015-11-01

    Twenty cattle (14 Holstein-Friesian, 3 Japanese Black, 3 Aberdeen Angus) ranging in age from 3 months to 8 years exhibited, at slaughter, emphysematous thickening of the ruminal submucosa owing to the appearance of numerous, contiguous, small gas bubbles. Microscopic changes in the ruminal submucosa consisted of (1) multiple cystic (emphysematous) lymphangiectasis that was frequently lined or occluded by granulomatous inflammatory infiltrates including macrophages, multinucleate giant cells, and eosinophils; (2) intralymphatic phagocytosis by macrophages and giant cells of eosinophils that showed positive labeling with the terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase-mediated deoxyuridine triphosphate nick end-labeling assay; and (3) an inflammatory infiltrate extending from the area of lymphangitis into surrounding tissue, as well as edema, hemorrhage, fibrin exudation, fibroplasia, or capillary proliferation throughout the lesional submucosa. In addition, 15 (75%) of the cattle had globular leukocyte infiltrates in the mucosal epithelia of the rumen.

  7. The inflammatory stimulus of a natural latex biomembrane improves healing in mice

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    T.A.M. Andrade

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the present study was to compare healing obtained with biomembranes with the natural healing process (sham using biochemical and immunohistological assays. C57BL/6 mice were divided into 4 groups of 15 mice each and received different subcutaneous implants: natural latex biomembrane (NLB, denatured latex (DL, expanded polytetrafluorethylene (ePTFE, or sham. On the 2nd, 7th, and 14th days post-treatment, 5 mice per group were sacrificed and biopsied for the following measurements: oxidative stress based on malondialdehyde (MDA, myeloperoxidase (MPO and hydrogen peroxide by the method of ferrous oxidation-xylenol orange (FOX, as well as glutathione and total proteins; histological evaluation to enumerate inflammatory cells, fibroblasts, blood vessels, and collagen, and immunohistochemical staining for inducible nitric oxide synthase, interleukin-1β, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF, and transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1. On day 2 post-treatment, NLB stimulated a dense inflammatory infiltrate mainly consisting of polymorphonuclear cells, as indicated by increased MPO (P < 0.05, but oxidative stress due to MDA was not observed until the 7th day (P < 0.05. The number of blood vessels was greater in NLB (P < 0.05 and DL (P < 0.05 mice compared to sham animals on day 14. NLB induced fibroplasia by day 14 (P < 0.05 with low expression of TGF-β1 and collagenesis. Thus, NLB significantly induced the inflammatory phase of healing mediated by oxidative stress, which appeared to influence the subsequent phases such as angiogenesis (with low expression of VEGF and fibroplasia (independent of TGF-β1 without influencing collagenesis.

  8. First report of Cylicospirura felineus in a feral domestic shorthair cat in North America

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    Nicholas A Crossland

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available Case summary A feral domestic shorthair cat was euthanized owing to acute onset and progression of neurological signs attributed to ethylene glycol toxicity. At post-mortem examination two nodules were identified within the fundus of the stomach. Examination of the gastric nodules revealed an intact mucosal surface, each with multiple red slender nematodes extending through an individual central pore. Histopathological evaluation of the nodules highlighted unique reactive fibroplasia, mimicking feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia (FGESF, encasing numerous nematodes with females possessing gravid uteri containing abundant larvated eggs. The latter findings were highly suggestive of the Cylicospirura genus, further supported by an en face evaluation of the buccal cavity, highlighting a distinctive trifid tooth appearance. Together, these findings are consistent with Cylicospirura felineus. PCR for the COX-1 gene was unsuccessful on formalin-fixed specimens, attributed to nucleic acid and protein crosslinking. Relevance and novel information This represents the first documented case of Cylicospirura species in a feral domestic shorthair cat in North America. This particular cat lived in the highly urban environment of New Orleans, Louisiana. Identification of this case demonstrates the potential for feral cats to serve as reservoir hosts and ultimately support transmission of Cylicospirura species into domesticated cat populations. Gastric cylicospiruriasis may present clinically as a firm abdominal mass, potentially with a history of chronic vomiting. The latter emphasizes the importance of differentiating this condition from a neoplastic process such as alimentary lymphoma and adenocarcinoma. Histologically, the unique thick anastomosing collagenous cords encasing nematodes represent a stereotypical response observed in a broad array of gastrointestinal inflammation in felines, including intralesional bacteria, fungal

  9. Graham-Little-Piccardi-Lassueur Syndrome: A Case Report

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    Emine Nur Rifaioğlu

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available A rare type of liken pilanopilaris, Graham-Little-Piccardi-Lassueur syndrome (GLPLS, is characterized by cicatricial alopecia of the scalp, follicular hyperkeratosis of trunk and extremities and non-cicatricial alopecia of axilla and pubis. A forty year-old woman admitted with hair loss and palpabl wheals on her body. On her dermatologic examination alopecic plaques with irregular border and atrophic appearance and milimetric papules around follicules on fronto-parietal part of scalp were detected. Also there were purple like-brown milimetric papules around follicules on both extensor part of distal arm, axilla, upper and lower back with alopecia on hairy areas. Additionally milimetric purplish papules on flexor area of wrists were accompanied to other signs. In histopathological investigation of the biopsy from scalp and back lesions were demonstrated orthokeratosis on superficial layer of epidermis, vacuolar degeneration and exocytosis on basal layer of epidermis and basal layer of follicular epithelium, perifollicular infiltration of mix type inflammatory cells, a few pigmentation deposited macrophages. The patient was diagnosed as GLPLS based on these symptoms and signs. Early diagnosis and treatment of this chronic, progressive characterized, rare type of lichen planopilaris is important. Treatments modalities could stop progression and provide partial remission, although they can’t success complete improvement.

  10. Etiologic analysis of 100 anatomically failed dacryocystorhinostomies

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    Full Text Available Tarjani Vivek Dave, Faraz Ali Mohammed, Mohammad Javed Ali, Milind N Naik The Institute of Dacryology, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India Background: The aim of this study was to assess the etiological factors contributing to the failure of a dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR. Patients and methods: Retrospective review was performed in 100 consecutive patients who were diagnosed with anatomically failed DCR at presentation to a tertiary care hospital over a 5-year period from 2010 to 2015. Patient records were reviewed for demographic data, type of past surgery, preoperative endoscopic findings, previous use of adjuvants such as intubation and mitomycin C, and intraoperative notes during the re-revision. The potential etiological factors for failure were noted. Results: Of the 100 patients with failed DCRs, the primary surgery was an external DCR in 73 and endoscopic DCR in 27 patients. Six patients in each group had multiple revisions. The mean ages at presentation in the external and endoscopic groups were 39.41 years and 37.19 years, respectively. All patients presented with epiphora. The most common causes of failure were inadequate osteotomy (69.8% in the external group and 85.1% in the endoscopic group, P=0.19 followed by inadequate or inappropriate sac marsupialization (60.2% in the external group and 77.7% in the endoscopic group, P=0.16 and cicatricial closure of the ostium (50.6% in the external group and 55.5% in the endoscopic group, P=0.83. The least common causes such as ostium granulomas and paradoxical middle turbinate (1.37%, n=1 were noted in the external group only. Conclusion: Inadequate osteotomy, incomplete sac marsupialization, and cicatricial closure of the ostium were the most common causes of failure and did not significantly differ in the external and endoscopic groups. Meticulous evaluation to identify causative factors for failure and addressing them are crucial for subsequent successful outcomes. Keywords: failed

  11. Preventive effect of gelatinizedly-modified chitosan film on peritoneal adhesion of different types

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    Xie-Lai Zhou; Shan-Wen Chen; Guo-Dong Liao; Zhou-Jun Shen; Zhi-Liang Zhang; Li Sun; Yi-Jun Yu; Qiao-Ling Hu; Xiao-Dong Jin

    2007-01-01

    .378 ±0.043 μg/mg pr, P = 0.387; 4 wk: 0.370 ± 0.032 vs 0.367± 0.041 μg/mg pr, P = 0.853); Pathological changes:In group B, the main pathological changes were fibroplasias in the treated serous membrane surface and in group D, the fibroplasia was shown in the whole layer of the vermiform processes. In group E, the main pathological changes were acute and chronic suppurative inflammatory reactions. These changes were lighter in the experimental subgroups than those in the control subgroups in the three groups. In group C, the main changes were foreign body giant cell and granuloma reactions and fibroplasias in different degrees, with no apparent differences between the experimental and control subgroups.CONCLUSION: The gelatinizedly-modified chitosan film is effective on preventing peritoneal adhesions induced by wound, ischemia and infection, but the effect is not apparent in foreign body-induced adhesion.

  12. Análise quantitativa de mastócitos na cicatrização de feridas tratadas com membranas de colágeno contendo própolis vermelha

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    Mastócitos são células do tecido conjuntivo responsáveis pelo início da reação inflamatória e cronificação do processo, e desempenham um papel importante na dinâmica do reparo cicatricial. O uso de membranas biológicas naturais ou sintéticas no reparo de feridas dérmicas extensas, por sua vez, tem sido bastante discutido na literatura, especialmente aquelas à base de colágeno, devido à biocompatibilidade e interatividade desse material. A própolis é um produto natural que apresenta atividade ...

  13. A Case of Orbital Histoplasmosis.

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    Krakauer, Mark; Prendes, Mark Armando; Wilkes, Byron; Lee, Hui Bae Harold; Fraig, Mostafa; Nunery, William R

    2016-01-01

    Histoplasma capsulatum var capsulatum is a dimorphic fungus endemic to the Ohio and Mississippi River Valleys of the United States. In this case report, a 33-year-old woman who presented with a right orbital mass causing progressive vision loss, diplopia, and facial swelling is described. Lateral orbitotomy with lateral orbital wall bone flap was performed for excisional biopsy of the lesion. The 1.5 × 1.8 × 2.3 cm cicatricial mass demonstrated a granulomatous lesion with necrosis and positive staining consistent with Histoplasma capsulatum var capsulatum infection. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first case of orbital histoplasmosis to be reported in the United States and the first case worldwide of orbital histoplasmosis due to Histoplasma capsulatum var capsulatum.

  14. Squamous cell carcinoma complicating an hereditary epidermo-lysis bullosa; Carcinome spinocellulaire compliquant une epidermolyse bulleuse hereditaire

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    Mseddi, M.; Turki, H.; Marrekchi, S.; Abdelmaksoud, W.; Masmoudi, A.; Bouassida, S.; Zahaf, A. [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Hedi Chaker, Service de Dermatologie, Sfax (Tunisia)

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    The dystrophic form of hereditary epidermo-lysis bullosa is associated with an increased frequency of squamous cell carcinoma. We report a new case. An 18-year-old patient, carrying a Hallopeau Siemens hereditary epidermo-lysis bullosa, presented a subcutaneous nodular lesion, for 1 year that ulcerated and budded with inguinal lymphadenopathy. The histological study ted to the conclusion of a well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma. The patient was treated surgically. Tumor and metastatic lymph nodes were excised. A radiotherapy was decided but the postoperative course was fatal due to an infection and to a deterioration of her general condition. Squamous cell carcinoma frequently occurs on the cicatricial lesion of hereditary epidermo-lysis bullosa and usually affects males with recessive hereditary epidermo-lysis bullosa. Metastases are frequent, precocious and multiple. The treatment may be surgical. The particularities of our observation are the young age of patient and the localization. (author)

  15. Infecção urinária na criança ou sobre o conhecimento tácito e a medicina baseada na evidência

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    Teixeira, Ana; Jardim, Helena

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    Há séculos que o rim cicatricial observado na pielonefrite crónica é encarado como uma das causas mais frequentes de insuficiência renal terminal na criança e no adulto jovem. Um facto, o rim atrófico, um dado, uma observação, comum a outras formas de falência renal, informação acrescida sobre uma realidade em que, durante muito tempo, se possuiu conhecimento muito limitado.A partir das descrições de Hodson e Edwards1 da associação entre refluxo vesico-ureteral (RVU) e pielonefrite crónica, m...

  16. Management of laryngotracheal stenosis in infants and children: the role of re-do surgery in cases of severe subglottic stenosis.

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    Maeda, Kosaku; Ono, Shigeru; Baba, Katsuhisa

    2013-10-01

    Although many advances have improved the treatment of congenital and acquired laryngotracheal stenosis in children over the past two decades, the therapeutic decision-making process remains challenging for pediatric surgeons and otolaryngologists. Severe subglottic stenosis is a complex laryngeal injury that necessitates multiple airway procedures, and the approach depends on the exact nature of the cicatricial lesion and its effect on the vocal cord mobility. Therefore, it is imperative that the pediatric surgeons and otolaryngologists dealing with this situation should be well trained in endoscopy and laser treatment, in addition to open surgical intervention. Open re-do surgery remains the best choice in cases of severe congenital stenosis, glottic immobility, or after two to three endoscopic procedures have been performed without any significant improvement.

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    De Quintana Sancho, A; Piris García, X; Valle García, J N; Hierro Cámara, M

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    La alopecia frontal fibrosante (AFF) es un tipo de alopecia cicatricial cuya incidencia está aumentando de forma significativa en nuestro país. Se caracteriza por un retroceso en la línea de implantación del pelo a nivel frontotemporal que afecta mayoritariamente a mujeres postmenopaúsicas, con un impacto negativo en su calidad de vida. Se asocia a menopausia precoz en un 14% de los casos y a hipotiroidismo en un 15%. Con respecto al tratamiento, son los inhibidores de la 5α-reductasa, los fármacos que han demostrado mejoría de la enfermedad en un mayor número de casos. Presentamos un caso de AFF en una mujer de 77 años tratada con éxito con finasteride a dosis de 2,5mg/día.

  18. Myofibroblasts in fibromatoses. An electron microscopic study.

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    Kiryu, H; Tsuneyoshi, M; Enjoji, M

    1985-05-01

    Fifteen cases of fibromatoses were analyzed by electron microscopy, the objective being to compare the incidence and frequency of myofibroblasts in each category. Myofibroblasts were identified in all 15 cases and a considerably large number of these cells appeared in palmar fibromatosis, plantar fibromatosis, and nodular fasciitis. In keloid and cicatricial fibromatosis, however, only a small number of these cells were evident. In seven cases of extra-abdominal desmoid fibromatosis, the frequency of myofibroblasts in the component cells ranged from 10% to 64%, with a mean of 30%. The frequency was high in hypercellular lesions and low in hypocellular lesions, assuming that it would be roughly in parallel to the cellularity of the lesion in extra-abdominal desmoid fibromatosis and in other fibromatoses as well. There appeared to be no particular correlation between the number of myofibroblasts and recurrence of the lesion.

  19. An unusual complication after craniofacial surgery for Apert syndrome

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    Abhay A Lune

    2014-01-01

    A case of Apert syndrome who had undergone craniofacial surgery elsewhere 4 years back presented to us with purulent discharge near the lateral orbital margin of right orbit, watering and redness of the right eye. He had telltale signs of this syndrome in the form of skull deformities such as brachycephaly, frontal bony prominence, mid-face hypoplasia, proptosis and syndactyly of both hands and feet. There was a surgical scar of previous craniofacial surgery over the bi-coronal region. He had a discharging granuloma over the lateral orbital margin and the adjacent lower eyelid had developed cicatricial ectropion. X-ray and computed tomography scan orbit confirmed the clinical suspicion of osteomyelitis of the underlying zygomatic bone at the site of miniplate and screw fixation of the earlier surgery. He was treated with excision of granuloma and extraction of loose screw and infected miniplate while ectropion was corrected by rotation advancement of temporal skin flap.

  20. History of lumbar disc herniation with Gd-DPTA enhanced MRI

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    Iwahara, Toshihito; Satou, Toshikazu [Wakkanai Municipal Hospital, Hokkaido (Japan)

    1995-09-01

    The pathological changes of primary lumbar disc herniation was monitored on T1-weighted and Gd-weighted MR imagings. The subjects were 11 patients whose symptoms improved solely by conservative therapy. Herniated area on T1-weighted images (whole herniated area), enhanced herniated area on Gd-MRI (enhanced area), and non-enhanced herniated area on Gd-MRI (non-enhanced area) were calculated, and each proportion to the vertebral canal was assessed. Changes in herniated area was correlated with changes of enhanced area. Gd-MRI was found to be useful in predicting the prognosis of primary herniation, as well as in differentiating recurrent herniation and cicatricial tissues. (S.Y.).

  1. The Clinical Diagnosis of Autoimmune Bullous Diseases Sürekli Eğitim

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    Rıfkiye Küçükoğlu

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available The autoimmune bullous diseases were diagnosed on the clinical and histopathological basis, before the introduction of the immunological assays. However, not the clinical features, but the classification of the diseases has recently changed during the immunological development. According to this new classification, pemphigus group diseases include, pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus vegetans, pemphigus foliaceus, pemphigus erythematosus, endemic pemphigus, IgA pemphigus, pemphigus herpetiformis, paraneoplastic pemphigus, and drug-induced pemphigus. The subepidermal bullous diseases are classified as pemphigoid group diseases, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, dermatitis herpetiformis, and linear IgA bullous dermatosis. The pemphigoid-group diseases consist of bullous pemphigoid, childhood bullous pemphigoid, localised bullous pemphigoid, drug-induced pemphigoid, anti p200 pemphigoid, pemphigoid gestationes, pemphigoid nodularis, and cicatricial pemphigoid. In this review, the clinical features of the autoimmune bullous diseases are discussed according to the above mentioned classification. (Turkderm 2010; 45 Suppl 1: 16-25

  2. Presença de comorbidades como fator agravante de alopecia areata em crianças e adolescentes de 0 a 19 anos de idade no Hospital Universitário de Brasília

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    2011-01-01

    Alopecia areata é uma afecção crônica não cicatricial dos folículos pilosos, caracterizada por perda localizada ou difusa de cabelos ou pelos. Considerada doença autoimune mediada por células T, órgão-específica, onde uma infiltração linfocítica dos folículos pilosos resulta em ruptura de cabelos anágenos, ocasionando alopecia não inflamatória. Pode ocorrer em qualquer área corporal, sendo mais frequente em couro cabeludo e barba. Objetivos: O objetivo principal desta pesquisa foi investigar ...

  3. Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: Role of Dermoscopy in Differential Diagnosis

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    P. Rubegni

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA is more common in postmenopausal women, but it can occur in younger women. Some authors consider FFA to be a distinct frontal variant of lichen planopilaris. From a clinical point of view, this relatively uncommon condition is characterized by progressive frontotemporal recession due to inflammatory destruction of hair follicles. Dermoscopy can be very useful, as the differential diagnosis between traction alopecia, alopecia areata, FFA and cicatricial marginal alopecia may be difficult. It is not clear whether or not treatment alters the natural history of the disease – the disease stabilized with time in most of the patients with or without continuing treatment. Here we report a case of a 50-year-old woman with FFA and discuss the relevance of dermoscopy in the differential diagnosis of this disease.

  4. A restauração da integridade esofágica com o uso de "flap" muscular, sem formação de estenose clínica, em ovinos The esophageal integrity reconstitution with muscular flap, without clinical stricture in sheep

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    Emerson Antonio Contesini

    1995-01-01

    Full Text Available A pouca seletividade na preensão de alimentos, o manejo, além da própria localização anatômica predispõem os ovinos a uma série de lesões esofágicas que podem interferir na sua alimentação, produtividade e mesmo na sobrevivência dos mesmos. O desenvolvimento desse trabalho visou testar a eficiência do músculo esternomastóideo na vedação de ferida cirúrgica na parede esofágica, na sua capacidade de servir como leito para proliferação da mucosa e observação da cicatrização decorrente de lesões com dimensões de 2x5cm na parede do esôfago. Para esse experimento foram utilizados quinze ovinos, os quais foram divididos em dois grupos. Os animais foram submetidos à cirurgia com remoção de um retalho de 2x5cm da parede esofágica e substituição pelo músculo estemomastóideo em forma de "flap" e fixado ao esôfago com fio poliamida 0-20 em pontos de Wolf. Um grupo foi observado durante um período de noventa dias e outro por cento e cinquenta dias. Ao final do período de observação designado para cada grupo, os animais foram abatidos, necropsiados e colhidos os segmentos esofágicos operados, onde foi observada a regeneração da mucosa sobre o leito de tecido muscular. Foi detectada ainda discreta estenose de origem cicatricial do lume esofágico, não sendo considerada clinicamente significativa. Ao exame histológico observou-se proliferação epitelial sobre a musculatura. Conclui-se dessa forma, que o músculo foi eficiente na vedação da ferida cirúrgica provocada, servindo ainda de leito adequado para a proliferação epitelial. A retração cicatricial não foi considerada significativa em qualquer um dos animais necropsiados ao final do período de observação.The poor selection of food, the management associated to the anatomic localization predispose the sheep to esophageal lesions which intefere in nutrition, productivity and survival. The scope of this experiment was to test the stemomastoid muscle

  5. [Obstetric damage to the perineum and the anal sphincters. Reconstruction surgery].

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    Kościński, Tomasz

    2014-08-01

    Damage to the perineum, vulva, anal sphincters, rectal wall and the fascial structures of the pelvic floor may be caused by obstetric trauma. Emergency surgical treatment aims at control of the bleeding, anatomical reconstruction of the disrupted tissues and minimization of the risk of infection. Suturing of the rectal wall and mucosa of the anal canal is followed by reconstruction of the perineal body internal and external anal sphincters, vulva and the perineum. Delayed surgery is undertaken after the complete healing of the obstetric tear. All cicatricial fibers must be saved to reinforce sphincters and perineal body muscles suturing. Anal levators and perineal transvers muscles suturing is used for the rectovaginal septum and pelvic floor reconstruction. Anal sphincters are reconstructed by the 'overlapping' technique. X en Z suturing is used for a perineal skin plasty.

  6. Herpes zoster ophthalmicus associated with abducens palsy

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    Nibrass Chaker

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The extraocular muscle palsies associated with herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO are transient, self-limiting conditions, usually seen in elderly patients. There are different treatment recommendations for paralytic complications, but prognosis has generally reported to be favorable. A 75-year-old male patient presented with diplopia. Clinical history revealed left facial vesicular eruptions and pain treated by oral aciclovir 1 week following symptom onset. On examination, we observed cicatricial lesions with crusts involving left hemiface, a limitation in abduction of the left eye, and a superficial punctuate keratitis (SPK with decreased visual acuity (4/10. Examination of the right eye was unremarkable. Hess screen test confirmed left six nerve palsy.

  7. Neglect leads to extremes: maggots and malignancy in a case of discoid lupus erythematosus.

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    Bhari, N; Khaitan, B K; Gupta, P; Kumar, T; Srivastava, A

    2016-01-01

    Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is a chronic form of cutaneous lupus erythematosus that runs an indolent course. The rare complications of DLE include scarring, mutilation, non-healing ulceration, cicatricial alopecia and malignancy. DLE progresses to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in around 5% of localized cases and 22% of generalized cases. We report a case of DLE, presenting with a six-month history of ulcerated fungating plaques and small crusted nodules superimposed on DLE plaques over both the forearms. Two weeks prior to the presentation, maggots were also noticed on these plaques. Skin biopsies from these lesions were suggestive of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and keratoacanthoma. A wide surgical excision of the tumor followed by partial split-thickness skin grafting was performed with complete healing of the lesions. No recurrence has been noted 18 months from follow-up.

  8. Clinical and morphological evaluation of snake venom derived fibrin glue on the tendon healing in dogs

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    G. C. Ferraro

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of snake venom derived fibrin glue on the healing of the deep digital flexor tendon, during three periods. The tendon of the 2nd digit of 30 thoracic limbs of dogs was partially sectioned for glue application. Biopsies were performed 7, 15, and 30 days post surgery for the clinical and morphological study of tendons. Analysis of the results showed that 73.3% of the tendons showed stump retraction and 16.6% moderate to excessive adherence, which affected sliding. There was a significant difference in the number of inflammatory cells among the three studied periods, being the highest on day 15. The morphological analysis revealed a typical tendon healing process with a lower level of inflammation in the acute phase, facilitating the cicatricial maturation phase. Snake venom derived fibrin glue promotes the healing in dog flexor tendon.

  9. MMF and eye disease.

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    Zierhut, M; Stübiger, N; Siepmann, K; Deuter, C M E

    2005-01-01

    Immunosuppressive treatment has shown to be effective in various ocular inflammatory disorders. Factors limiting their use are the individual response and the rate of side effects. This report summarizes our knowledge about the use of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in the treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP), uveitis, atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC), prevention of graft rejection after penetrating keratoplasty (PK) and scleritis. Controlled studies have been performed for prevention of graft rejection after PK, showing MMF as effective in the prevention of graft rejection as cyclosporine A. In experimental uveitis, MMF has been demonstrated to be highly effective in prevention of retinal destruction. A number of studies have now shown that MMF also seems effective in uveitis. There are also studies with smaller patient groups which point out the effectiveness of MMF in OCP, AKC, and scleritis. In most of the studies, the spectrum of side effects was small, compared to other immunosuppressives.

  10. Graham Little-Lassueur Syndrome with Hypertrophic Lichen Planus in a Patient with Chronic Hepatitis C

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    Badea Mihail Alexandru

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Graham Little-Lassueur Syndrome (GLLS is considered a form of lichen planopilaris which associates follicular lichen planus, cicatricial alopecia of the scalp and noncicatricial alopecia of the axillary and/or pubic regions. We present the case of a 47 years old female patient, known for 5 years with chronic hepatitis C and a poor therapeutic control of the disease due to Interferon intolerance. She presented to our clinic for the occurrence on the shins of some well-defined, intensely pruritic erythematous plaques, covered with thick scales, with a verrucous appearance, accompanied by excoriations. The skin biopsy reveal hypertrophic lichen planus on the shins and lichen planopilaris on the scalp. The patient was treated with systemic antihystamines, topical corticosteroids and salicylic acid under occlusion, emollients, phototherapy UVB narrow band 4 sessions/week for 3 weeks, cryotherapy. From our knowledge this is the first case of GLLS associated with chronic viral hepatis C.

  11. Sistematización del diagnóstico y tratamiento de las retracciones cicatriciales severas en población subsahariana.

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    Les retraccions cicatricials severes són una de les causes més freqüents d’inhabilitació funcional a l’Àfrica, tant a nivell laboral com social, i deixen el pacient amb severes limitacions físiques per a la resta de la seva vida. Fins ara no hi ha descrita cap classificació que pugui esser aplicada en zones de baixos recursos i sobre totes las articulacions de un mateix cos humà. Objectius: Hom planteja la hipòtesi principal que és possible de definir un mètode clar, simple i pragmàtic que...

  12. Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: Role of Dermoscopy in Differential Diagnosis

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    Rubegni, P.; Mandato, F.; Fimiani, M.

    2010-01-01

    Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is more common in postmenopausal women, but it can occur in younger women. Some authors consider FFA to be a distinct frontal variant of lichen planopilaris. From a clinical point of view, this relatively uncommon condition is characterized by progressive frontotemporal recession due to inflammatory destruction of hair follicles. Dermoscopy can be very useful, as the differential diagnosis between traction alopecia, alopecia areata, FFA and cicatricial marginal alopecia may be difficult. It is not clear whether or not treatment alters the natural history of the disease - the disease stabilized with time in most of the patients with or without continuing treatment. Here we report a case of a 50-year-old woman with FFA and discuss the relevance of dermoscopy in the differential diagnosis of this disease. PMID:21173926

  13. Hair follicle stem cells in disorders characterized by alopecia%毛囊干细胞在脱发性疾病中的研究进展

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    管海宏; 李泓馨; 林麟

    2012-01-01

    Alopecia,as a common disease,is generally classified into two groups,cicatricial and noncicatricial alopecia,according to clinical presentations and regrowth capability of hairs,and each group includes various types of alopecia.The pathogenesis of alopecia remains poorly understood.Hair follicle stem cells are located in the bulge area,whose periodic proliferation and differentiation sustain the growth,shedding and regrowth of hairs.Recent research has indicated that the damage or deficiency of hair follicle stem cells may contribute to the pathogenesis of some types of alopecia,especially cicatricial alopecia.%脱发性疾病在临床比较常见,一般按临床表现和毛发是否可再生而将脱发分为瘢痕性脱发和非瘢痕性脱发,每种均包含了多种不同的脱发性疾病.目前脱发性疾病的发病机制仍不甚清楚.毛囊干细胞位于毛囊隆突区,其周期性地增殖和分化维持了毛发的正常生长、脱落与更替.研究表明,毛囊干细胞的损伤或缺失很可能参与了某些脱发性疾病尤其是瘢痕性脱发的发病过程.

  14. Graham-Little Piccardi Lassueur Syndrome: case report Síndrome de Graham-Little Piccardi Lassueur: relato de caso

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    Raquel Bissacotti Steglich

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available A 33-year-old woman presented with a 3-year history of progressive alopecia of the scalp. Past treatment with hydroxicloroquine did not show improvement. Physical examination revealed multiple areas of alopecia with atrophic aspect of the scalp, and axillary and pubic hypotrichosis. Dermoscopy showed hyperkeratosis and accentuation of follicular ostia. Anatomopathological examination revealed decrease in the number of hair follicles, upper perifollicular infiltrate and areas with fibrosis. The Piccardi-Lassueur-Graham-Little syndrome is a rare disorder, characterized by the triad of multifocal scarring alopecia of the scalp, keratotic follicular eruption and hypotrichosis of axillary and pubic regions. Management is a challenge and many medications tried have controversial results. We report a case of this rare syndrome which improved with corticoids.Mulher, 33 anos, apresenta quadro de alopecia progressiva do couro cabeludo há 3 anos. Tratamento com hidroxicloroquina há 12 meses, sem apresentar melhora. Ao exame físico exibe múltiplas áreas de alopecia cicatricial no couro cabeludo, além de hipotricose axilar e pubiana. A dermatoscopia evidencia hipercetose folicular e acentuação dos óstios foliculares. O exame anatomopatológico revela diminuição do número de folículos pilosos, infiltrado perifolicular e fibrose. A síndrome de Graham-Little Piccardi Lassueur é uma dermatose rara, caracterizada pela tríade de alopecia cicatricial multifocal do couro cabeludo, ceratose folicular disseminada e hipotricose das regiões axilares e pubianas. A terapêutica desta dermatose é um desafio, muitas medicações relatadas tem resultados controversos. Relatamos o caso desta síndrome rara que apresentou melhora com corticoterapia.

  15. Perda pilosa por líquen plano pilar após transplante capilar: relato de dois casos e revisão da literatura Hair loss due to lichen planopilaris after hair transplantation: a report of two cases and a literature review

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    Márcio Rocha Crisóstomo

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Alopecia androgenética é tratada com frequência por meio de microtransplante capilar, téc nica em que os fios transplantados geralmente não caem, pois mantêm características da área doadora, mais resistente. O líquen plano pilar é uma alopecia cicatricial com permanente destruição pilosa. Este artigo relata dois casos de lesões compatíveis com líquen plano pilar em áreas receptora e doadora póstransplante. A dominância da área doadora foi aparentemente sobrepujada pelo líquen plano pilar, que deve ter gerado a queda dos fios. Relatos semelhantes são raros. À suspeita de líquen plano pilar, devese biopsiar o couro cabeludo e evitar o transplante durante a atividade da doença.Androgenetic alopecia is often treated by follicular unit transplantation, a technique that involves minimal risk of hair loss because of the more resistant nature of the donor area. Lichen planopilaris is a cicatricial alopecia that causes permanent destruction of hair follicles. We report two cases of post-transplantation lesions compatible with lichen planopilaris in both recipient and donor areas. The quality of the hair follicles in the donor area was apparently compromised by lichen planopilaris, the probable cause of hair loss. Similar reports are rare. When lichen planopilaris is suspected, a biopsy of the scalp must be performed to avoid transplantation during disease activity.

  16. Efeitos da luz emitida por diodos (LED e dos compostos de quitosana na cicatrização de feridas - Revisão Sistemática

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    Renata Oliveira Moura

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available A reparação de feridas constitui um processo complexo, que envolve fatores externos e internos do tecido local, seguindo fases que vão desde a proliferação celular, passando pela angiogênese até o fechamento total da ferida com a reepitelização. A quitosana e a fototerapia por luz emitida por diodo (LED– Light Emiting Diode são duas terapias que estimulam o reparo tecidual. O presente estudo teve como objetivo realizar revisão bibliográfica acerca dos efeitos cicatricial do LED e da Quitosana de forma isolada e associada. Uma busca na literatura foi realizada utilizando uma variedade de fontes, incluindo base de dados on line. A busca em bancos de dados possibilitou a seleção de 15 artigos sobre o efeito do LED na cicatrização e 17 artigos sobre os efeitos cicatrizantes da quitosana. Não foram encontrados nesta revisão artigos que relatassem a associação dos dois procedimentos na cicatrização. Os artigos analisados mostram os efeitos positivos e isolados do LED e de compostos à base de quitosana na aceleração do processo cicatricial. Observou-se falta de padronização nos estudos quanto as variáveis analisadas. Sugerem-se novos estudos que avaliem a eficácia da associação dos dois procedimentos: LED e Quitosana.

  17. Ultrastructure of oval cells in children with chronic hepatitis B, with special emphasis on the stage of liver fibrosis: The first pediatric study

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    Maria Elzbieta Sobaniec-Lotowska; Joanna Maria Lotowska; Dariusz Marek Lebensztejn

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    AIM: To investigate the ultrastructure of oval ceils in children with chronic hepatitis B, with special emphasis on their location in areas of collagen fibroplasia.METHODS: Morphological investigations were conducted on biopsy material obtained from 40 children,aged 3-16 years with chronic hepatitis B. The stage of fibrosis was assessed histologically using the arbitrary semiquantitative numerical scoring system proposed by Ishak et al. The material for ultrastructural investigation was fixed in glutaraldehyde and paraformaldehyde and processed for transmission-electron microscopic analysis.RESULTS: Ultrastructural examination of biopsy specimens obtained from children with chronic hepatitis B showed the presence of two types of oval cells, the hepatic progenitor cells and intermediate hepatic-like cells. These cells were present in the parenchyma and were seen most commonly in areas of intense periportal fibrosis (at least stage 2 according to Ishak et al) and in the vicinity of the limiting plate of the lobule. The activated nonparenchymal hepatic cells, i.e. transformed hepatic stellate cells and Kupffer cells were seen in close proximity to the intermediate hepatic-like cells.CONCLUSION: We found a distinct relationship between the prevalence of oval cells (hepatic progenitor cells and intermediate hepatocyte-like cells) and fibrosis stage in pediatric patients with chronic hepatitis B.

  18. Protective effect of Juglans nigra on sodium arsenite-induced toxicity in rats

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    Solomon E Owumi

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: Consumption of arsenic contaminated water has been implicated in metalloid-induced carcinogenesis. Dietary intake of certain plant products with chemoprotective properties may protect against the onset of diseases and promote maintenance of health. Objectives: We investigated the outcome of black walnut Juglans nigra (JN consumption on sodium arsenite (SA-induced toxicity in rats. Materials and Methods: Wister albino rats were treated as follows: Control, SA only (positive control (2.5 mg/kg body weight, JN only (100 mg/kg weight, and JN+SA coadministered. After 5 weeks animals were sacrificed whole blood, femur, liver and testis harvested were assessed for hepatic transaminases and clastogenicity. Histology of the liver, sperm morphology and quality were also assessed. Data were analyzed (ANOVA and expressed as means ±SD. Results: SA treatment elevated hepatic transaminases level in serum (P < 0.05, induced histological changes in liver: fibroplasia and periportal hepatocytes infiltration by mononuclear cells. These changes were ameliorated by JN (P < 0.05 coadministration. SA induced micronuclei formation (P < 0.05. Again JN decreased (P < 0.05 micronuclei formation by 50%. Sperm count and motility decreased (P < 0.05 in all groups compared to control. Conclusion: JN showed no protection against arsenite effect on sperm quality. Hepatoprotective and anticlastogenic effects were apparent suggesting a chemopreventive potential active against arsenite genotoxicity and chromosomal instability which have implication for metalloid-induced carcinogenesis.

  19. Relationship of creatine kinase, aspartate aminotransferase, lactate dehydrogenase, and proteinuria to cardiomyopathy in the owl monkey (Aotus vociferans)

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    Gozalo, Alfonso S.; Chavera, Alfonso; Montoya, Enrique J.; Takano, Juan; Weller, Richard E.

    2008-02-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine serum reference values for crea- tine kinase (CK), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), and lactate dehydroge- nase (LDH) in captive-born and wild-caught owl monkeys to assess their usefulness for diagnosing myocardial disease. Urine samples were also collected and semi-quantitative tests performed. There was no statistically significant difference between CK, AST, and LDH when comparing both groups. However, when comparing monkeys with proteinuria to those without proteinuria, a statistically significant difference in CK value was observed (P = 0.021). In addition, the CK/AST ratio revealed that 29% of the animals included in this study had values suggesting cardiac infarction. Grossly, cardiac concentric hypertrophy of the left ventricle and small, pitted kidneys were the most common findings. Microscopically, myocardial fibrosis, contraction band necrosis, hypertrophy and hyperplasia of coronary arteries, medium-sized renal arteries, and afferent glomerular arteriolae were the most significant lesions, along with increased mesangial matrix and hypercellularity of glomeruli, Bowman’s capsule, and peritubular space fibroplasia. These findings suggest that CK, AST, and LDH along with urinalysis provide a reliable method for diagnosing cardiomyopathies in the owl monkey. In addition, CK/AST ratio, proteinuria, and the observed histological and ultrastructural changes suggest that Aotus vociferans suffer from arterial hypertension and chronic myocardial infarction.

  20. Effects of Carbon Nanotube Environmental Dispersion on an Aquatic Invertebrate, Hirudo medicinalis.

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    Girardello, Rossana; Tasselli, Stefano; Baranzini, Nicolò; Valvassori, Roberto; de Eguileor, Magda; Grimaldi, Annalisa

    2015-01-01

    The recent widespread applications of nanomaterials, because of their properties, opens new scenarios that affect their dispersal in the environment. In particular multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), despite their qualities, seem to be harmful for animals and humans. To evaluate possible toxic effects caused by carbon nanotube environmental dispersion, with regard to aquatic compartment, we proposed as experimental model a freshwater invertebrate: Hirudo medicinalis. In the present study we analyse acute and chronic immune responses over a short (1, 3, 6 and 12 hours) and long time (from 1 to 5 weeks) exposure to MWCNTs by optical, electron and immunohistochemical approaches. In the exposed leeches angiogenesis and fibroplasia accompanied by massive cellular migration occur. Immunocytochemical characterization using specific markers shows that in these inflammatory processes the monocyte-macrophages (CD45+, CD68+) are the most involved cells. These immunocompetent cells are characterized by sequence of events starting from the expression of pro-inflammatory cytokines (in particular IL-18), and amyloidogenensis. Our combined experimental approaches, basing on high sensitive inflammatory response can highlight adverse effects of nanomaterials on aquatic organisms and could be useful to assess the MWCNTs impact on aquatic, terrestrial animal and human health.

  1. Effects of Carbon Nanotube Environmental Dispersion on an Aquatic Invertebrate, Hirudo medicinalis.

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    Rossana Girardello

    Full Text Available The recent widespread applications of nanomaterials, because of their properties, opens new scenarios that affect their dispersal in the environment. In particular multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs, despite their qualities, seem to be harmful for animals and humans. To evaluate possible toxic effects caused by carbon nanotube environmental dispersion, with regard to aquatic compartment, we proposed as experimental model a freshwater invertebrate: Hirudo medicinalis. In the present study we analyse acute and chronic immune responses over a short (1, 3, 6 and 12 hours and long time (from 1 to 5 weeks exposure to MWCNTs by optical, electron and immunohistochemical approaches. In the exposed leeches angiogenesis and fibroplasia accompanied by massive cellular migration occur. Immunocytochemical characterization using specific markers shows that in these inflammatory processes the monocyte-macrophages (CD45+, CD68+ are the most involved cells. These immunocompetent cells are characterized by sequence of events starting from the expression of pro-inflammatory cytokines (in particular IL-18, and amyloidogenensis. Our combined experimental approaches, basing on high sensitive inflammatory response can highlight adverse effects of nanomaterials on aquatic organisms and could be useful to assess the MWCNTs impact on aquatic, terrestrial animal and human health.

  2. Necrobiosis lipoidica: A clinicopathological study in the Indian scenario

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    Mary Thomas

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Context: Necrobiosis lipoidica (NL is a chronic granulomatous dermatitis that is commonly associated with diabetes mellitus. Most of the current knowledge about this entity is from western literature. Aims: This study evaluates the clinicohistological features of NL in an Indian scenario. Materials and Methods: We retrospectively reviewed clinical features, associated comorbidities, and biopsies of all patients with NL over a period of one year. Results: Five cases of NL were seen during the duration of the study. The preliminary clinical diagnosis ranged from sarcoidosis to tinea incognito. The commonest clinical presentation in the Indian scenario was of asymptomatic erythematous to skin-colored plaques and nodules on the shins with or without central atrophy. The most common site of involvement was the shin (3 of 5 patients. NL was associated with Diabetes mellitus in only two cases, both of whom were male patients. On histology, various patterns of inflammation were seen including the palisading, interstitial, and mixed granulomatous infiltrates. One patient had sarcoidal granulomas in association with an interstitial pattern. Features seen consistently in all cases include perivascular lymphoplasmacytic infiltrates, interstitial lymphocytic infiltrates, and fibroplasia. Interstitial mucin deposition was not observed in any of the biopsies. Conclusion: The diagnosis of NL was missed in most cases due to the rarity of the disease, absence of concomitant diabetes, and atypical presentations. Histology was a useful tool in clinching the diagnosis.

  3. Diagnostic and clinical observation on the infectious bronchitis virus strain Q1 in Italy

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    Anna Toffan

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper describes the diagnostic and clinical observations of an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV variant, referred to as Q1, in clinically ill chickens in Italy. This IBV variant was described for the first time in 1998 in China. In the autumn of 2011 it caused a small-scale epidemic in non-vaccinated meat chickens in farms located in Northern Italy. The disease was characterized by increased mortality, kidney lesions and proventriculitis. Histopatological observations confirmed the nephritis and described an unusual erosive/necrotic proventriculitis with infiltration of lymphocytes, plasma cells and heterophils, as well as fibroplasia in the lamina propria. Despite these findings and the isolation of the Q1 IB virus directly from proventricular tissue, further studies are necessary to confirm the role of this IBV strain in the development of proventricular lesions. Phylogenetic analysis revealed that all the IBV isolates were very similar and probably had a common origin. The IBV Q1 variant appears to be now endemic in the North of Italy and at times it is detected in vaccinated backyard and commercial broiler farms. The importance of continuous monitoring in controlling the spread of known or emerging IBV variants is underlined.

  4. Avocado/soybean unsaponifiables: a novel regulator of cutaneous wound healing, modelling and remodelling.

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    Oryan, Ahmad; Mohammadalipour, Adel; Moshiri, Ali; Tabandeh, Mohammad R

    2015-12-01

    We investigated the effects of avocado/soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) on the healing response of cutaneous wound defect in rats. Sixty male rats were randomly divided into three groups including control, vehicle and treatment (n = 20 in each group). A 2 × 2 cm(2) wound defect was made on the dorsum. The control, vehicle and treatment groups were treated daily with topical application of saline, cream and cream/ASU for 10 days, respectively. The wounds were monitored daily. The animals were euthanised at 10, 20 and 30 days post injury (D). The dry matter, hydroxyproline, collagen, n-acetyl glucosamine (NAGLA) and n-acetyl galactosamine (NAGAA) contents of the skin samples were measured and the histopathological and biomechanical characteristics of the samples were investigated. Statistics of P < 0·05 was considered significant. Treatment significantly increased tissue glycosaminoglycans and collagen contents at various stages of wound healing compared to controls. Treatment modulated inflammation, improved fibroplasia and produced high amounts of scar tissue at short term. At long term, treatment reduced the scar tissue size and increased the quality and rate of wound contraction and reepithelisation compared to controls. The treated lesions were more cosmetically pleasing and had significantly higher biomechanical characteristics than controls. ASU was effective in rat wound healing.

  5. Bubaline Cholecyst Derived Extracellular Matrix for Reconstruction of Full Thickness Skin Wounds in Rats

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    Poonam Shakya

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available An acellular cholecyst derived extracellular matrix (b-CEM of bubaline origin was prepared using anionic biological detergent. Healing potential of b-CEM was compared with commercially available collagen sheet (b-CS and open wound (C in full thickness skin wounds in rats. Thirty-six clinically healthy adult Sprague Dawley rats of either sex were randomly divided into three equal groups. Under general anesthesia, a full thickness skin wound (20 × 20 mm2 was created on the dorsum of each rat. The defect in group I was kept as open wound and was taken as control. In group II, the defect was repaired with commercially available collagen sheet (b-CS. In group III, the defect was repaired with cholecyst derived extracellular matrix of bovine origin (b-CEM. Planimetry, wound contracture, and immunological and histological observations were carried out to evaluate healing process. Significantly (P<0.05 increased wound contraction was observed in b-CEM (III as compared to control (I and b-CS (II on day 21. Histologically, improved epithelization, neovascularization, fibroplasia, and best arranged collagen fibers were observed in b-CEM (III as early as on postimplantation day 21. These findings indicate that b-CEM have potential for biomedical applications for full thickness skin wound repair in rats.

  6. Bacterial cellulose and bacterial cellulose/polycaprolactone composite as tissue substitutes in rabbits' cornea

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    Rodrigo V. Sepúlveda

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT: In order to test the performance of bacterial cellulose/polycaprolactone composite (BC/PCL and pure bacterial cellulose (BC as tissue substitutes in rabbits' cornea, a superficial ulcer containing 5mm in diameter and 0.2mm deep was made in the right cornea of 36 rabbits, then a interlayer pocket was created from the basis of this ulcer. Twelve rabbits received BC/PCL membrane and 12 were treated with BC membranes, both membranes with 8mm in diameter. The remaining rabbits received no membrane constituting the control group. The animals were clinically followed up for 45 days. Three animals of each group were euthanized at three, seven, 21, and 45 days after implantation for histological examination of the cornea along with the implant. Clinical observation revealed signs of moderate inflammatory process, decreasing from day 20th in the implanted groups. Histology showed absence of epithelium on the membranes, fibroplasia close to the implants, lymph inflammatory infiltrate with giant cells, collagen disorganization, with a predominance of immature collagen fibers in both groups with implants. Although inflammatory response is acceptable, the membranes used does not satisfactorily played the role of tissue substitute for the cornea during the study period.

  7. Repair of bone defects using adipose-derived stem cells combined with alpha-tricalcium phosphate and gelatin sponge scaffolds in a rat model

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    CORSETTI, Adriana; BAHUSCHEWSKYJ, Claudia; PONZONI, Deise; LANGIE, Renan; dos SANTOS, Luis Alberto; CAMASSOLA, Melissa; NARDI, Nance Beyer; PURICELLI, Edela

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    Abstract Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the potential of adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) combined with a modified α-tricalcium phosphate (α-TCP) or gelatin sponge (GS) scaffolds for bone healing in a rat model. Material and Methods Bone defects were surgically created in the femur of adult SHR rats and filled with the scaffolds, empty or combined with ASCs. The results were analyzed by histology and histomorphometry on days seven, 14, 30, and 60. Results Significantly increased bone repair was observed on days seven and 60 in animals treated with α-TCP/ASCs, and on day 14 in the group treated with GS/ASCs, when compared with the groups treated with the biomaterials alone. Intense fibroplasia was observed in the group treated with GS alone, on days 14 and 30. Conclusions Our results showed that the use of ASCs combined with α-TCP or GS scaffolds resulted in increased bone repair. The higher efficacy of the α-TCP scaffold suggests osteoconductive property that results in a biological support to the cells, whereas the GS scaffold functions just as a carrier. These results confirm the potential of ASCs in accelerating bone repair in in vivo experimental rat models. These results suggest a new alternative for treating bone defects. PMID:28198971

  8. Evaluation of four suture materials for surgical incision closure in Siberian sturgeon

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    Boone, S. Shaun; Hernandez, Sonia M.; Camus, Alvin C.; Peterson, Douglas C.; Jennings, Cecil A.; Shelton, James L.; Divers, Stephen J.

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    The visual and microscopic tissue reactions to the absorbable monofilament Monocryl, absorbable monofilament triclosan-coated Monocryl-Plus, absorbable multifilament Vicryl, and nonabsorbable monofilament Prolene were evaluated for their use of surgical closure in Siberian Sturgeon Acipenser baerii. Postoperative assessments were conducted at 1, 2, 8, 12, and 26 and 55 weeks to visually evaluate the surgical incision for suture retention, incision healing, erythema, and swelling. Incisions were also assessed microscopically at 1, 2, and 8 weeks for necrosis, inflammation, hemorrhage, and fibroplasia. The results indicated that incisions closed with either Vicryl or Prolene suture materials were more likely to exhibit more erythema or incomplete healing compared with those closed with Monocryl or Monocryl-Plus. The surgical implantation of a transmitter in the coelomic cavity did not significantly affect the response variables among the four suture materials. Monocryl or Monocryl-Plus were equally effective and superior to other suture materials used for closing surgical incisions in Siberian Sturgeon or closely related species of sturgeon. Furthermore, Monocryl or Monocryl-Plus may decrease the risk of transmitter expulsion through the incision, as surgical wounds appear to heal faster and exhibit less erythema compared with those closed with Vicryl.

  9. Human umbilical mesenchymal stem cells conditioned medium promote primary wound healing regeneration

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    Dwi Liliek Kusindarta

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Aim: This research was conducted to clarify the capability of human umbilical mesenchymal stem cells conditioned medium (HU-MSCM to promote regenerations of primary wound healing on the incision skin injury. Materials and Methods: In this study, two approaches in vitro and in vivo already done. On in vitro analysis, tube formation was performed using HU vein endothelial cells in the presence of HU-MSCM, in some experiments cells line was incubated prior the presence of lipopolysaccharide and HU-MSCM then apoptosis assay was performed. Furthermore, in vivo experiments 12 female rats (Rattus norvegicus were used after rats anesthetized, 7 mm wound was made by incision on the left side of the body. The wound was treated with HU-MSCM containing cream, povidone iodine was run as a control. Wound healing regenerations on the skin samples were visualized by hematoxylin-eosin staining. Results: In vitro models elucidate HU-MSCM may decreasing inflammation at the beginning of wound healing, promote cell migration and angiogenesis. In addition in vivo models show that the incision length on the skin is decreasing and more smaller, HE staining describe decreasing of inflammation phase, increasing of angiogenesis, accelerate fibroplasia, and maturation phase. Conclusions: Taken together our observation indicates that HU-MSCM could promote the acceleration of skin tissue regenerations in primary wound healing process.

  10. Acral-lentiginous naevus of plantar skin.

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    Clemente, C; Zurrida, S; Bartoli, C; Bono, A; Collini, P; Rilke, F

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    In a consecutive series of 165 plantar naevi, a group of 36 benign naevi with sufficiently distinctive histopathological features to justify their classification as a special entity, here designated acral-lentiginous naevus, was identified. The main morphological features distinguishing the acral-lentiginous naevi from other acral non-lentiginous naevi are: elongation of rete ridges, continuous proliferation of melanocytes at the dermo-epidermal junction, presence of single scattered melanocytes, or less commonly small clusters, within the upper epidermis, poor or absent lateral circumscription, melanocytes with abundant pale cytoplasm and round to oval, sometimes hyperchromatic, nuclei and prominent nucleoli present at the dermo-epidermal junction. Some histological features of acral-lentiginous naevi are similar to those of dysplastic naevi: however, anastomosing rete ridges, cytological atypia and well-formed lamellar fibroplasia are absent. The histopathological criteria to distinguish these naevi from melanoma are: the lack of pagetoid lateral spread, the absence of mitotic activity in the deep dermal component and the evidence of dermal naevocytic differentiation. The identification of this benign acral naevus, that we have identified as the benign counterpart of acral lentiginous melanoma, is important in order to avoid misdiagnoses and consequent under- or over-treatment of doubtful pigmented lesions of acral skin.

  11. Effects of preoperative pelvic irradiation on colonic anastomosis healing: an experimental study in rats Efeito da radioterapia pélvica pré-operatória na cicatrização de anastomoses colônicas: estudo experimental em ratos

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    Alexandre Franca

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    Full Text Available PURPOSE: Colorectal anastomosis is a constant worry-issue among surgeons because of high rates of complications, specially the dehiscence. The preoperative irradiation on cancer surgeries might interfere in the healing process, leading to an unfavorable outcome. METHODS: In the present study, two groups of rats were irradiated previously to a colorectal anastomosis surgery, with intervals of 4 and 8 weeks between the procedures. Seven days after the surgery, healing process was evaluated for dehiscence presence and histologic inflammatory characteristics. Also, levels of hydroxyproline, metalloproteinases and vascular endothelial growth factor were measured. RESULTS: Our results showed a higher incidence of dehiscences on the animals submitted to irradiation, compared to controls, with a reduced inflammatory activity in the healing tissue. DISCUSSION: Comparing both irradiated groups, those irradiated 8 weeks before surgery showed higher levels of hydroxyproline and metalloproteinases, indicating higher efficiency of the healing process. In conclusion, preoperative irradiation interferes with intestinal anastomosis healing and a larger time interval between both procedures is safer in terms of the healing quality.INTRODUÇÃO: As anastomoses colorretais são motivos constante de preocupação por parte dos cirurgiões, em virtude do alto índice de complicações, principalmente as deiscências. O uso da radioterapia previamente à cirurgia, nos casos de doença neoplásica, pode interferir no processo cicatricial das anastomoses, e levar a uma evolução desfavorável. MÉTODOS: Os autores estudaram dois grupos de ratos, submetidos a radioterapia e à confecção de uma anastomose no cólon, com intervalo de 04 e de 08 semanas entre os dois procedimentos, comparando com um grupo controle. Após 07 dias da cirurgia, estudaram-se vários aspectos do processo cicatricial: presença de deiscência, características inflamatórias do tecido, dosagem

  12. Estudo histológico comparativo de implantes (ímãs em órbitas de coelhas Comparative histologic study of implants (magnets in orbits of female rabbits

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    2005-10-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: Avaliação microscópica dos sinais da reação inflamatória causada pela fixação de implante orbitário (ímã, recoberto por ouro. MÉTODOS: Estudo experimental em 54 coelhas adultas, divididas em três grupos de 18, com 3 subgrupos de 6, avaliação com uma, três e seis semanas de pós-operatório. Fixação, no rebordo inferior da órbita, de implante (ímã e ouro por meio de cola, parafuso ou fio inabsorvível (Mersilene 5.0®. As órbitas contralaterais (sem implante compuseram o grupo-controle. RESULTADOS: Sinais histológicos de reação inflamatória à fixação orbitária do implante foram observados, com cianoacrilato, parafuso, ou sutura inabsorvível (Mersilene 5.0®, até a sexta semana pós-operatória, com predomínio do processo inflamatório crônico e fibrótico cicatricial, sem demonstrar diferenças estatisticamente significativas na maior parte dos casos. CONCLUSÃO: O exame histopatológico demonstrou, na maior parte das órbitas com e sem implante, presença de reação inflamatória aguda e crônica até a sexta semana pós-operatória, com predomínio de processo inflamatório crônico e fibrótico cicatricial, sem demonstrar, na maior parte dos casos, diferenças estatisticamente significante entre os grupos experimental e controle.PURPOSE: To evaluate microscopically the signs of inflammatory reaction due to the fixation of an orbitary implant (magnet, covered by gold. METHODS: An experimental study was performed in 54 adult female rabbits, divided into 3 groups of eighteen with 3 subgroups of 6; an evaluation at 1, 3 and 6 postoperative weeks was performed. An implant (magnet, covered by gold was fixed in the inferior orbital rim using biologic glue, screw or unabsorbable suture (Mersilene 5.0®. The opposite orbits (without implants represented the control group. RESULTS: Microscopic signs of inflammatory reaction due to orbitary fixation of the implant were observed with the use of the three

  13. A influência da calcitonina sintética de salmão na cicatrização cutânea de ratos Influence of the synthetic salmon calcitonin in cutaneous wound healing of the rats

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    José Neiva Eulálio

    2007-08-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: O presente trabalho tem como objetivo investigar a influência da calcitonina sintética do salmão no processo cicatricial da pele da região dorsal em ratos, analisando parâmetros bioquímicos, biomecânicos e histológicos, e suas possíveis interrelações. MÉTODO: Setenta e dois (72 ratos machos adultos foram submetidos, sob anestesia geral inalatória a uma incisão linear na pele que foi, subseqüentemente, suturada. Metade dos ratos (grupo teste foi tratada no pós-operatório com calcitonina sintética do salmão, e a outra metade, sem tratamento, constituiu o grupo controle. Os animais, em pares de nove ratos cada (teste e controle, foram sacrificados no 5º, 10º, 15º e 20º dias pós-operatório para a remoção dos fragmentos de pele com cicatriz para as análises bioquímicas, biomecânicas e histológicas. Utilizou-se o teste "t" de Student para a comparação de médias de amostras independentes e o teste de correlação de Pearson para verificar o grau de associação entre as médias das variáveis. RESULTADOS: A calcitonina sintética de salmão acelerou o processo cicatricial da pele, mas não de maneira linear e constante. Em comparação com os animais não-tratados, houve aumento significativo tanto do conteúdo de hidroxiprolina nas fases de proliferação inicial e tardia da cicatrização, quanto da carga máxima de ruptura na fase de proliferação tardia. Os resultados histológicos corroboram os resultados bioquímicos e biomecânicos, sugerindo uma correlação entre conteúdo de colágeno, resistência à tração e histologia da cicatriz. CONCLUSÃO: A calcitonina sintética de salmão acelerou o processo cicatricial da pele, modificando significativamente o conteúdo de colágeno e a carga máxima de ruptura, mas não de maneira linear e constante.BACKGROUND: The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of synthetic salmon calcitonin on wound healing in dorsal skin of rats

  14. Vigilância epidemiológica do tracoma em instituição de ensino na cidade de São Paulo, SP Epidemiological surveillance of trachoma in a school in an urban area in Southeastern Brazil

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    Norma H. Medina

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Verificar as condições de vigilância epidemiológica do tracoma desencadeadas a partir da detecção de um caso de tracoma inflamatório na APAE - SP. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Foram submetidos a exame ocular 1.009 pessoas entre alunos, funcionários e comunicantes intradomiciliares. Os controles de tratamento foram realizados em uma instituição, por 4 vezes, em intervalos de 45 dias. RESULTADOS: A prevalência total foi de 5,9%, sendo 5,1% de tracoma folicular (TF, 0,3% de tracoma folicular intenso (TF/TI e 0,5% de tracoma cicatricial (TS. No primeiro controle 45,5% dos casos apresentou alta clínica e 40,0% manteve tratamento. No último controle 20,0% apresentou alta curado sem cicatrizes. A taxa de faltosos alcançou 38,2%. A distribuição espacial dos casos secundários mostrou ampla dispersão na Grande São Paulo, indicando que o tracoma deve estar disseminado por toda a região. DISCUSSÃO/CONCLUSÕES: As ações de controle do tracoma não apresentaram resultados satisfatórios, provavelmente devido ao prolongado tempo de tratamento e acompanhamento. Estratégias de intervenção clínica devem ser desenvolvidas para melhor controle da doença.INTRODUCTION: Epidemiological surveillance activities undertaken after the detection of an active trachoma case in the APAE-SP are described. MATERIAL AND METHOD: A total of 1,009 pupils, employees and household contacts had an eye examination. Treatment control was carried out at the institution 4 times at 45 day-intervals. RESULTS: The overall prevalence was of 5.9%, 5.1% being of follicular trachoma (TF, 0.3% of intense trachoma (TF/TI and 0.5% of cicatricial trachoma (TS. At the first control exercise 45.5% of the trachoma cases had no signs of the disease and 40.0% underwent treatment. At the last control exercise 20% were found to have been cured with no vestigial scars. Non-attendance was of 38.2%. The distribution of secondary cases showed great dispersion, suggesting

  15. Uso da cola n-butil cianoacrilato na sulcoplastia de recessão em coelhos: avaliação histológica Use of n-butyl cyanoacrylate glue in the recession sulcoplasty in rabbits: histologic study

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    Fernanda Carpi dos Santos

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    Full Text Available O trabalho teve por objetivos analisar a cola composta por n-butil cianoacrilato, como um auxiliar na fixação da cunha óssea no procedimento da sulcoplastia de recessão e sua interferência no processo cicatricial. Foram utilizados nove coelhos da raça Norfolk, machos, com peso inicial entre 3,0 e 3,5 kg. Após anestesia epidural, realizou-se acesso parapatelar medial e seccionou-se uma cunha ósseo-cartilaginosa em formato de V no sulco da tróclea. No joelho direito, antes da colocação da cunha em seu leito, foram aplicadas duas gotas da cola, ao passo que, no joelho esquerdo, considerado controle, a cunha foi apenas recolocada. Para realização da técnica de exame anatomopatológico, foram submetidos à eutanásia três animais aos cinco, 15 e 30 dias de pós-operatório. Na avaliação macroscópica, notou-se, em ambos os joelhos, a estabilização da cunha ósseo-cartilaginosa em seu leito receptor nos diferentes momentos de observação. Pelo exame histológico foi possível concluir que a cola não induziu o aparecimento de processo inflamatório acentuado e reação do tipo corpo estranho, mas interferiu negativamente, retardando o processo cicatricial.The aim of this study was to analyze the glue composed by n-butyl cyanoacrylate, as an auxiliary in the fixation of the bone wedge at the recession sulcoplasty procedure and the interference in the healing. Nine male Norfolk rabbits, initially weighing from 3 to 3.5 kg were used. After epidural anesthesia, a medial parapatellar approach was used and a V-shaped osteochondral wedge was removed from the trochlea. In the right stifle joint, before the osteochondral wedge replacement two glue drops were used. In the left stifle joint, considered as control, the osteochondral wedge was only replaced. Three animals were submitted to euthanasia at five, 15 and 30 days of postoperative period. Macroscopic evaluation showed that in both stifles the osteochondral wedge was stabilized on the

  16. Ultra-som terapêutico na cicatrização tecidual Therapeutic ultrasound in the tissue healing

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    Débora Cristina Olsson

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    Full Text Available Visando a minimizar o período de tratamento cicatricial em diversos tecidos, buscam-se alternativas à terapia convencional que colaborem com o processo reparativo criando um microambiente ideal para sua ocorrência. Dentre os inúmeros benefícios das técnicas aplicáveis à medicina regenerativa, o ultra-som terapêutico (UST é prática adjuvante cada vez mais freqüente. Os modelos experimentais de terapia sonora em animais têm propiciado informações relevantes para o tratamento de vários tipos de lesões; todavia, apesar de serem muito utilizados, ainda existem controvérsias em relação aos seus potenciaia biológicos de acordo com a modalidade e a dosimetria indicadas para cada caso. Os efeitos biofísicos do ultra-som (US sobre o reparo tecidual são pouco compreendidos, sendo seu uso muitas vezes negligenciado ou fundamentado na experiência prática, o que resulta em procedimentos errôneos. O objetivo desta revisão bibliográfica é apresentar informações sobre o UST, relatar a existência de riscos de danos celulares decorrentes da inadequada aplicação e revelar a importância de seus mecanismos de ação nos tecidos, tanto no sentido físico, como nos seus aspectos biológicos.Aiming to minimize the cicatricial treatment period, alternatives have been searched to conventional therapy, among which the therapeutic ultrasound is a practice more and more frequent. However, despite of being used in the treatment of various lesions types, there are still controversies related to its real therapeutical value and the indicated dosimetry for each case. The ultrasound effect on the tissue repair is little understood, and its use is seldom based on the practical experience, what sometimes results in wrong procedures. This review has the objective to show the therapeutic ultrasound information and to reveal the importance of its mechanisms in the tissues in the physical and biological aspects.

  17. Control of the skin scarring response

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    Lydia M. Ferreira

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    Full Text Available There comes a time when the understanding of the cutaneous healing process becomes essential due to the need for a precocious tissue repair to reduce the physical, social, and psychological morbidity. Advances in the knowledge on the control of interaction among cells, matrix and growth factors will provide more information on the Regenerative Medicine, an emerging area of research in medical bioengineering. However, considering the dynamism and complexity of the cutaneous healing response, it is fundamental to understand the control mechanism exerted by the interaction and synergism of both systems, cutaneous nervous and central nervous, via hypothalamus hypophysis-adrenal axis, a relevant subject, but hardly ever explored. The present study reviews the neuro-immune-endocrine physiology of the skin responsible for its multiple functions and the extreme disturbances of the healing process, like the excess and deficiency of the extracellular matrix deposition.Aproxima-se uma época na qual é fundamental a compreensão do processo cicatricial cutâneo frente à necessidade da restauração tecidual precoce, visando a diminuição das morbidades física, social e psicológica. O avanço no conhecimento acerca do controle das interações entre as células, a matriz e os fatores de crescimento dará maiores informações à Medicina Regenerativa, área de pesquisa emergente da bioengenharia médica. Entretanto, diante do dinamismo e complexidade da resposta cicatricial cutânea torna-se indispensável o entendimento do mecanismo de controle exercido pela interação e sinergismo do sistema nervoso cutâneo e o sistema nervoso central, via eixo hipotálamo-hipófise-adrenal, tema relevante, porém, pouco abordado. O presente estudo revisa a fisiologia neuro-imuno-endócrina da pele, responsável por suas múltiplas funções, e os distúrbios extremos do processocicatricial, como o excesso e deficiência de deposição da matriz extracelular.

  18. Foliculite queloidiana

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    Maria Carolina Coelho Gozzano

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    Full Text Available Introdução: Foliculite queloidiana (FQ é uma doença crônica com presença de inflamação,  cicatriz de folículo piloso e posterior desenvolvimento de pápulas, placas queloidianas e alopecia cicatricial; com episódios de agravamento da inflamação. Afeta principalmente couro cabeludo e nuca. Normalmente acomete homens de ascendência africana e fototipos elevados (Fitzpatrick IV-VI na adolescência e é rara após os 50 anos. Sua causa não é definida; aponta-se a irritação crônica ou oclusão dos folículos  -  devido a práticas de corte de cabelo  -, trauma, fricção, predisposição e fator agravante. A inflamação ativa é manifestada por pápulas, pústulas e eritema; acompanhada de prurido ou dor. A inflamação tende a ser menos ativa, mas as pápulas queloidianas e as placas podem persistir se não tratadas. Achados histológicos: infiltrado inflamatório neutrofílico ou linfoplasmocitário perifolicular e intrafolicular, fibrose cutânea, folículos capilares quebrados cercados por inflamação granulomatosa, formação de abscesso perifolicular e dérmica fibrose. Tratamento é difícil, podendo ser utilizados antibióticos e corticoides intralesionais.  Objetivo:  Relatar caso de FQ.  Metodologia:  Paciente diagnosticada com FQ atendido em serviço ambulatorial.  Relato de caso: Masculino, 33 anos, Fitzpatrick III, com lesões em couro cabeludo e nuca há 2 anos, sem atendimento médico anterior. Exame físico: presença de pápulas e placas queloidianas na nuca, substituindo o folículo piloso, com consequente alopecia cicatricial. Sem queixas de dores ou prurido. Hipótese diagnóstica: FQ Conclusão: É uma doença crônica, de diagnóstico clínico e difícil tratamento. Assim, é importante o diagnóstico precoce para um tratamento adequado e acompanhamento regular da doença, visando a melhor qualidade de vida para o paciente.

  19. ¿Es necesaria la reconstrucción de la conjuntiva?: Trabajo experimental en conejos albinos para evaluar la neogénesis de la conjuntiva Is necessary the reconstruction of the conjunctiva?: Experimental research in albino rabbits to demostrate conjunctiva regeneration

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    E. A. Moretti

    2007-03-01

    Full Text Available En los defectos de espesor total del párpado inferior de gran magnitud, siempre ha sido regla de oro la reconstrucción de la lamela posterior (tarso y conjuntiva palpebral. Esto es debido a que el tono del músculo orbicularis oculi no alcanza a mantener el soporte necesario para resistir la acción de la gravedad y/o contractura cicatricial. Además la ausencia de conjuntiva provocaría lesiones sobre la córnea ocular. Es por ello que el empleo de injertos compuestos condromucosos ha sido insustituible. El presente trabajo de investigación fue realizado en 20 conejos albinos con el objeto de evaluar la posibilidad de emplear cartílago auricular para la reconstrucción del tarso sin colocación de mucosa a modo de conjuntiva sobre dicho cartílago. Los resultados obtenidos permiten confirmar por diferentes tinciones histológicas sobre biopsias comparadas con zonas testigo, el crecimiento de tejido conjuntival sobre el pericondrio sin provocar lesiones oculares (neogénesis de conjuntiva. Los hallazgos encontrados provocan importantes y sustanciales cambios en la cirugía reconstructiva del párpado inferior debido a que de esta manera, no sería necesaria la reconstrucción de la conjuntiva palpebral, siendo útil exclusivamente la colocación de cartílago.In a full-thickness defect of a lower eyelid, as a general rule, is mandatory to reconstruct the tarsal plate and the conjunctiva. The reason is that the orbicularis oculi muscle cannot support the effects of gravity and/or cicatricial contracture. The abscense of conjunctiva provokes corneal lesions. Therefore, a chondromucosal graft is obligatory. This research has been performed in 20 albino rabbits to evaluate the possibility of tarsal plate reconstruction with conchal cartilage graft without mucosa. The results of the research have demonstrated, by different histological biopsies, that the raw surface of the perichondrium is epithelized with a new conjunctiva (neoconjunctiva. These

  20. Barreira cutânea na dermatite atópica Skin barrier in atopic dermatitis

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    Flavia Alvim Sant'Anna Addor

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    Full Text Available O estudo da barreira cutânea e de suas propriedades ganhou impulso a partir da década de 60, com estudos que apontaram sua resistência de forma isolada e suas propriedades com relação à permeação cutânea. Paralelamente, a descrição dos corpos de Odland auxiliou a compreensão da manutenção da estabilidade da camada córnea. O modelo brick & mortar, em que os corneócitos são os tijolos e o cimento são os lipídeos intercelulares, é o mais aceito, até o momento. Atualmente, há evidências consistentes de que o estrato córneo é uma estrutura metabolicamente ativa e exerce funções adaptativas. A barreira cutânea também tem um papel na resposta inflamatória, com ativação de melanócitos, angiogênese e fibroplasia, cuja intensidade depende, basicamente, da intensidade da agressão. As anormalidades da barreira cutânea da dermatite atópica são clinicamente observáveis pela presença de pele seca, achado muito frequente e significativo, que constitui parâmetro iagnóstico e de acompanhamento. O grau de hidratação da camada córnea, assim como a perda de água transepidérmica (transepidermal water loss - TEWL, estão relacionados com o grau de dano à barreira, constituindo parâmetros biofísicos que permitem acompanhar os pacientes de maneira não invasiva e com maior grau de sensibilidade.Research about the skin barrier and its properties has increased significantly since the 60s, with studies that indicated its resistance when isolated, as well as its particularities in relation to skin permeability. At the same time, description of Odland bodies helped to understand how stratum corneum stability is maintained. The “brick and mortarâ€� model is the most accepted so far. In this analogy, the corneocytes are the bricks and the intercellular lipids are the mortar. Currently, there is concrete evidence that the stratum corneum is an active metabolic structure that holds adaptive functions, interacting

  1. Tissue injuries of wistar rats treated with hydroalcoholic extract of Sonchus oleraceus L.

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    Franciele Carla Prichoa

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available The use of plant species is emerging as an important alternative in the treatment of injuries. Therefore, the extract of Sonchus oleraceus 10% was employed in the repair of skin lesions. A total of 36 male Wistar rats were subjected to a punch injury and divided into three groups: a negative control, receiving no treatment, a positive control, treated with Dersani, and the experimental group treated with the extract. The injury was assessed macroscopically and microscopically. Morphometric data was collected at the 3rd, 5th and 7th postoperative day, and the experimental group showed greater changes in shrinkage of the lesion compared to control groups. On the 3rd postoperative day, the injury in the experimental group showed less necrotic tissue, lower slough and more granulation tissue in relation to the positive control group. On the 7th and 10th postoperative day, the injury in the experimental group showed lower slough compared to the positive control group. Microscopic analysis of lesions on the 5th postoperative day revealed increased fibroplasia in the experimental group compared to control groups, while on the 14th postoperative day less neovascularization was evident in the experimental group and increased formation of hair follicles in the negative control group. The extract of S. oleraceus provided tissue repair in accordance with normal physiological patterns thus confirming empirical evidence for its use.O emprego de espécies vegetais vem surgindo como alternativa no tratamento de lesões. Dessa forma, foi utilizado o extrato hidroalcoólico de Sonchus oleraceus a 10% na reparação de lesões cutâneas. Trinta e seis ratos machos Wistar, foram submetidos a uma lesão com "punch" e distribuídos em três grupos: controle negativo, não recebeu tratamento; controle positivo, tratado com Dersani; e o experimental, tratado com extrato. A lesão foi avaliada macroscopicamente e microscopicamente. Os dados morfométricos mostraram que

  2. Human recombinant RNASET2-induced inflammatory response and connective tissue remodeling in the medicinal leech.

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    Baranzini, Nicolò; Pedrini, Edoardo; Girardello, Rossana; Tettamanti, Gianluca; de Eguileor, Magda; Taramelli, Roberto; Acquati, Francesco; Grimaldi, Annalisa

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    In recent years, several studies have demonstrated that the RNASET2 gene is involved in the control of tumorigenicity in ovarian cancer cells. Furthermore, a role in establishing a functional cross-talk between cancer cells and the surrounding tumor microenvironment has been unveiled for this gene, based on its ability to act as an inducer of the innate immune response. Although several studies have reported on the molecular features of RNASET2, the details on the mechanisms by which this evolutionarily conserved ribonuclease regulates the immune system are still poorly defined. In the effort to clarify this aspect, we report here the effect of recombinant human RNASET2 injection and its role in regulating the innate immune response after bacterial challenge in an invertebrate model, the medicinal leech. We found that recombinant RNASET2 injection induces fibroplasias, connective tissue remodeling and the recruitment of numerous infiltrating cells expressing the specific macrophage markers CD68 and HmAIF1. The RNASET2-mediated chemotactic activity for macrophages has been further confirmed by using a consolidated experimental approach based on injection of the Matrigel biomatrice (MG) supplemented with recombinant RNASET2 in the leech body wall. One week after injection, a large number of CD68(+) and HmAIF-1(+) macrophages massively infiltrated MG sponges. Finally, in leeches challenged with lipopolysaccharides (LPS) or with the environmental bacteria pathogen Micrococcus nishinomiyaensis, numerous macrophages migrating to the site of inoculation expressed high levels of endogenous RNASET2. Taken together, these results suggest that RNASET2 is likely involved in the initial phase of the inflammatory response in leeches.

  3. Renal computed tomography with 3-dimensional angiography and simultaneous measurement of plasma contrast clearance reduce the invasiveness and cost of evaluating living renal donor candidates.

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    Lindgren, B W; Demos, T; Marsan, R; Posniak, H; Kostro, B; Calvert, D; Hatch, D; Flanigan, R; Steinmuller, D; Lewis, R

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    Renal computed tomography (CT), 3-dimensional CT angiography (3D-CTA), and simultaneous measurement of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) by x-ray fluorescence determination of plasma contrast clearance (PCC) are alternatives to intravenous urography (IVU), renal arteriography (RA), and 24-hr urine creatinine clearance (CrCl) for evaluation of renal structure and function in living renal donor (LRD) candidates. To determine if CT, 3D-CTA, and PCC provide data comparable to IVU, RA, and CrCl, both methods were used to evaluate 23 LRD candidates. Costs were also compared. Conventional RA identified 19 accessory arteries and one case of medial fibroplasia. Each of these anomalous vessels was recognized on 3D-CTA. Venous anatomy was more clearly delineated on 3D-CTA than the venous phase of conventional RA. CT demonstrated 3 benign cysts and a single, small intraparenchymal calcification in 3 renal units. GFRs measured by PCC and CrCl were 91 +/- 4 and 132 +/- 7 ml/min/1.73m2, respectively (r = 0.64, P < 0.05). Total cost for CT/3D-CTA/PCC was 46% less than that of IVU/RA/CrCl and 40% less than RA/CrCl. CT/3D-CTA/PCC provided reliable structural and functional data at substantially less cost, discomfort, and inconvenience to the living renal donor candidate. As such, CT/3D-CTA/PCC is superior to conventional methods for evaluation of the living renal donor candidate.

  4. Pulmonary toxicity of carbon nanotubes and asbestos - similarities and differences.

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    Donaldson, Ken; Poland, Craig A; Murphy, Fiona A; MacFarlane, Marion; Chernova, Tatyana; Schinwald, Anja

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    Carbon nanotubes are a valuable industrial product but there is potential for human pulmonary exposure during production and their fibrous shape raises the possibility that they may have effects like asbestos, which caused a worldwide pandemic of disease in the20th century that continues into present. CNT may exist as fibres or as more compact particles and the asbestos-type hazard only pertains to the fibrous forms of CNT. Exposure to asbestos causes asbestosis, bronchogenic carcinoma, mesothelioma, pleural fibrosis and pleural plaques indicating that both the lungs and the pleura are targets. The fibre pathogenicity paradigm was developed in the 1970s-80s and has a robust structure/toxicity relationship that enables the prediction of the pathogenicity of fibres depending on their length, thickness and biopersistence. Fibres that are sufficiently long and biopersistent and that deposit in the lungs can cause oxidative stress and inflammation. They may also translocate to the pleura where they can be retained depending on their length, and where they cause inflammation and oxidative stress in the pleural tissues. These pathobiological processes culminate in pathologic change - fibroplasia and neoplasia in the lungs and the pleura. There may also be direct genotoxic effects of fibres on epithelial cells and mesothelium, contributing to neoplasia. CNT show some of the properties of asbestos and other types of fibre in producing these types of effects and more research is needed. In terms of the molecular pathways involved in the interaction of long biopersistent fibres with target tissue the events leading to mesothelioma have been a particular area of interest. A variety of kinase pathways important in proliferation are activated by asbestos leading to pre-malignant states and investigations are under way to determine whether fibrous CNT also affects these molecular pathways. Current research suggests that fibrous CNT can elicit effects similar to asbestos but more

  5. Respiratory tract changes in guinea pigs, rats, and mice following a single six-hour exposure to methyl isocyanate vapor

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    Fowler, E.H.; Dodd, D.E.

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    Groups of male and female Fischer 344 rats, B6C3F1 mice, and Hartley guinea pigs were exposed once for 6 hr to mean concentrations of 10.5, 5.4, 2.4, 1.0, or 0 (control) ppm of methyl isocyanate (MIC) vapor. Rats and mice were also exposed to 20.4 ppm of MIC. The majority of deaths occurred during postexposure days 1 through 3. The 6-hr LC/sub 50/ values were 6.1 ppm for rats, 12.2 ppm for mice, and 5.4 ppm for guinea pigs. Notable clinical observations during and immediately following MIC exposure were lacrimation, perinasal/perioral wetness, respiratory difficulty (e.g., mouth breathing), decreased activity, ataxia, and hypothermia. Body weight losses were common in all species following MIC exposures of 2.4 ppm or greater. Microscopic lesions included acute necrosis of the epithelial lining throughout the respiratory tract in animals that died shortly after exposure, coupled with congestion, edema, and inflammation. A microscopic lesion that appeared unique to guinea pigs was bronchiolitis obliterans. Additional microscopic lesions observed in some animals that died or were sacrificed at the end of the study (postexposure day 14) consisted of squamous metaplasia of respiratory epithelium in the nasal cavity, which extended into the larynx, trachea, and in some cases, the bronchi. In addition, epithelial regeneration throughout the tract and submucosal fibroplasia in the trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles were observed, the latter lesion being primarily confined to rodents. Only in guinea pigs were there lesions in the 1.0 ppm group attributed to MIC exposure. In conclusion, guinea pigs were more sensitive to the MIC vapor than were rats, which were in turn more sensitive than mice.

  6. Mutations in Lama1 disrupt retinal vascular development and inner limiting membrane formation.

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    Edwards, Malia M; Mammadova-Bach, Elmina; Alpy, Fabien; Klein, Annick; Hicks, Wanda L; Roux, Michel; Simon-Assmann, Patricia; Smith, Richard S; Orend, Gertraud; Wu, Jiang; Peachey, Neal S; Naggert, Jürgen K; Lefebvre, Olivier; Nishina, Patsy M

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    The Neuromutagenesis Facility at the Jackson Laboratory generated a mouse model of retinal vasculopathy, nmf223, which is characterized clinically by vitreal fibroplasia and vessel tortuosity. nmf223 homozygotes also have reduced electroretinogram responses, which are coupled histologically with a thinning of the inner nuclear layer. The nmf223 locus was mapped to chromosome 17, and a missense mutation was identified in Lama1 that leads to the substitution of cysteine for a tyrosine at amino acid 265 of laminin alpha1, a basement membrane protein. Despite normal localization of laminin alpha1 and other components of the inner limiting membrane, a reduced integrity of this structure was suggested by ectopic cells and blood vessels within the vitreous. Immunohistochemical characterization of nmf223 homozygous retinas demonstrated the abnormal migration of retinal astrocytes into the vitreous along with the persistence of hyaloid vasculature. The Y265C mutation significantly reduced laminin N-terminal domain (LN) interactions in a bacterial two-hybrid system. Therefore, this mutation could affect interactions between laminin alpha1 and other laminin chains. To expand upon these findings, a Lama1 null mutant, Lama1(tm1.1Olf), was generated that exhibits a similar but more severe retinal phenotype than that seen in nmf223 homozygotes. The increased severity of the Lama1 null mutant phenotype is probably due to the complete loss of the inner limiting membrane in these mice. This first report of viable Lama1 mouse mutants emphasizes the importance of this gene in retinal development. The data presented herein suggest that hypomorphic mutations in human LAMA1 could lead to retinal disease.

  7. Componentes ricos em plaquetas na reparação de afecções tendo-ligamentosas e osteo-articulares em animais Components rich in platelets used in wound healing tendon, ligaments and osteo-articular diseases of animals

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    Leandro Maia

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available O plasma rico em plaquetas e o concentrado de plaquetas são fontes de diversos fatores de crescimento, com grande potencial terapêutico. Uma vez liberados dos grânulos alfa das plaquetas ativadas, esses fatores atuarão no sítio da lesão, estimulando a quimiotaxia, fibroplasia e angiogênese, melhorando assim a reparação tecidual. Embora esses componentes ricos em plaquetas sejam de fácil obtenção e de eficácia comprovada na medicina humana e odontologia, a utilização desses componentes na medicina veterinária é relativamente recente, necessitando ainda de estudos controlados. Neste artigo, os aspectos morfológicos das plaquetas, a ação dos fatores de crescimento e a utilização de componentes ricos em plaquetas na reparação tecidual de estruturas tendo-ligamentosas e osteo-articulares são revisados.Platelet-rich plasma and platelet concentrates are involved in growing factors. Both have great therapeutic potential. When the alpha-granules are released by the active platelet, they act in the lesion site stimulating the chemotaxis, the fiberplasia and the angiogenesis. They improve the regeneration of the tissue. Although these rich platelet components are easy to obtain and efficiently to prove by medicine and dentistry, their use on vet medicine is recent. So, much more control studies need to be done. This article reviews morphological aspects of platelets, action of growing factors and use of components rich in platelet in wound healing tendons, ligaments and osteo-articular structures.

  8. [Surgery of post-traumatic ptosis].

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    Morax, S; Baudoin, F; Hurbli, T

    1995-12-01

    Post-traumatic ptosis may be classified as follows: ptosis occurring during lid avulsion, ptosis associated with fractures of the orbital roof and with foreign bodies, post-contusional ptosis, cicatricial ptosis, neurogenic ptosis and post-surgical ptosis. The patient must be thoroughly examined, including examination of the eye-ball, extra-ocular muscles, eyelid and evaluation of upper eyelid levator function and orbital and facial examination. The various surgical methods proposed include levator muscle surgery, aponeurotic surgery, Müller's muscle surgery and frontalis suspension surgery. Surgical indications and choice of surgical method essentially depend on the anatomo-clinical forms. The general rule is to operate under local anesthesia to obtain better control of the muscular function. Some cases are simple to treat such as post-contusional ptosis with good levator function which allows functional surgery with excellent static and dynamic results. Other relatively simple cases with non functional levators may only be treated on a static basis. Last but not least are more difficult cases in which levator function is difficult to evaluate pre-operatively because of severe fibrosis. The aim in such cases is to explore the eyelid by an anterior approach under local anesthesia and to propose either muscular surgery or a frontalis suspension according to the anatomical and functional status of the levator muscle.

  9. JAW CYSTS AND GUIDED BONE REGENERATION (a late complication after enucleation

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    Hristina Lalabonova

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available Maxillary jaw bone possesses a high regenerative capacity. Yet sometimes the defects enucleation of jaw cysts leaves may regenerate only partially or not at all. For this reason some researchers advise treatment of the residual cavities after cystectomy using bone regeneration stimulation methods. We report a case of an atypical complication after enucleation of a maxillary cyst manifesting itself eight years after the initial treatment. The symptoms the patient reported were at first periodic sweating on the left sides of face and head. This was followed by a piercing pain in the left palpebral fissure radiating to the middle of the palate and felt in the left cheekbone, left eye and left supraorbital ridge. The patient has a history of maxillary cysts recurring three times and of three operations she had 20, 12 and 8 years previously. The multiple recurrences of the cysts after their enucleation indicates poor regenerative capacity of the body which resulted in the formation of cicatricial tissue. It is most probably this tissue that was responsible for the disruption of the nerve conduction capacity which can account for the reported symptoms. We filled the cavity with bone graft material which boosted the bone structure regeneration. Although maxillary jaws possess high regenerative capacity we advise the use of guided bone regeneration in cases of large bone defects that usually occur after enucleation of jaw cysts.

  10. Morphological analysis of second-intention wound healing in rats submitted to 16 J/cm 2 λ 660-nm laser irradiation

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    Gonzaga Ribeiro Maria

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Background and Objectives : Low-level laser therapy (LLLT has been extensively applied to improve wound healing due to some biostimulatory properties presented by laser arrays apparently able to accelerate the cicatricial repair of soft tissue injuries. However, many controversial results have been reported in the literature, probably as a result of the wide sort of different protocols of photobiomodulation employed in those experiments. The goal of this study was to investigate the effect of a low-dose protocol of LLT on the intensity of the inflammatory response and the pattern of collagen fibers′ deposition during second-intention wound healing in rodents. Materials and Methods : Standard-sized wounds were carried out in the back of 24 male rats. Half of them underwent LLLT treatment (16 J/cm 2 at 660 nm delivered for 7 days. Eight and 14 days after the wounds were performed, the repairing area was removed and stained in HE and Masson′s trichrome, and the inflammatory response, epithelization, and collagen fiber depositions were evaluated. Results : We found that LLLT was able to slightly reduce the intensity of the inflammatory reaction as well as to enhance substantially the epithelization process at both 8 th and 14 th days. In addition, it also appeared to stimulate the deposition of collagen fibers at the final stages of wound healing. Conclusions : The LLLT protocol tested in this study resulted in some improvements in second-intention wound healing in rodents.

  11. Physical and chemical injuries to eyes and eyelids.

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    Pargament, Jonathan M; Armenia, Joseph; Nerad, Jeffrey A

    2015-01-01

    Ocular and periocular injuries are common reasons for emergency department visits. In fact, an estimated 2 million Americans suffer ocular injuries each year. Evaluation and treatment of physical and chemical injuries to the eyes and eyelids begin with a systematic examination. Visual acuity and pupillary reaction should be assessed first. Evaluation of the eye should precede examination of the periocular structures due to the potential for causing further damage to a full-thickness ocular injury with manipulation of the eyelids. Physical injuries to the eyes and periocular structures include lacerations, abrasions, foreign bodies, and open globe injuries and can range from minor irritation to visual devastation. Chemical injuries can be divided into alkali and acid injuries. Alkali burns are more common, due to the prevalent use of alkali substances in industrial and home cleaning applications, and usually result in more serious injuries. Definitive care of chemical injuries ranges from topical antibiotics to full-thickness skin grafts with the goal of preventing cicatricial scarring and exposure of the ocular surface. Familiarity with the various types of ocular and periocular injuries is important for all medical professionals and is critical to providing the most appropriate management.

  12. Clinical and Histologic Evaluation of Platelet-Rich Fibrin Accelerated Epithelization of Gingival Wound

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    Bansal, Mansi; Kumar, Ashish; Puri, Komal; Khatri, Manish; Gupta, Geeti; Vij, Hitesh

    2016-01-01

    The foremost indication for gingival depigmentation is patient demand for improved aesthetics. In most cases after the removal of pigmented layer, the area is covered with periodontal packs. These dressings have no curative properties. They only minimise the likelihood of surface trauma during mastication. However, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) accelerates wound healing by effective neovascularisation and promoting fast cicatricial tissue remodelling. In the present split mouth study, PRF membrane was applied in the first quadrant and non-eugenol dressing (Coe-Pack) in the second quadrant after depigmentation. Clinical evaluation of epithelization with toluidine blue revealed that PRF treated sites stained substantially less indicating better wound healing as compared to Coe-Pack sites, which appeared more erythematous after 5 days. The histologic evaluation also revealed greater inflammatory cell infiltrate on Coe-Pack sites as compared to PRF. Thus, PRF membrane as a periodontal dressing is a successful approach to protect the raw wound area of the depigmented site to reduce healing time and patient discomfort.

  13. Clinical analysis of bronchoscopic electrocoagulation in pediatric patients.

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    Ni, Caiyun; Yu, Huafeng; Han, Xiaorong; Meng, Chen; Zhang, Yanqing

    2014-01-01

    This study is to explore the efficacy and safety of bronchoscopic electrocoagulation treatment for pediatric disease of poor ventilation. Seventy pediatric patients of airway stenosis and obstruction as well as pharyngeal and laryngeal cysts received bronchoscopic electrocoagulation treatment, including 15 cases of epiglottic cyst, 13 cases of cicatricial hyperplasia of fibrous tissue after trachea intubation, 5 cases of foreign body in bronchus and 37 cases of endobronchial tuberculosis. Before and after the last electrocoagulation treatment, treatment efficacy was evaluated by examining the patients' clinical presentations and lesions in airway under bronchoscope, examining chest CT and pulmonary function, and estimating pulmonary atelectasis and ventilation function. Seventy cases of pediatric patients were treated by bronchoscopic electrocoagulation, with the total treatment number of 106 times. Among them, 66 cases were treated with marked efficacy and 4 cases were with effective treatment. There was no invalid treatment. The treatment efficacy was 100% without complications. Bronchoscopic electrocoagulation treatment is a fast, effective and safe therapeutic method in treating airway stenosis and obstruction, such as foreign body in bronchus, granulation tissue hyperplasia, and epiglottic cysts. It is worthy of being widely applied in clinic.

  14. Treatment strategies in mucous membrane pemphigoid

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    Ann G Neff

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Ann G Neff, Matthew Turner, Diya F MutasimDepartment of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USAAbstract: Mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP is an autoimmune blistering disorder that is characterized by subepithelial bullae. Various basement membrane zone components have been identified as targets of autoantibodies in MMP. Considerable variability exists in the clinical presentation of MMP. Mucous membranes that may be involved include the oral cavity, conjunctiva, nasopharynx, larynx, esophagus, genitourinary tract, and anus. A multidisciplinary approach is essential in the management of MMP. Early recognition of this disorder and treatment may decrease disease-related complications. The choice of agents for treatment of MMP is based upon the sites of involvement, clinical severity, and disease progression. For more severe disease, or with rapid progression, systemic corticosteroids are the agents of choice for initial treatment, combined with steroid-sparing agents for long-term maintenance. Due to the rarity of this disease, large controlled studies comparing the efficacy of various agents are lacking.Keywords: mucous membrane pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid

  15. O autocuidado para o tratamento de úlcera de perna falciforme: orientações de enfermagem

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    Amanda Martins

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi verificar a eficácia do Programa do Autocuidado, pela progressão do processo cicatricial de úlcera da perna falciforme. Trata-se de um estudo longitudinal com abordagem quantitativa realizado com 40 clientes no setor de curativos de uma instituição de saúde pública, especializada no tratamento hematológico, situada no Rio de Janeiro. Para a coleta dos dados foi utilizado um instrumento aplicado no momento das consultas de enfermagem. Os dados foram analisados com o auxílio dos modelos de Cox, regressão logística e árvores de classificação. Verificou-se a eficácia do Programa do Autocuidado em função da cicatrização total das ulcerações de 23 clientes, e observou-se que úlceras agudas com um tempo de manifestação até 60 meses têm a probabilidade de cura de 95%. A partir da adesão dos clientes e dos resultados alcançados, o programa firmou-se como modalidade terapêutica, sendo incorporado como programa institucional.

  16. Penfigoide de membranas mucosas com estenose esofágica grave Mucous membrane pemphigoid with severe esophageal stricture

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    Lívia do Nascimento Barbosa

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available O penfigoide de membranas mucosas é entidade nosológica encarada como um fenótipo, que engloba várias dermatoses autoimunes com lesões bolhosas subepidérmicas, ocorrendo predominantemente nas membranas mucosas, com êxito cicatricial. O acometimento esofágico no penfigoide de membranas mucosas é raro e observado em pacientes com lesão disseminada. As alterações mais comuns são múltiplas membranas ou constrições esofagianas. No presente relato, os autores apresentam paciente com PMM sem lesões cutâneas e estenose esofágica grave, que entrou em remissão após uso de imunoglobulina venosaMucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP is a rare nosological entity. MMP consists of a clinical phenotype in which several autoimmune subepidermal bullous diseases are classified. It occurs predominantly in the mucous membranes and usually results in scarring. Esophageal involvement in MMP is rare and is generally seen in patients in whom lesions are widespread. The most common alterations are multiple esophageal membranes or strictures. In the present case, the authors report on a patient with MMP without any skin lesions and with severe esophageal strictures who went into remission following use of intravenous immunoglobulin

  17. Fratura de patela com ruptura do tendão patelar em um cão: relato de caso

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    F.G.F Filgueira

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available Relatou-se a ocorrência de fratura patelar associada à ruptura do tendão patelar em um cão sem raça definida, macho, atendido em um hospital veterinário escola. A técnica utilizada foi a combinação de fixação óssea com fio de Kirschner e aplicação de banda de tensão, recomendada em fraturas transversais da patela. Para reparar a lesão do tendão patelar, realizou-se a sutura tipo Kessler modificada com fio de náilon 0,80mm. No retorno do paciente, 150 dias após o procedimento cirúrgico, havia processo cicatricial ósseo avançado da patela. Concluiu-se que as medidas adotadas para reparação da lesão foram eficazes

  18. Nasal meatus plasty: a contribution to plastic reconstruction of the nasal valve during midfacial degloving

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    Lorenz, Kai J.

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available Midfacial degloving is a proven method for easily accessing the midface, the nasal pyramid, the maxillary and ethmoidal sinuses, the orbits, as well as the anterior skull base. Indications for this method of access mainly include tumour resections in the area of the midface, the septum, the maxillary sinus, the paranasal to the sphenoidal sinus as well as the clivus. In addition, this method of access allows for the exposure of the bony structures of the midface in the event of extensive fractures.In general, this method of access combines an incision in the oral vestibule and circular incisions in the nasal vestibule area in order to release the nasal pyramid.After removing the facial wall of the maxillary sinus, extensive exposure of the surgical site is possible.One disadvantage of this method of access is the difficult reconstruction of the nasal valve area, which often leads to cicatricial stenoses and difficulties with breathing through the nose. Furthermore, wound healing problems and osteoradionecrosis in the area of the lateral margin of the anterior nasal aperture after replantation of the facial wall of the maxillary sinus have been described, because in this area sufficient soft tissue coverage cannot be ensured when a conventional technique is used.We describe a soft tissue flap pedicled in the cranial and caudal directions in the nasal valve area which makes both the reconstruction of the nasal vestibule and sufficient soft tissue coverage of the anterior nasal aperture possible.

  19. Avaliação do uso de pomada à base de sementes de jaqueira (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam na terapêutica tópica de feridas

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    R. N.L. Vitorino Filho

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available As propriedades cicatrizantes da jaqueira (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam são atribuídas a uma proteína encontrada na semente de sua fruta que, em casos de queimaduras de pele, proporciona a regeneração do tecido danificado em vez da substituição por tecido conjuntivo fibroso. Objetivando avaliar macro e microscopicamente o efeito da pomada formulada com o pó obtido a partir de sementes de jaca na cicatrização, por segunda intenção, de feridas cutâneas em camundongos, limpas e infectadas experimentalmente por Staphylococcus aureus, realizou-se o estudo em 96 camundongos nos quais foram feitas feridas experimentais na região dorso-lateral. Cada grupo, com 12 animais, recebeu um tipo de tratamento. O grupo GI serviu como controle para feridas limpas, o grupo GII foi o controle para feridas infectadas e os demais foram tratados topicamente com pomada à base de semente de jaca em diferentes esquemas de administração. Os animais foram avaliados diariamente e sacrificados cinco, 10 e 13 dias após a cirurgia, sendo removido o tecido cicatricial e circunjacente para avaliação histológica. Os resultados mostraram que não houve diferença estatisticamente significativa entre os tratamentos. Palavras-chave: camundongos; cicatrização; feridas; jaca; Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam; lectina.

  20. A comparative analysis between laparoscopy and open colectomy: assessment of perioperative and oncological outcomes.

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    Farinetti, Alberto; Bonetti, Luca Reggiani; Migaldi, Mario; Mattioli, Anna Vittoria; Pennella, Sonia; Muratori, Simone; Rossi, Aldo

    2015-01-01

    Il presente studio raffronta due gruppi di pazienti affetti da adenocarcinoma dolo-rettale, sottoposti rispettivamente a colectomia con tecnica open e a videolaparoscopia, mettendone in luce benefici e svantaggi. Si tratta di un’analisi retrospettiva: dal gennaio 2003 e il dicembre 2006 sono stati reclutati 54 pazienti; di questi 26 operati in laparotomia e 28 in laparoscopia. Per la chirurgia laparotomica la durata media dell’intervento è stata di 177.9 minuti (tempo chirurgico) e di 280.4 minuti (tempo di sala operatoria con un minimo di 110 ed un massimo di 360 minuti, con significative differenze in rapporto al tipo di chirurgia effettuata e la storia clinica del paziente. Per la chirurgia laparoscopica la durata media è stata di 293 minuti (range 135-520), con significative differenze dipendenti dalla porzione di intestino asportata. Il raffronto delle due tecniche chirurgiche, laparotomica versus lapsroscopica, ha rivelato alcune differenze. La durata della resezione è stata maggiore per la laparoscopia se confrontata con la tecnica tradizionale. Entrambi gli approcci rappresentano tecniche convenienti, sicure ed oncologicamente corrette. La laparoscopia mostra maggiori vantaggi in termini di controllo del dolore, assenza di estese cicatrici, riscontro di laparoceli e di degenza post operatoria comparata con la tecnica laparotomica.

  1. Pathogenesis of hepatic septal fibrosis associated with Capillaria hepatica infection of rats.

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    Santos, A B; Tolentino, M; Andrade, Z A

    2001-01-01

    Septal fibrosis is a common form of hepatic fibrosis, but its etiology and pathogenesis are poorly understood. Rats infected with the helminth Capillaria hepatica constitute a good experimental model of such fibrosis. To investigate the pathogenetic contribution of the several parasitic factors involved, the following procedures were performed in rats: a) regarding the role of eggs, these were isolated and injected either into the peritoneal cavity or directly into the liver parenchyma; b) for worms alone, 15-day-old infection was treated with mebendazole, killing the parasites before oviposition started; c) for both eggs and worms, rats at the 30th day of infection were treated with either mebendazole or ivermectin. Eggs only originated focal fibrosis from cicatricial granulomas, but no septal fibrosis. Worms alone induced a mild degree of perifocal septal fibrosis. Systematized septal fibrosis of the liver, similar to that observed in the infected controls, occurred only in the rats treated with mebendazole or ivermectin, with dead worms and immature eggs in their livers. Thus, future search for fibrogenic factors associated with C. hepatica infection in rats should consider lesions with both eggs and worms.

  2. Clinical And Morphological Androgenic Status Characteristics At Children Suffering From Hypospadias And Its Influence On Results Of Surgical Correction

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    F.K. Napolnikov

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available The goal of this article is to estimate the androgenic status and analyze its influence on the surgical treatment of hypospadias. From 2000 till 2008 there were 209 children under treatment, whose age varied from 8 months till 15 years old (average age — 4,5+ 1,5. 49 patients were subjected to clinical, humoral and morphological study. Preoperational preparation was carried out by testosterone medications. The comparison group consisted of 10 boys with cicatricial phimosis. The patients with the medium and back forms of hypospadias suffered from the androgenic deficit characterized by proximal level of meatus ectopia, diminution of penis length and prostate volume, decrease of blood vessels in deep layers of penis skin. The testosterone pre-operational medication of patients makes possible to improve the results of surgical correction due to blood supply of plastic material. On the basis of recieved data logistically regressive model has been worked out and the prognosis of results has been estimated

  3. ¿Es necesaria la reconstrucción de la conjuntiva?: Trabajo experimental en conejos albinos para evaluar la neogénesis de la conjuntiva

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    E. A. Moretti

    Full Text Available En los defectos de espesor total del párpado inferior de gran magnitud, siempre ha sido regla de oro la reconstrucción de la lamela posterior (tarso y conjuntiva palpebral. Esto es debido a que el tono del músculo orbicularis oculi no alcanza a mantener el soporte necesario para resistir la acción de la gravedad y/o contractura cicatricial. Además la ausencia de conjuntiva provocaría lesiones sobre la córnea ocular. Es por ello que el empleo de injertos compuestos condromucosos ha sido insustituible. El presente trabajo de investigación fue realizado en 20 conejos albinos con el objeto de evaluar la posibilidad de emplear cartílago auricular para la reconstrucción del tarso sin colocación de mucosa a modo de conjuntiva sobre dicho cartílago. Los resultados obtenidos permiten confirmar por diferentes tinciones histológicas sobre biopsias comparadas con zonas testigo, el crecimiento de tejido conjuntival sobre el pericondrio sin provocar lesiones oculares (neogénesis de conjuntiva. Los hallazgos encontrados provocan importantes y sustanciales cambios en la cirugía reconstructiva del párpado inferior debido a que de esta manera, no sería necesaria la reconstrucción de la conjuntiva palpebral, siendo útil exclusivamente la colocación de cartílago.

  4. Mucous membrane pemphigoid with exclusive gingival involvement: Report of a case and review of literature

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    Shamimul Hasan

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available According to Sir William Osler, Mouth is the mirror of the body which reflects systemic -diseases. The oral mucosa may be affected by a variety of mucocutaneous diseases and oral lesions may occur first or very early in several mucocutaneous disorders. The erosive gingival lesions associated with vesiculobullous diseases such as lichen planus, cicatricial pemphigoid, and pemphigus vulgaris have been collectively referred to as "Desquamative gingivitis" (DG. Gingival desquamation is a clinical sign in which the gingiva appears reddish, painful, glazed and friable with destruction of the epithelium. This gingival desquamation is due to various disease processes in gingiva. The disease process may be a localized disease of gingiva or a systemic disease which manifests in the gingiva. It is important to be aware of this rare clinical entity so as to distinguish DG from plaque induced gingivitis which is an extremely common condition, easily recognized and treated daily by the dental surgeon. Accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of these lesions may greatly diminish or reverse disease progression. Here by, we present a case of mucous membrane pemphigoid presenting as gingival desquamation in a 45 year old female. Our patient presented with generalized erythematous gingiva and gingival desquamation involving the free, attached and marginal gingiva of left maxillary and mandibular dentition. However, other mucosal and skin involvement was not appreciated in the present case. Thorough history, clinical examination, histopathology and immunofluorescence studies helped us to arrive at the diagnosis of this rare sub-epithelial blistering disorder.

  5. [Dynamic concept of oral lichen planus. The diagnosis easy at early stages may become difficult in ancient lichen planus].

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    Lombardi, Tommaso; Küffer, Roger

    2016-02-01

    Dynamic concept of oral lichen planus. The diagnosis easy at early stages may become difficult in ancient lichen planus. Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis of the skin, skin appendages and mucous membranes, which frequently affects the oral mucosa. Its aetiology still remains unknown, and currently accepted pathogenesis is that of an autoimmune cell-mediated disease. To the contrary of skin lichen planus, oral lichen planus is a long-term chronic disease with dynamic evolution, in which progressive and profound changes of the clinical and histopathological aspects occur over time and under the influence of various exogenous factors. By convention, in the history of the oral lichen planus four successive stages can be distinguished without well-defined boundaries between them. These stages can be defined as an initial phase; a long intermediate phase with alternating periods of activity and quiescence, which has a gradually increasing risk of malignant transformation; a late stage which activity is traditionally diminished; and a post-lichen cicatricial stage with an absent or negligible and undetectable activity, often undiagnosed because clinically unrecognized; in this stage, the lesion does not respond to usual treatments, but retains the same risk of malignant transformation.

  6. Follicular and scarring disorders in skin of color: presentation and management.

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    Madu, Pamela; Kundu, Roopal V

    2014-08-01

    Skin of color, also known as ethnic skin, is described as skin of individuals of African, Asian, Hispanic, Native-American, Middle Eastern, and Pacific Island backgrounds. Differences in hair morphology, hair grooming, cultural practices, and susceptibility to keloid scarring exist within these populations and have been implicated in hair, scalp, and skin disorders. Acne keloidalis (AK), central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (DCS), pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB), traction alopecia (TA), and keloids are the most prevalent follicular and scarring disorders in skin of color. They have been associated with disfigurement, permanent hair loss, emotional distress, and decreased quality of life. Hair grooming practices, such as the use of chemical relaxers, heat straightening, and tight braiding and weaving can cause scalp irritation and follicular damage and are linked to the pathogenesis of some of these conditions. Consequently, patient education and behavior modifications are integral to the prevention and management of these disorders. Scarring disorders are also of concern in ethnic populations. Keloid scarring is more prevalent in individuals of African, Asian, and Hispanic descent. The scarring alopecia CCCA is almost exclusively seen in patients of African descent. Therapeutic regimens such as intralesional corticosteroids, surgical excision, and laser therapy can be effective for these follicular and scarring disorders, but carry a risk of dyspigmentation and keloid scarring. Ethnic skin and hair may present unique challenges to the clinician, and knowledge of these differences is essential to providing quality care.

  7. Functional considerations in revision rhinoplasty.

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    Ballert, John A; Park, Stephen S

    2008-08-01

    The development of nasal obstruction after rhinoplasty is associated with significant patient dissatisfaction. Correction of nasal obstruction requires a thorough evaluation to determine the ANATOMIC EPICENTER of obstruction. The offending structure can usually be traced to abnormalities in the internal nasal valve, intervalve area, or the external nasal valve and may be static or dynamic. Surgical correction of the internal nasal valve using spreader grafts, flaring sutures, and butterfly grafts has been shown to increase the cross-sectional area of this nasal valve, improving nasal airflow and patient satisfaction. External valve dysfunction from cicatricial stenosis may be addressed with local flaps; however, larger stenoses may require composite grafts. Alar base malposition can be addressed by repositioning of the alar base with local island flaps. Intervalve dysfunction involves the important area between the external and internal valves, under the supra-alar crease, and is the most common site of obstruction. Its correction often involves alar batten grafts and reconstruction of the lateral crura. Inferior turbinate hypertrophy and concha bullosa may be addressed as adjunctive therapy to increase nasal airflow. This article on nasal obstruction after rhinoplasty emphasizes the precise anatomic diagnosis and describes successful methods used to correct the dysfunction.

  8. Anila Hanxhari (Durrës, 1974

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    María Antonia Blat Mir

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    Full Text Available Anila Hanxhari nació en Durrës (Albania y vive en Lanciano (Italia. Es poetisa, pintora, narradora, traductora y presidenta de la asociación cultural Italfida, con la que ha ideado y organizado diversas actividades culturales y congresos internacionales. Actualmente es directora responsable del sector cultural de Ascom Abruzzo ocupándose de la iniciativa “Poesia e Impresa”. Ha publicado las antologías de poesía Io tu e l’Anima (Ianieri, 1997, Assopita erba dell’est (Noubs, 2002, Cicatrici d’acqua (Noubs, 2007, con prólogo de Giuseppe Conte, Brindisi degli angeli (La Vita Felice, 2012, con prólogo de Maurizio Cucchi, Tiro a sorte la libertà (Tabula Fati, 2016, con prólogo de Davide Rondoni y Rolando D’Alonzo. Sus poemas han aparecido, entre otras, en las antologías Nuovissima poesia italiana (Oscar Mondadori, 2005, editada por Antonio Riccardi y Maurizio Cucchi, La parola che ricostruisce. Poeti italiani per l’Aquila (Tracce, 2009, además de en la colección Specchio de La Stampa y en numerosas revistas. Ha ganado diferentes premios, como el Premio Camaiore-Proposta (2002, el Premio Matacotta a la opera prima 2003, el Premio Valle Senio o el premio Poesia nella vita (2011.

  9. Wound healing modulation by a latex protein-containing polyvinyl alcohol biomembrane.

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    Ramos, Márcio V; de Alencar, Nylane Maria N; de Oliveira, Raquel S B; Freitas, Lyara B N; Aragão, Karoline S; de Andrade, Thiago Antônio M; Frade, Marco Andrey C; Brito, Gerly Anne C; de Figueiredo, Ingrid Samantha T

    2016-07-01

    In a previous study, we performed the chemical characterization of a polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) membrane supplemented with latex proteins (LP) displaying wound healing activity, and its efficacy as a delivery system was demonstrated. Here, we report on aspects of the mechanism underlying the performance of the PVA-latex protein biomembrane on wound healing. LP-PVA, but not PVA, induced more intense leukocyte (neutrophil) migration and mast cell degranulation during the inflammatory phase of the cicatricial process. Likewise, LP-PVA induced an increase in key markers and mediators of the inflammatory response (myeloperoxidase activity, nitric oxide, TNF, and IL-1β). These results demonstrated that LP-PVA significantly accelerates the early phase of the inflammatory process by upregulating cytokine release. This remarkable effect improves the subsequent phases of the healing process. The polyvinyl alcohol membrane was fully absorbed as an inert support while LP was shown to be active. It is therefore concluded that the LP-PVA is a suitable bioresource for biomedical engineering.

  10. Pulmonary langerhans cell histiocytosis

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    Suri Harpreet S

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (PLCH is a relatively uncommon lung disease that generally, but not invariably, occurs in cigarette smokers. The pathologic hallmark of PLCH is the accumulation of Langerhans and other inflammatory cells in small airways, resulting in the formation of nodular inflammatory lesions. While the overwhelming majority of patients are smokers, mechanisms by which smoking induces this disease are not known, but likely involve a combination of events resulting in enhanced recruitment and activation of Langerhans cells in small airways. Bronchiolar inflammation may be accompanied by variable lung interstitial and vascular involvement. While cellular inflammation is prominent in early disease, more advanced stages are characterized by cystic lung destruction, cicatricial scarring of airways, and pulmonary vascular remodeling. Pulmonary function is frequently abnormal at presentation. Imaging of the chest with high resolution chest CT scanning may show characteristic nodular and cystic abnormalities. Lung biopsy is necessary for a definitive diagnosis, although may not be required in instances were imaging findings are highly characteristic. There is no general consensus regarding the role of immunosuppressive therapy in smokers with PLCH. All smokers must be counseled on the importance of smoking cessation, which may result in regression of disease and obviate the need for systemic immunosuppressive therapy. The prognosis for most patients is relatively good, particularly if longitudinal lung function testing shows stability. Complications like pneumothoraces and secondary pulmonary hypertension may shorten life expectancy. Patients with progressive disease may require lung transplantation.

  11. Utilização dos ácidos graxos no tratamento de feridas: uma revisão integrativa da literatura nacional

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    Adriano Menis Ferreira

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Os objetivos deste estudo foram caracterizar a produção científica nacional da utilização tópica de ácidos graxos no tratamento de feridas e descrever os efeitos da sua ação nesse processo. Trata-se de uma revisão integrativa da literatura indexada nas bases de dados LILACS e BEDEnf. A coleta de dados ocorreu no mês de dezembro de 2010, com descritores de assuntos controlados e sem delimitação de período de busca. A amostra constitui-se de 09 artigos, sendo, a maioria conduzida em modelos animais e utilizando diferentes composições de ácidos graxos. Diante da escassez de estudos clínicos randomizados controlados em humanos e as limitações desta revisão, não se pôde generalizar, na prática clínica, que os ácidos graxos essenciais influenciam o processo de cicatrização positivamente ou possuem ação antimicrobiana. Assim, há necessidade de realização de pesquisas com maior rigor metodológico comparando as diferentes fórmulas disponíveis contendo ácidos graxos e sua influência no processo cicatricial.

  12. Balloon sinuplasty: a new concept in the endoscopic nasal surgery

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    Nogueira Júnior, João Flávio

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Sinus diseases affect millions of people annually. Clinical treatment is effective in most patients, but in case of failure of this therapy the functional endoscopic surgery is currently the treatment choice for surgical treatment. The objective of the functional endoscopic surgery is to increase the aeration and drainage of the involved paranasal sinuses, which allows for the adequate functioning of the nasal mucosa mucociliary clearance. However, this method still has some limitations, mainly because it removes the nasal mucosa and bone tissue, and it may lead to physiologic alterations of the nasosinusal mucosa and cicatricial fibrosis. Many of these patients could be benefited from less invasive methods, with larger nasal mucosa preservation. Since 2006, an even less invasive procedure was remarked in our specialty: the balloon dilatation of the paranasal sinus ostia. Objective: The objective of this article is to define the concept of sinuplasty, its action mechanism, and present the necessary material for the procedures performance; to describe the techniques with the equipment in a nasosinusal endoscopic surgery simulator model and review the current literature about the indications, complications, results, and follow-up of patients submitted to this procedure. Balloon sinuplasty is safe and appears to be effective in the improvement of the quality of life of patients not responsive to conventional clinical therapy. New applications and indications for this equipment should be described and researched.

  13. Multidisciplinary treatment of patients after a surgery due to cancers in the facial area: a clinical reports.

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    Rolski, D; Dolegacz, A; Górska, R; Mierzwińska-Nastalska, E

    2006-01-01

    Prosthetic rehabilitation of patients after surgical removal of carcinoma in the facial skeleton is one of the most difficult problems in therapy of the stomatognathic system, due to increasing incidence of head and neck carcinoma. Significant deformations of tissues, development of dysfunctions of the stomatognathic system with concurrent biological unbalance of the oral cavity enviroment are frequently a consequence of the treatment. Cicatricial scars, contraction of the oral crevice and limitation of mobility of the tongue are noted in numerous cases. Deformations of the facial area of the skull and of structures of the temporo-mandibular joint are also the reasons of occlusion and articulation disturbances. Two cases of surgery due to carcinoma in the facial skeleton that have required combined and stepwise multispecialistic treatment performed at Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Department of Periodontology and Oral Disease, Dental Institute, Medical University of Warsaw are presented. The therapy has involved treatment of periodontitis and applying appropriate construction of prostheses that would relieve periodontium and splinting teeth.

  14. Experimental model for establishment of hypoxia in 75 cm² culture flasks Modelo experimental para o estabelecimento de hipóxia em balões de cultura de 75 cm²

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    Sidney Mamoru Keira

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available In Plastic Surgery, cell culture represents the perspective of studying cellular mechanisms that guide the healing process of several tissues. Some steps of the healing process depend on physical factors as the tissular partial pressure of O2. In cell culture, it is possible to submit cells to hypoxic enviroment. The present study reports an alternative method at low cost for the establishment of hypoxic environment in cell culture flasks.A cultura de células, na Cirurgia Plástica, representa uma perspective para o estudo dos mecanismos celulares que norteiam o processo cicatricial de diversos tecidos. Algumas etapas do processo de cicatrização dependem de fatores físicos como a pressão parcial de O2. Em uma cultura de células, é possível submeter células a um ambiente hipóxico. O presente estudo relata um método alternativo de baixo custo para o estabelecimento de um ambiente hipóxico em frascos de cultura de células.

  15. Updates in the understanding and treatments of skin & hair disorders in women of color

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    Christina N. Lawson, MD

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Skin of color comprises a diverse and expanding population of individuals. In particular, women of color represent an increasing subset of patients who frequently seek dermatologic care. Acne, melasma, and alopecia are among the most common skin disorders seen in this patient population. Understanding the differences in the basic science of skin and hair is imperative in addressing their unique needs. Despite the paucity of conclusive data on racial and ethnic differences in skin of color, certain biologic differences do exist, which affect the disease presentations of several cutaneous disorders in pigmented skin. While the overall pathogenesis and treatments for acne in women of color are similar to Caucasian men and women, individuals with darker skin types present more frequently with dyschromias from acne, which can be difficult to manage. Melasma is an acquired pigmentary disorder seen commonly in women with darker skin types and is strongly associated with ultraviolet (UV radiation, genetic factors, and hormonal influences. Lastly, certain hair care practices and hairstyles are unique among women of African descent, which may contribute to specific types of hair loss seen in this population, such as traction alopecia, trichorrhexis nodosa and central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA.

  16. Updates in the understanding and treatments of skin & hair disorders in women of color

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    Christina N. Lawson, MD

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available Skin of color comprises a diverse and expanding population of individuals. In particular, women of color represent an increasing subset of patients who frequently seek dermatologic care. Acne, melasma, and alopecia are among the most common skin disorders seen in this patient population. Understanding the differences in the basic science of skin and hair is imperative in addressing their unique needs. Despite the paucity of conclusive data on racial and ethnic differences in skin of color, certain biologic differences do exist, which affect the disease presentations of several cutaneous disorders in pigmented skin. While the overall pathogenesis and treatments for acne in women of color are similar to Caucasian men and women, individuals with darker skin types present more frequently with dyschromias from acne, which can be difficult to manage. Melasma is an acquired pigmentary disorder seen commonly in women with darker skin types and is strongly associated with ultraviolet (UV radiation, genetic factors, and hormonal influences. Lastly, certain hair care practices and hairstyles are unique among women of African descent, which may contribute to specific types of hair loss seen in this population, such as traction alopecia, trichorrhexis nodosa and central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA.

  17. Efficacy of shoulder exercises on locoregional complications in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer: clinical trial Eficácia dos exercícios para ombro nas complicações loco-regionais em mulheres submetidas a radioterapia para câncer de mama: ensaio clínico

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    MMF Oliveira

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of shoulder exercises during radiotherapy in relation to prevention of locoregional physical complications: limitation of range of motion (ROM and functional capacity, arm circumference and scar tissue adhesion. METHODS: Sixty-six women without shoulder ROM impairment following breast cancer surgery that included complete axillary dissection were allocated to one of two groups: 32 in the physical therapy group (PG (52.7±10.2 years, who underwent an exercise program; and 34 in the control group (CG (48±10.1 years. Shoulder ROM, upper-limb circumference and functional capacity and scar tissue adhesion were evaluated at the beginning and end of radiotherapy and six months after completing radiotherapy. RESULTS: The PG showed improvements in flexion and abduction ROM between the first and third evaluations (flexion from 164.77°±8.9° to 167.98°±9.5° and abduction from 168.56°±10.0° to 175.62°±10.2°, which was not observed in the CG (flexion from 167.06±06° to 165.16°±9.2° and abduction from 169.71°±10.1° to 169.53°±12.8°. There was a statistically significant increase in ROM in the PG in relation to the CG (flexion, p=0.02; and abduction, p=0.004. The circumference and functional capacity were similar between the groups and the frequency of scar tissue adhesion in the CG was twice that observed in the PG (48% versus 24%, p=0.04. CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that shoulder exercises favor maintenance of flexion and abduction ROM of the shoulder and minimize the incidence of scar tissue adhesion in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer treatment.OBJETIVO: Verificar o efeito da realização de exercícios para o ombro durante a radioterapia na prevenção de complicações físicas loco-regionais: limitação da amplitude de movimento (ADM e da capacidade funcional, circunferência do braço e aderência cicatricial. MÉTODOS: Sessenta e seis mulheres sem comprometimento de ADM

  18. Delineating immune-mediated mechanisms underlying hair follicle destruction in the mouse mutant defolliculated.

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    Ruge, Fiona; Glavini, Aikaterini; Gallimore, Awen M; Richards, Hannah E; Thomas, Christopher P; O'Donnell, Valerie B; Philpott, Michael P; Porter, Rebecca M

    2011-03-01

    Defolliculated (Gsdma3(Dfl)/+) mice have a hair loss phenotype that involves an aberrant hair cycle, altered sebaceous gland differentiation with reduced sebum production, chronic inflammation, and ultimately the loss of the hair follicle. Hair loss in these mice is similar to that seen in primary cicatricial, or scarring alopecias in which immune targeting of hair follicle stem cells has been proposed as a key factor resulting in permanent hair follicle destruction. In this study we examine the mechanism of hair loss in GsdmA3(Dfl)/+ mice. Aberrant expression patterns of stem cell markers during the hair cycle, in addition to aberrant behavior of the melanocytes leading to ectopic pigmentation of the hair follicle and epidermis, indicated the stem cell niche was not maintained. An autoimmune mechanism was excluded by crossing the mice with rag1-/- mice. However, large numbers of macrophages and increased expression of ICAM-1 were still present and may be involved either directly or indirectly in the hair loss. Reverse transcriptase-PCR (RT-PCR) and immunohistochemistry of sebaceous gland differentiation markers revealed reduced peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ (PPARγ), a potential cause of reduced sebum production, as well as the potential involvement of the innate immune system in the hair loss. As reduced PPARγ expression has recently been implicated as a cause for lichen planopilaris, these mice may be useful for testing therapies.

  19. Clinical and histologic evaluation of platelet-rich fibrin accelerated epithelization of gingival wound

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    Mansi Bansal

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available The foremost indication for gingival depigmentation is patient demand for improved aesthetics. In most cases after the removal of pigmented layer, the area is covered with periodontal packs. These dressings have no curative properties. They only minimise the likelihood of surface trauma during mastication. However, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF accelerates wound healing by effective neovascularisation and promoting fast cicatricial tissue remodelling. In the present split mouth study, PRF membrane was applied in the first quadrant and non-eugenol dressing (Coe-Pack in the second quadrant after depigmentation. Clinical evaluation of epithelization with toluidine blue revealed that PRF treated sites stained substantially less indicating better wound healing as compared to Coe-Pack sites, which appeared more erythematous after 5 days. The histologic evaluation also revealed greater inflammatory cell infiltrate on Coe-Pack sites as compared to PRF. Thus, PRF membrane as a periodontal dressing is a successful approach to protect the raw wound area of the depigmented site to reduce healing time and patient discomfort.

  20. Distinct colonoscopy findings of microscopic colitis: Not so microscopic after all?

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    Anastasios Koulaouzidis; Athar A Saeed

    2011-01-01

    Microscopic colitis (MC) is considered an "umbrella term", comprising two subtypes, i.e., collagenous colitis (CC) and lymphocytic colitis (LC). They are classically associated with normal or unremarkable colonoscopy. In the last few years, reports have been published revealing findings that are thought to be characteristic or pathognomonic of MC, especially CC. A systematic electronic and manual search of PubMed and EMBASE (to December 2010), for publications on distinct endo-scopic findings in MC, resulted in 42 relevant reports for inclusion in this review. Eighty eight patients with collagenous colitis were presented. Only one publication describing a distinct endoscopic pattern in LC was found. Typical findings in CC are alteration of the vascular mucosal pattern, mucosal nodularity, a sequence of change from mucosal defects to mucosal cicatricial lesions, and perhaps (although of doubtful relevance) mucosal pseudomembranes. A causal connection of mucosal defects with the use of lansoprazole seems to exist. Adoption of the proposed lesion description herein is recommended in order to improve homogeneity of future reports.

  1. [Acquired bullous diseases of the oral mucosa].

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    Vaillant, L; Hüttenberger, B

    2005-11-01

    Bullous diseases of the oral cavity cause painful erosion. They must be distinguished from aphthae and vesicles which may have a similar presentation. Acute, chronic and congenital conditions are recognized. Acute lesions may involve a polymorphous oral erhythema which has an polymorphous erythematous presentation or toxidermia (Stevens-Johnson syndrome, Lyell syndrome, fixed pigmented erythema). Examination of the skin and history taking are the keys to diagnosis. Patients with chronic bullous diseases may have a congenital condition (bullous epidermolysis or lymphangioma) suggested by the age at onset and the clinical presentation. Acquired chronic bullous diseases include lichen planus and autoimmune bullous diseases. Careful examination is essential to identify mucosal or cutaneous involvement and to obtain a biopsy for histological examination. Search for antibodies deposited in the perilesional mucosa is necessary. Chronic erosive gingivitis is a frequent presentation. Most of the patients have cicatricial pemphigoid, lichen planus, and more rarely pemphigus. The pinch sign is highly discriminative to differentiate the cause of this syndrome. Symptomatic treatment of bullous lesions of the oral cavity include adapted diet and correct and early use of antalgesics.

  2. Rare case of isolated osteochondroma of the zygomatic bone: an endoscopic-assisted approach.

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    Romano, Antonio; Dell'Aversana, Giovanni; Corvino, Raffaele; Abbate, Vincenzo; Iaconetta, Giorgio; Califano, Luigi

    2015-11-03

    L’osteocondroma è una neoplasia benigna che nel distretto cranio-facciale colpisce spesso il corpo ed il ramo mandibolare e soltanto di rado può interessare il processo coronoide e l’arco zygomatico. In questo articolo descriviamo un raro caso di osteocondroma isolato dell’osso zygomatico trattato mediante approccio chirurgico intraorale endoscopicamente assistito ed in letteratura non sono riportati altri casi di questa patologia trattati con procedure endoscopicamente assistite. Una donna caucasica di cinquantadue anni, è stata osservata nel nostro reparto nel mese di marzo del 2012, la paziente lamentava dolore in regione zygomatica destra. La tomografia computerizzata (TC) del distretto osseo interessato mostrava una lesione sessile non definita. Il sospetto diagnostico è stato di osteocondroma. L’intervento è stato realizzato in anestesia generale mediante approccio intraorale endoscopicamente assistito. All’esame istologico del campione operatorio è stata confermata la diagnosi di osteocondroma. Nell’immediato post operatorio la paziente non ha presentato edema, dolore o febbre. L’uso dell’endoscopia nel trattamento chirurgico di questa patologia quindi ha consentito di ottenere una maggiore precisione e una maggiore rispetto delle strutture anatomiche. L’approccio intraorale ci garantisce l’assenza di cicatrici visibili e l’ausilio dell’endoscopia ci consente di avere una migliore visione di tutte le strutture anatomiche, una buona gestione della patologia riducendo quindi il rischio di complicanze intraoperatorie quali: fratture patologiche e lesioni del VII nervo cranico.

  3. Estudio microbiológico y anatomopatológico de bronquiectasias sangrantes en piezas de resección pulmonar

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    Alfonzo Uribe-Barreto

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La hemoptisis periódica o recurrente en los pacientes con bronquiectasias sangrantes constituyen un factor de alto riesgo de muerte, asimismo, existe un alto desconocimiento de la comunidad médica acerca de la existencia de otros agentes oportunistas, ajenos a la tuberculosis pulmonar, que pueden producirlas. Objetivos. Describir las características microbiológicas y anatomopatológicas de una serie de pacientes con bronquiectasias sangrantes que fueron negativos a tuberculosis, HIV y neoplasias, en estudios preliminares. Materiales y métodos. Se desarrolló una evaluación microbiológica y anatomopatológica en búsqueda de hongos, tuberculosis, gérmenes comunes y neoplasia pulmonar, sobre 24 piezas operatorias de pacientes con hemoptisis por bronquiectasias sangrantes con antecedente de tuberculosis pulmonar o de contacto con personas que padecían esa enfermedad. Resultados. El hongo Aspergillus fue hallado en 20 de los 24 pacientes estudiados. No se reportó resultados positivos en los exámenes realizados para gérmenes comunes aerobios y tuberculosis. El estudio anatomopatológico, confirmó la presencia de micetoma y Aspergillus. El tejido cicatricial invadido está altamente vascularizado con predisposición a hemorragia y a un acto operatorio de tiempo prolongado. Conclusiones. El hongo Aspergillus es el principal y único agente infeccioso presente en pacientes con bronquiectasia sangrante en esta serie.

  4. Fibromuscular dysplasia

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    Jeunemaitre Xavier

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD, formerly called fibromuscular fibroplasia, is a group of nonatherosclerotic, noninflammatory arterial diseases that most commonly involve the renal and carotid arteries. The prevalence of symptomatic renal artery FMD is about 4/1000 and the prevalence of cervicocranial FMD is probably half that. Histological classification discriminates three main subtypes, intimal, medial and perimedial, which may be associated in a single patient. Angiographic classification includes the multifocal type, with multiple stenoses and the 'string-of-beads' appearance that is related to medial FMD, and tubular and focal types, which are not clearly related to specific histological lesions. Renovascular hypertension is the most common manifestation of renal artery FMD. Multifocal stenoses with the 'string-of-beads' appearance are observed at angiography in more than 80% of cases, mostly in women aged between 30 and 50 years; they generally involve the middle and distal two-thirds of the main renal artery and in some case also renal artery branches. Cervicocranial FMD can be complicated by dissection with headache, Horner's syndrome or stroke, or can be associated with intracerebral aneurysms with a risk of subarachnoid or intracerebral hemorrhage. The etiology of FMD is unknown, although various hormonal and mechanical factors have been suggested. Subclinical lesions are found at arterial sites distant from the stenotic arteries, and this suggests that FMD is a systemic arterial disease. It appears to be familial in 10% of cases. Noninvasive diagnostic tests include, in increasing order of accuracy, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance angiography and computed tomography angiography. The gold standard for diagnosing FMD is catheter angiography, but this invasive procedure is only used for patients in whom it is clinically pertinent to proceed with revascularization during the same procedure. Differential diagnosis include

  5. Aflatoxicose em cães na região Sul do Rio Grande do Sul

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    Angelita dos Reis Gomes

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available Descrevem-se os aspectos clinicopatológicos de casos de aflatoxicose em cães no Sul do Rio Grande do Sul. Foi realizado um estudo retrospectivo dos casos diagnosticados como aflatoxicose em cães necropsiados no Laboratório Regional de Diagnóstico (LRD da Faculdade de Veterinária da Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPel no período de 1978 a 2012. Em quatro casos o diagnóstico foi confirmado pela detecção de níveis de 89 a 191 ppb de aflatoxinas B1 e G1 no alimento dos cães. De um total de 27 cães com cirrose hepática, em seis havia suspeita de aflatoxicose pelas lesões macro e microscópicas e pelo tipo de alimentação que os cães recebiam. Os sinais clínicos nos casos confirmados e nos suspeitos caracterizaram-se por apatia, diarreia, icterícia e ascite, com evolução para morte em 8 a 30 dias nos casos confirmados e em 15 a 60 dias nos casos suspeitos. A dieta era à base de derivados de milho ou arroz, farelo de amendoim e, em um caso suspeito, a dieta era ração comercial. As alterações macroscópicas caracterizaram-se por ascite, icterícia, fígado aumentado de tamanho, com ou sem nódulos, hemorragia nas serosas, conteúdo intestinal hemorrágico. Os casos foram classificados de acordo com o padrão histológico principal, caracterizado por vacuolização difusa no citoplasma de hepatócitos nos casos agudos, por proliferação de ductos biliares e discreta fibroplasia nos casos subagudos e por fibrose acentuada nos casos crônicos. Aparentemente, a enfermidade não é importante como causa de morte em cães na região, no entanto, alerta-se para a possibilidade de casos com diagnóstico de cirrose hepática sem causa determinada serem causados por aflatoxicose.

  6. Intramammary administration of platelet concentrate as an unconventional therapy in bovine mastitis: first clinical application.

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    Lange-Consiglio, A; Spelta, C; Garlappi, R; Luini, M; Cremonesi, F

    2014-10-01

    Bovine udder infections induce a variety of changes in gene expression of different growth factors that may suggest their possible role in glandular tissue protection or repair processes. Growth factors and also chemokines and cytokines may act synergistically to increase the infiltration of neutrophils and macrophages to promote angiogenesis, fibroplasia, matrix deposition, and, ultimately, re-epithelialization. Considering the vast applications, typically in human medicine, of platelet concentrate (PC) and its ease of preparation, the aim of our study was to evaluate an alternative therapy to stimulate the regeneration of glandular tissue, administering a concentration in excess of the growth factors contained in the PC. In each one of the 3 farms examined in the trial, PC was prepared from donor cows in good health, free from infections, and with no records of medications administered during the previous 2 mo. The platelet produced in one farm was used only for treating the cows of the same farm in a heterologous way. A total of 229 mastitic quarters were divided in 3 groups: antibiotic group (treated with intramammary antibiotic), antibiotic and PC group (treated intramammarily with antibiotics in association with PC), and PC group (treated with intramammary PC alone). The diagnosis of mastitis was based on somatic cell count and bacteriological evaluation of the milk from the affected quarter. Platelet concentrate, alone or in association with antibiotic, was used for 3 consecutive days as an unconventional therapy in bovine acute and chronic mastitis. Our data show that the associated action of antibiotic and PC performed significantly better than the antibiotic alone, either for the recovery of the affected mammary quarters or for somatic cell count reduction. In the same way, the association antibiotic plus PC showed significantly fewer relapses compared with the antibiotic alone, either for acute or chronic mastitis. The treatment with only PC did not show

  7. Anastomoses colônicas após mucosectomia química, em ratos Colonic anastomosis after chemical mucosectomy in rats

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    Ivana Duval-Araujo

    2009-03-01

    macroscopic aspect (adherence, fistula, stenosis, perianastomotic abscesses, peritonitis, rupture pressure (mmHg and histology (inflammatory infiltrate. The data were analysed by Chi-square test (qualitative data and ANOVA (quantitative data, and considered significative values of p<0.05. RESULTS: None animal presented fistula. The incidence of adherence was no different among the groups. (A1=100%, B1=100%, p= NS; A2=75%, B2=50%, p= NS. There were anastomosis partial obstruction in 25% of group A1, 50% in B1, 25% in A2 and 50% in B2, without significant differences among the groups. The rupture pressure was 27,0 ± 4,5 in A1 group, 34,5 ± 2,0 in B1 group, 28,9 ± 4,2 in A2 group and 24,0 ± 3,4 in group. There was an significant increase in pressure rupture in B1 group when compared with A1 group (p=0,03 and B2 group (p=0,02. CONCLUSION: The chemical mucosectomy with silver nitrate was not associated with increase in postoperative cicatricial complications in wound colon healing in rats. There was, however, an increase in anastomosis strength in early period of the cicatricial process, without influence in latter period.

  8. Avaliação da atividade cicatrizante do jucá (Caesalpinia ferrea Mart. ex Tul. var. ferrea em lesões cutâneas de caprinos Evaluation of the Brazilian ironwood (Caesalpinia ferrea Mart. ex Tul. var. ferrea healing activity on cutaneous lesions of goats

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    A.F. Oliveira

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi demonstrar os efeitos do tratamento tópico do jucá (Caesalpinia ferrea em feridas cutâneas. Quinze caprinos machos sem raça definida foram divididos em 3 grupos de acordo com o pós-cirúrgico (7º, 14º e 21º dias. As feridas experimentais foram tratadas com a pomada composta pela casca da Caesalpinia ferrea em pó misturada com a vaselina estéril e as do grupo controle apenas com a vaselina esterilizada. A aplicação diária da pomada e da vaselina estéril foi realizada sobre ferida circular padronizada de 16 cm² de área na região torácica de cada animal. As avaliações das feridas foram feitas do ponto de vista clínico, bacteriológico, morfométrico e histopatológico nos períodos pré-determinados (7º, 14º e 21º dias. Morfometricamente, as feridas do controle apresentaram áreas cirúrgicas menores e grau de contração maior que as do grupo tratado, entretanto, histologicamente, houve completa epitelização das feridas tratadas no 21º dia, enquanto que as feridas do grupo controle necessitavam de mais tempo para resolução do processo cicatricial. No exame microbiológico realizado no momento da produção da ferida, não se observou crescimento bacteriano e no momento das biópsias, identificou-se a presença de bactérias da família Enterobacteriaceae e Staphylococcus aureus, sendo que a partir do 14º dia observou-se Staphylococcus aureus apenas no grupo controle. A utilização tópica da pomada de Caesalpinia ferrea apresentou eficiência significativa no auxílio da reparação cicatricial de feridas cutâneas de caprinos.The aim of this study was to demonstrate the effects of the topical treatment with Brazilian ironwood (Caesalpinia ferrea on cutaneous wounds. Fifteen male mongrel goats were divided into 3 groups according to the postoperative period ((7th, 14th and 21st days. The experimental wounds were treated with an ointment composed of Brazilian wood powder bark mixed with

  9. Histopathology of human American cutaneous leishmaniasis before and after treatment Histopatologia de leishmaniose tegumentar americana humana, antes e após o tratamento

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    A.C.C. Botelho

    1998-02-01

    Full Text Available Chemical therapy for the treatment of leishmaniasis is still inadequate, and a number of drugs and therapeutic programs are being tested. Besides treatment, the ultimate goal is an effective cure, and histopathological analyses of the lesion cicatrices constitute an important measure of treatment success, or otherwise, in this respect. In this paper, we describe histopathological patterns in cases of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in 32 patients from the municipality of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil, before and after treatment with the following therapeutic methodos: l leishvacin + glucantime; 2 leishvacin + BCG associated with glucantime; 3 glucantime; 4 leishvacin + BCG. Lesion fragments were collected from all patients by biopsy prior to, and approximately 30 days after, each treatment which resulted in a clinical diagnosis of cure. Following the analysis of slides, the preparations were described from a histopathological point of view and grouped taking into account the prevalence or significance of the characteristic elements. This process resulted in the following classification: 1. exsudative reaction (ER; 2. exsudative giant cell reaction (EGCR; 3. exsudative productive reaction (EPR; 4. exsudative productive giant cell reaction (EPGCR; 5. exsudative productive necrotic reaction (EPNR; 6. necrotic exsudative reaction (NER; 7. productive exsudative reaction (PER, 8. productive giant cell reaction (PGCR; 9. productive exsudative giant cell reaction (PEGCR; 10. productive exsudative giant cell granulomatous reaction (PEGCGR; 11. productive reaction (PR and 12. productive cicatricial (cure reaction (PCR. After this analysis, it was noted that clinical cure did not always coincide with histopathological cure.A quimioterapia para a leishmaniose não é satisfatória e existem hoje, várias drogas e esquemas terapêuticos em teste. Além do tratamento ideal, busca-se um critério de cura efetivo, onde a análise da histopatologia da

  10. O comportamento clínico e histológico da pele do rato submetida ao uso tópico e injetável de Mitomicina C

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    Ribeiro Fernando de Andrade Quintanilha

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: A Mitomicina C é um quimioterápico que apresenta a capacidade de inibir fibroblastos in vitro. Esta característica a levou a ser usada experimentalmente em animais de laboratório e no ser humano, principalmente em oftalmologia, para inibir o processo cicatricial. Este trabalho visa acompanhar o processo de cicatrização de feridas cirúrgicas feitas em dorsos de ratos e tratadas topicamente com Mitomicina C, comparando-as com feridas no mesmo local, não tratadas. Propõe-se também a avaliar a resposta da pele quando injetada com concentrações diferentes do medicamento. FORMA DE ESTUDO: Experimental. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Foram feitas, em 10 ratos, duas feridas cirúrgicas em seus dorsos. Uma delas foi tratada topicamente com Mitomicina C na diluição de 0,5 mg/ml por 5 minutos e outra não. O processo de cicatrização destas feridas foi acompanhado clinicamente. Posteriormente, os ratos foram sacrificados em períodos diferentes, e suas feridas estudadas histologicamente quanto ao grau de fibrose por dois anatomopatologistas. Posteriormente, três ratos foram submetidos a injeções intradérmicas com concentrações diferentes de Mitomicina C, e o comprometimento local foi avaliado clínica e histologicamente, sendo que apenas na concentração de 0,01mg/ml não se observou necrose tecidual. RESULTADOS: As feridas tratadas com Mitomicina C tiveram seu processo cicatricial retardado, com o desaparecimento das crostas locais 7 dias após o das feridas não tratadas. Ao exame histológico, observado separadamente por dois anatomopatologistas, observou-se no primeiro mês uma nítida diminuição do grau de fibrose nas feridas tratadas com Mitomicina C em relação às não tratadas. Este grau de fibrose se iguala, nas duas feridas, no terceiro mês. Quanto às diluições injetadas, notou-se clínica e histologicamente uma necrose tecidual proporcional ao grau de concentração (0,5; 0,1; e 0,05 mg/ml, que não foi observada na

  11. Effects of topical 2% cyclosporine A on the corneas of dogs subjected to lamellar keratoplasty with a graft of equine pericardium preserved in glycerin: clinical and morphological evaluation Efeitos da aplicação tópica da ciclosporina A a 2% sobre a córnea de cães submetidos à ceratoplastia lamelar com implante de pericárdio de eqüino preservado em glicerina: avaliação clínica e morfológica

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    Roseli Borges Teixeira

    2004-02-01

    Full Text Available The effects of topical 2% cyclosporine A on the cornea of dogs subjected to experimental lamellar keratoplasty with an equine pericardial graft were evaluated. Ten dogs were grouped to be evaluated 3, 7, 15, 30 and 60 days after surgery. Animals received bilateral grafts followed by the application of a 2% cyclosporine A ointment on the left eye (treated eye and the ointment base on the right eye (control eye twice a day. The ophthalmic evaluation showed profound bilateral blepharospasm, photophobia and a mucous secretion until the 7th day after surgery; corneal vascularization starting in the limbus was observed as early as the 3rd day in both eyes; opacification and vascularization were more intense in the treated cornea on days 15 and 30 after surgery. Vascularization was still evident on the 60th day, and looked similar in treated eyes and control eyes. The histologic evaluation showed a complete bilateral reepithelization and corneal vascularization three days after the surgery; intense vascularization in both eyes on days 15 and 30, that was much more pronounced in the treated cornea; and a bilateral predominance of polymorphonuclear cells until day 15, and mononuclear cells on day 30. Intact epithelium and stroma with new vessels, as well as graft absorption, in both eyes, were seen on the 60th day. The lamellar keratoplasty with equine pericardial graft was an effective model to study the inflammatory kinetics and corneal vascularization phenomenon. In this study, cyclosporine A did not inhibit corneal vascularization and it did not interfere in the corneal cicatricial process.Foram avaliados os efeitos da ciclosporina A a 2% sobre a córnea de cães submetidos à ceratoplastia lamelar experimental com implante de pericárdio de equino. Dez cães foram divididos em grupos para estudo aos três, sete, 15, 30 e 60 dias de pós-operatório, recebendo implantes bilaterais e em seguida aplicação da pomada com ciclosporina A a 2% no olho

  12. Aspectos clínicos e macroscópicos da palatoplastia imediata com implante de cartilagem da pina articular, conservada em glicerina a 98%, após indução experimental de fenda palatina em cães Clinic and macroscopic view of immediate palatoplasty with auricular pinna cartilage preserved in 98% glycerin in canine experimental palat cleft

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    Emerson Antônio Contesini

    2003-02-01

    Full Text Available Os defeitos de espessura completa do palato que resultam em comunicação oro-nasal raramente cicatrizam espontaneamente. Eles requerem reparo cirúrgico, porém, pode ser difícil obter cicatrização satisfatória devido às condições próprias das cavidades nasal e oral. Neste experimento, foram utilizados 14 cães, reunidos em dois grupos de igual número. Todos animais foram submetidos à indução de fenda palatina experimental. O grupo G1 foi o controle, cuja palatoplastia foi realizada a partir da confecção de "flap" muco-periósteo. No grupo G2, foi utilizada cartilagem da pina auricular conservada em glicerina a 98% entre o osso palatino e o muco-periósteo. Os animais foram avaliados macroscopicamente quanto ao processo cicatricial, por radiografias para a regeneração óssea e por rinoscopia para observar a regeneração da mucosa nasal. Foi observada a cicatrização da mucosa oral a partir do 10º dia, com deiscência de sutura em dois animais do grupo G1. A radiografia demonstrou evolução na cicatrização óssea, num processo mais acelerado no grupo G2 quando comparado ao grupo G1. A rinoscopia revelou, aos 60 dias, completa regeneração da mucosa nasal em ambos os grupos. Ao final do período de avaliação foi observada macroscopicamente, completa fusão óssea nos animais do grupo G2 e incompleta nos do grupo G1, o que demonstrou a interferência benéfica do implante no processo cicatricial do grupo G2.The incomplete defects of hard palate result in oro-nasal fistula seldom cure themselves in a spontaneous way, due to limited condition in oral and nasal cavity it may be difficult to obtain satisfactory cicatrization, requiring surgery to interfere in the healing process. Fourteen dogs arranged in two groups were submitted to experimental hard palate cleft. The G1 group was the control group, in which palatoplasty was achieved with mucous-periosteum flap. In the G2 group, a preserved at 98% glycerin auricular pinna

  13. Regeneração hepática induzida por ressecção segmentar do fígado, em rato Hepatic regeneration induced by segmental liver resection, in rats

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    Andy Petroianu

    2004-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar a regeneração progressiva do parênquima hepatocitário, nos seus aspectos macro e microscópicos, em pós-operatório imediato e tardio de ressecção segmentar do fígado. MÉTODO: Foram estudados 10 ratos machos albinos da raça Wistar, pesando entre 250 e 300 gramas, submetidos à hepatectomia parcial de lobo esquerdo, com retirada de cerca de 20% da massa total do órgão. Os animais foram divididos aleatoriamente em dois grupos (n=5 para estudo no 7º (Grupo 1 e 21º (Grupo 2 dias pós-operatórios. Decorrido o tempo de acompanhamento, avaliou-se o aspecto macroscópico e microscópico do fígado. RESULTADOS: No Grupo 1, após sete dias, os animais apresentavam a cavidade abdominal com poucas aderências. O fígado mostrava reação cicatricial no local da ressecção, porém seu tamanho já era próximo ao normal. O exame histopatológico mostrou freqüentes sinais de poliploidia dos hepatócitos, além de tecido de granulação frouxo e desordenado, acompanhado de escasso infiltrado de células inflamatórias. O Grupo 2, após 21 dias, mostrava poucas aderências na cavidade abdominal, e o fígado com aspecto e dimensões próximos ao normal. A histologia mostrou tecido cicatricial mais denso, ordenado, sem sinais inflamatórios. Observou-se apenas pequeno grau de poliploidia hepatocitária. CONCLUSÃO: Após remoção cirúrgica de 20% do parênquima hepático houve aumento temporário da renovação celular verificado por poliploidia hepatocitária.BACKGROUND: To assess the progression of liver regeneration after partial hepatic resection. METHODS: Ten Wistar adult rats, of both sexes were studied. After anesthesia with ether, the animals were submitted to a left lobe parcial hepatectomy . Rats were randomly divided into two groups (n=5 according to the day macro and microscopic studies were carried out, 7th (Group 1 or 21st postoperative days. RESULTS: All rats survived throughout the experimental protocol. The

  14. The Observation and Nursing about 38 Cases of Scar Uterus Pregnant Women by Vaginal Trial Production%38例瘢痕子宫孕妇经阴道试产的观察及护理讨论

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    马晓英

    2016-01-01

    Objective To analysis of scar uterus pregnant women by the observation and nursing effect of vaginal trial production. Methods To choose between September 2014 and June 2014 period of 38 patients admitted in our hospital obstetrics scar uterus transvaginal trial-produce the clinical data of pregnant women pregnant women were analyzed retrospectively, the childbirth and nursing effect were observed. Results 38 cases of scar uterus vaginal trial production in patients with a total of 34 cases of vaginal delivery (89%), cesarean section were 4 cases (11%), 28 cases of vaginal delivery were vaginal natural birth, there are 6 cases of vaginal midwifery childbirth, because labor stagnation in 4 patients, pain cesarean section surgery, in patients with cicatricial uterus vaginal delivery, the average labor in patients (450.6±38.7) min, the average blood loss was (227.9±35.8) mL, the newborn, with 1 case of newborn suffocation death. Conclusion By evaluating the feasibility of the patients with cicatricial uterus vaginal trial production, close monitoring of labor, give patients a good nursing measures, line in pregnant women who were scar uterus vaginal delivery is feasible, safe, reliable, effective in reducing the incidence of cesarean delivery.%目的:分析瘢痕子宫孕妇经阴道试产的观察和护理效果。方法选取2014年9月至2015年6月期间我院产科收治的38例瘢痕子宫孕妇经阴道试产孕妇的临床资料进行回顾性分析,观察患者的分娩情况和护理效果。结果38例瘢痕子宫阴道试产患者中阴道分娩的共有34例(89%),剖宫产的有4例(11%),其中阴道分娩中有28例为阴道自然分娩,有6例为阴道助产分娩,4例患者因为产程停滞、疼痛剧烈行剖宫产手术,在瘢痕子宫阴道分娩患者中,患者的平均产程在(450.6±38.7)min,平均出血量为(227.9±35.8)mL,新生儿方面,有1例新生儿因窒息死亡。结论通过评估瘢

  15. The influence of low-level laser therapy on biomodulation of collagen and elastic fibers A influência da terapia a laser de baixa densidade de energia na biomodulação das fibras colágenas e elásticas

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    Lívia Souza Pugliese

    2003-12-01

    Full Text Available The study of low-level laser therapy upon extracellular matrix elements is important to understand the wound healing process under this agent. However, little is known about the interference of laser light in relation to collagen and elastic fibers. Cutaneous wounds were performed on the back of 72 Wistar rats and a Ga-Al-As low-level laser was punctually applied with different energy densities. The animals were killed after 24, 48, 72 hours and 5, 7 and 14 days. Tissues were stained with hematoxilin-eosin, sirius red fast green and orcein and then analyzed. It was observed that the treated group exhibited larger reduction of edema and inflammatory infiltrate. The treated animals presented a larger expression of collagen and elastic fibers, although without statistical significance (p > 0.05. Treatment with a dosage of 4 J/cm² exhibited more expressive results than that with 8 J/cm². In this study, the authors concluded that low-level laser therapy contributed to a larger expression of collagen and elastic fibers during the early phases of the wound healing process.O estudo da terapia a laser de baixa densidade de energia sobre os diversos constituintes da matriz extracelular é crucial para o entendimento do processo cicatricial sob esse agente. Todavia, pouco se sabe sobre a interferência do laser em relação às fibras colágenas e elásticas. Realizaram-se ferimentos cutâneos padronizados no dorso de setenta e dois ratos Wistar e, em seguida, aplicação pontual do raio laser de baixa potência do tipo Arseneto de Gálio-Alumínio (Ga-Al-As com diferentes densidades de energia. Os animais foram sacrificados com 24, 48 e 72 horas e aos 5, 7 e 14 dias. Procedeu-se à análise das secções teciduais coradas por hematoxilina-eosina, sírius vermelho e orceína. Observou-se, que nos grupos submetidos à terapia a laser, houve maior redução do edema e infiltrado inflamatório. Os animais tratados apresentaram uma maior expressão de fibras

  16. Efeitos da terapia física descongestiva na cicatrização de úlceras venosas Efectos de la terapia física descongestiva en la cicatrización de úlceras venosas Effects of the decongestive physiotherapy in the healing of venous ulcers

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    Roberta Azoubel

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se neste estudo verificar os efeitos da terapia física descongestiva (TFD na cicatrização de úlceras venosas. Trata-se de um estudo intervencionista, quase experimental, do qual participaram 20 clientes, divididos em 2 grupos: o grupo controle (n=10 e o grupo de intervenção (n=10. Os clientes do primeiro grupo foram tratados apenas com curativo convencional e os do segundo grupo, com curativo convencional e terapia física descongestiva (associação de técnicas: drenagem linfática manual, enfaixamento compressivo, elevação dos membros inferiores, exercícios miolinfocinéticos e cuidados com a pele. Ambos os grupos foram tratados durante seis meses. Os clientes submetidos à TFD apresentaram significante redução de edema e da dor, além de melhora no processo cicatricial. Os resultados permitiram verificar que a terapia descongestiva estimula o processo de cicatrização de úlceras venosas, melhorando a qualidade de vida dos indivíduos.En este estudio se objetivó verificar los efectos de la terapia física descongestiva (TFD en la cicatrización de úlceras venosas. Se trató de un estudio intervencionista, casi experimental, del cual participaron veinte pacientes que constituyeron dos grupos: el grupo control (n=10 y el grupo de intervención (n=10. Los pacientes del primer grupo fueron tratados apenas con curaciones convencionales, mientras que los del segundo grupo recibieron curación convencional y terapia física descongestiva (asociación de técnicas: drenaje linfático manual, fajamiento compresivo, elevación de los miembros inferiores, ejercicios miolinfocinéticos y cuidados con la piel. Ambos grupos fueron tratados durante seis meses. Los pacientes sometidos a TFD presentaron significativa reducción de edema y dolor, y mejora en el proceso cicatricial. Los resultados permitieron verificar que la terapia descongestiva estimula el proceso de cicatrización de úlceras venosas, mejorando la calidad de vida de

  17. Reparación quirúrgica de fístula traqueocutánea y de cicatriz postraqueotomía mediante colgajo dermograso de rotación Reparação cirúrgica de fístula traqueocutânea e de cicatriz pós-traqueostomia com rotação de retalho dermoadiposo Surgical repair of tracheocutaneous fistulae and postracheotomy scar using a dermoadipose turn-over flap

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    F. Passos da Rocha

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available La fístula traqueocutánea y la retracción cicatricial son las complicaciones postraqueotomía más frecuentes. El objetivo del presente trabajo es el presentar una técnica quirúrgica de fácil ejecución para la reparación de los defectos estéticos y funcionales creados por estas patologías. Presentamos el caso de un varón de 61 años que había sufrido traqueotomía. Tras la decanulación, la cicatrización cursó con retracción, adherencia a planos profundos y aparición de fístula traqueocutánea. El cierre de la fístula se hizo reparando el defecto funcional mediante la técnica de rotación de colgajos dermograsos en "hoja de libro", logrando el cierre del área de retracción y reparando el defecto estético. La retracción cutáneo-hipodérmica es un defecto inestético, incómodo y estigmatizante. Las fístulas traqueocutáneas con escape de aire son desagradables tanto desde el punto de vista funcional como estético. El método que presentamos logró corregir la fístula y la depresión provocada por la traqueotomía mediante un procedimiento simple, rápido y efectivo. Este método evita las dificultades encontradas en otras técnicas y garantiza la corrección funcional y estética empleando un método simple con baja morbilidad.Tracheocutaneous fistulas and scar retraction are frequent complications of the tracheotomy. The objective of the present manuscript is to present an easy execution surgical technique to restore tracheocutaneous fistula and cutaneous retraction. We present the clinical case of a 61 years old man who had suffered tracheotomy. After decannulation, the scar became retracted and adhered to deep tissues, developing into a tracheocutaneous fistula. The fistula was closed repairing the functional defect and a turn-over hinge flap of dermoadipose tissue was used to fill the retracted area, correcting the aesthetic abnormality. Correction of cicatricial retraction and of tracheocutaneous fistula using the

  18. EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC STIMULATION ON THE HEALING OF TENDON OF THE GASTROCNEMIUS MUSCLE IN RABBITS (Oryctolagus cunicullus EFEITOS DA ESTIMULAÇÃO ELÉTRICA NA CICATRIZAÇÃO DO TENDÃO DO MÚSCULO GASTROCNÊMIO EM COELHOS (Oryctolagus cunicullus

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    Weslay Souza de Oliveira

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of transcutaneous electrical stimulation with alternate electrical current on gastrocnemius muscle tendon healing, in rabbits submitted to experimental tenotomy and tenorrhaphy. Twenty-four male rabbits, New Zealand breed, were divided into four groups of the same number, in order to evaluate the cicatricial tendon repair at 7, 15, 21 and 30 days post-surgery. The middle third of the tendon of the gastocnemius muscle was sectioned transversall and submitted to a synthesis with Kessler modified suture. After 24 hours, daily at the same schedule, were done near the cutaneous wound of the right pelvic member, applications of 2 mA of alternative current, during six minutes, at a frequence of 100 Hz. The material collected was examined by light microscopy. Significant difference wasn´t found between the treated member and the control. Transcutaneous electrotherapy was used in our experimental protocol, despite not leading to tissue damage and being less invasive in comparison to other methods, was incapable to promote a more efficient healing response on the gastrocnemius muscle tendon repair in rabbits.

    KEY WORDS: Achilles tendon, electrotherapy, surgery, tenotomy, tissue repair. Este trabalho teve como objetivo avaliar o efeito da estimulação elétrica transcutânea de corrente alternada na regeneração do tendão do músculo gastrocnêmio, em coelhos submetidos à tenotomia e tenorrafia experimental. Dividiram-se vinte e quatro coelhos adultos da raça Nova Zelândia em quatro grupos iguais para avaliação da cicatrização tendínea aos sete, quinze, vinte e um e trinta dias de pós-operatório. Após incisão cutânea de aproximadamente três centímetros, o terço médio do tendão do músculo gastrocnêmio foi individualizado, seccionado transversalmente e suturado com sutura de Kessler modificada. Decorridas 24 horas, diariamente em um mesmo horário aplicaram-se, próxima

  19. Queilite actínica: avaliação comparativa estética e funcional entre as vermelhectomias clássica e em W-plastia Actinic cheilitis: aesthetic and functional comparative evaluation of vermilionectomy using the classic and W-plasty techniques

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    Ed Wilson Tsuneo Rossoe

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    Full Text Available FUNDAMENTO: A queilite actínica crônica é a ceratose actínica localizada no vermelhão labial. O tratamento é de crucial importância, devido ao potencial de transformação maligna. OBJETIVO: Avaliar os resultados estéticos e funcionais das vermelhectomias clássica e em W-plastia na queilite actínica. Na técnica clássica, a cicatriz é linear; na W-plastia, em linha quebrada. MÉTODOS: Foram tratados 32 pacientes com diagnóstico clínico e histopatológico de queilite actínica. Quinze deles foram submetidos à técnica em W-plastia e 17, à técnica clássica. Avaliaram-se parâmetros como retração cicatricial e alterações funcionais. RESULTADOS: Houve associação estatisticamente significativa entre a técnica utilizada e a presença de retração cicatricial, sendo a associação positiva com a clássica (p=0,01 com correção de Yates. O risco relativo (odds ratio - OR calculado foi de 11,25, ou seja, houve maior chance de retração nos pacientes submetidos à técnica clássica. Nenhuma das técnicas apresentou alterações funcionais. Avaliaram-se complicações pós-operatórias como presença de crostas, lábios secos, parestesia e deiscência de sutura. Não houve associação estatisticamente significante entre as complicações e a técnica utilizada (p=0,69. CONCLUSÃO: Concluiu-se que a vermelhectomia em W-plastia oferece melhores resultados estéticos e índices de complicações semelhantes.BACKGROUND: Chronic actinic cheilitis is actinic keratosis located on the vermilion border. Treatment is essential because of the potential for malignant transformation. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the aesthetic and functional results of vermilionectomy using the classic and Wplasty techniques in actinic cheilitis. In the classic technique, the scar is linear and in the W-plasty one, it is a broken line. METHODS: 32 patients with clinical and histopathological diagnosis of actinic cheilitis were treated. Out of the 32 patients, 15

  20. EFEITOS DO AGAROLâ E DO TRIGLICERILâ SOBRE A CICATRIZAÇÃO DE PELE: ESTUDO EXPERIMENTAL EM RATOS

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    Celso Fernando Ribeiro Araújo

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    Full Text Available Desde os mais remotos tempos pesquisam-se incessantemente drogas que acelerem o processo cicatricial normal. No Hospital de Clínicas da UFPr preconiza-se a limpeza de feridas limpas com solução salina de NaCl a 0,9%. Alguns serviços têm utilizado empiricamente o Agarol® e o Trigliceril® na confecção do curativo após este procedimento. Este estudo objetivou avaliar experimentalmente a evolução de feridas cutâneas, em ratos, produzidas por incisão cirúrgica tratadas com solução de NaCl a 0,9%, Agarol® e Trigliceril® . Utilizou-se 24 ratos, divididos em três grupos: C, controle, submetido à troca diária de curativo após limpeza com solução de NaCl a 0,9%; grupo A com aplicação de Agarol® e grupo T com aplicação de Trigliceril®. Verificou-se que no terceiro e décimo quarto dias de pós-operatório o Agarolâ e o Triglicerilâ não influenciaram o processo cicatricial. No sétimo dia de pós-operatório verificou-se houve aumento da quantidade de tecido de granulação nos grupos tratados com Agarolâ e diminuição da neovascularização no grupo Triglicerilâ .For centuries, mankind has been incessantly researching with drugs that could accelerate the normal wound healing process. In the Hospital de Clinicas da Universidade Federal do Paraná, it has been recommended that the cleansing of clean wounds with saline solution of 0.9% sodium chloride, followed by a cover of dry dressing. However, some services have empirically used Agarol and Trigliceril in the confection of dressings after cleansing. This study aimed to evaluate the evolution of cutaneous wounds treated with normal saline, Agarol and Trigliceril in rats. A group of twenty-four rats were submitted to three skin circular incisions of 1.2 cm in diameter on their backs which exposed the subcutaneous tissue. The wounds were cleaned daily with normal saline solution. This group was distributed at random within three groups: Group C, control, received a clean

  1. Evaluation of the abdominal wall cicatrization of rabbits exposed to nicotine and undergone abdominoplasty using nylon thread or cyanoacrylate Avaliação da cicatrização da parede abdominal de coelhos expostos à nicotina e submetidos à abdominoplastia, utilizando-se nylon ou cianocrilato

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    Luciano Assis Costa

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: To compare the wound healing of the abdominal wall of rabbits exposed to nicotine and submitted to abdominoplasty using 2-octyl cyanoacrylate or nylon thread for the surgery suture. METHODS: Thirty two rabbits were used. They were divided in subgroups: A1, A2, B1 e B2. Group A received saline 0.9%; group B received nicotine, both groups for 14 days before surgery. We performed an abdominoplasty with a nylon suture into the A1 and B1 subgroups; as for A2 and B2 groups the suture was performed with cyanoacrylate. The euthanasia happened in the 14th post-operative day. After, we evaluated: swollen process, fibroblast proliferation, collagen, neovascularization, and macroscope and microscope epithelization of the scars. RESULTS: We observed the presence of eosinophils in all scars exposed to the cyanoacrylate, and a significant increase of neovascularization in the subgroup B2 comparing to the A2 one (p=0.037. The other variables haven't showed any statistical difference. CONCLUSIONS: Nicotine hasn't influenced the swollen process, the fibroblast proliferation, the presence of collagen, neither the epithelialization. The neovascularization showed cicatricial immaturity when comparing group A2 to group B2. The eosinophils in the scars repaired with glue showed that the substance has acted as an allergen.OBJETIVO: Comparar a cicatrização da parede abdominal de coelhos expostos à nicotina e submetidos à abdominoplastia utilizando 2-octil cianoacrilato ou nylon na síntese cirúrgica. MÉTODOS: Utilizou-se 32 coelhos. Estes foram distribuídos em subgrupos: A1, A2, B1 e B2. O grupo A recebeu solução de NaCl 0,9%; o B recebeu nicotina, ambos durante 14 dias do pré-operatório. Nos subgrupos A1 e B1 foi realizada abdominoplastia e sutura com "nylon"; enquanto A2 e B2 a síntese ocorreu com cianoacrilato. A eutanásia ocorreu no 14º dia do pós-operatório. Na pesquisa avaliou-se: processo inflamatório, proliferação fibroblástica, col

  2. Emergency peripartum hysterectomy, physical and mental consequences: a 6-year study

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    Denisa-Oana Bălălău

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available Emergency peripartum hysterectomy (EPH is performed for massive postpartum hemorrhage following a cesarean delivery or vaginal delivery, in order to save the patient’s life. The current study was performed on a sample of 13.162 patients, which underwent cesarean or vaginal delivery during a period of 6 years, from 2010 to 2015, in Bucur Maternity Hospital. There were two subsequential groups consisting in: 6593 patients with cesarean operations and 6569 patients with vaginal delivery. In 12 cases occurred one or more of the risk factors that lead to EPH, divided equally across the two groups above. The main two types of surgery are a more frequent subtotal hysterectomy, which is the preferred type of EPH as it takes less time and is associated with fewer complications, and a total hysterectomy. The majority of procedures were performed at patients over 35 years old (9 of 12, with a median age of 31,16 (ranging from 21 to 44 years old. The most important risk factor present across the lot was multiparity (11 from 12, with cicatricial uterus being the second one (4 of 12. ICU median time was 4,5 days (ranging from 3 to 15 days, with a median blood transfusion necessity of around 2,4 I.U per patient. There were no mother or newborn reported deaths, neither PTSD following EPH.EPH is a procedure performed as last-resort, life-saving surgery, leaving no time for mental preparation of the patients. This may predispose to negative psychological outcomes, especially because they are not part of decision-making process due to the emergency character of hysterectomy.

  3. Vigilância epidemiológica do tracoma em instituição de ensino na cidade de São Paulo, SP

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    Medina Norma H.

    1998-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Verificar as condições de vigilância epidemiológica do tracoma desencadeadas a partir da detecção de um caso de tracoma inflamatório na APAE - SP. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Foram submetidos a exame ocular 1.009 pessoas entre alunos, funcionários e comunicantes intradomiciliares. Os controles de tratamento foram realizados em uma instituição, por 4 vezes, em intervalos de 45 dias. RESULTADOS: A prevalência total foi de 5,9%, sendo 5,1% de tracoma folicular (TF, 0,3% de tracoma folicular intenso (TF/TI e 0,5% de tracoma cicatricial (TS. No primeiro controle 45,5% dos casos apresentou alta clínica e 40,0% manteve tratamento. No último controle 20,0% apresentou alta curado sem cicatrizes. A taxa de faltosos alcançou 38,2%. A distribuição espacial dos casos secundários mostrou ampla dispersão na Grande São Paulo, indicando que o tracoma deve estar disseminado por toda a região. DISCUSSÃO/CONCLUSÕES: As ações de controle do tracoma não apresentaram resultados satisfatórios, provavelmente devido ao prolongado tempo de tratamento e acompanhamento. Estratégias de intervenção clínica devem ser desenvolvidas para melhor controle da doença.

  4. Vigilância epidemiológica do tracoma em instituição de ensino na cidade de São Paulo, SP

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    Norma H. Medina

    1998-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Verificar as condições de vigilância epidemiológica do tracoma desencadeadas a partir da detecção de um caso de tracoma inflamatório na APAE - SP. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Foram submetidos a exame ocular 1.009 pessoas entre alunos, funcionários e comunicantes intradomiciliares. Os controles de tratamento foram realizados em uma instituição, por 4 vezes, em intervalos de 45 dias. RESULTADOS: A prevalência total foi de 5,9%, sendo 5,1% de tracoma folicular (TF, 0,3% de tracoma folicular intenso (TF/TI e 0,5% de tracoma cicatricial (TS. No primeiro controle 45,5% dos casos apresentou alta clínica e 40,0% manteve tratamento. No último controle 20,0% apresentou alta curado sem cicatrizes. A taxa de faltosos alcançou 38,2%. A distribuição espacial dos casos secundários mostrou ampla dispersão na Grande São Paulo, indicando que o tracoma deve estar disseminado por toda a região. DISCUSSÃO/CONCLUSÕES: As ações de controle do tracoma não apresentaram resultados satisfatórios, provavelmente devido ao prolongado tempo de tratamento e acompanhamento. Estratégias de intervenção clínica devem ser desenvolvidas para melhor controle da doença.

  5. Prostaglandin E receptor subtype EP3 expression in human conjunctival epithelium and its changes in various ocular surface disorders.

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    Mayumi Ueta

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: In our earlier genome-wide association study on Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS and its severe variant, toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN, we found that in Japanese patients with these severe ocular surface complications there was an association with prostaglandin E receptor 3 (EP3 gene (PTGER3 polymorphisms. We also reported that EP3 is dominantly expressed in the ocular surface-, especially the conjunctival epithelium, and suggested that EP3 in the conjunctival epithelium may down-regulate ocular surface inflammation. In the current study we investigated the expression of EP3 protein in the conjunctiva of patients with various ocular surface diseases such as SJS/TEN, chemical eye burns, Mooren's ulcers, and ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Conjunctival tissues were obtained from patients undergoing surgical reconstruction of the ocular surface due to SJS/TEN, chemical eye burns, and OCP, and from patients with Mooren's ulcers treated by resection of the inflammatory conjunctiva. The controls were nearly normal human conjunctival tissues acquired at surgery for conjunctivochalasis. We performed immunohistological analysis of the EP3 protein and evaluated the immunohistological staining of EP3 protein in the conjunctival epithelium of patients with ocular surface diseases. EP3 was expressed in the conjunctival epithelium of patients with chemical eye burns and Mooren's ulcer and in normal human conjunctival epithelium. However, it was markedly down-regulated in the conjunctival epithelium of SJS/TEN and OCP patients. CONCLUSIONS: We posit an association between the down-regulation of EP3 in conjunctival epithelium and the pathogenesis and pathology of SJS/TEN and OCP, and suggest a common mechanism(s in the pathology of these diseases. The examination of EP3 protein expression in conjunctival epithelium may aid in the differential diagnosis of various ocular surface diseases.

  6. Outcomes with the Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis at Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular IMO

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    Güell, Jose L.; Arcos, Edilio; Gris, Oscar; Aristizabal, Diego; Pacheco, Miguel; Sanchez, Claudia L.; Manero, Felicidad

    2011-01-01

    Purpose To report the outcomes on the Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis at our institution. Design Retrospective analysis case series. Participants We analyzed 54 eyes of 53 patients who previously underwent Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis surgery at our institution from July 2006 to March 2011. Methods Preoperative and postoperative parameters were collected and analyzed. Main outcome measures Visual acuity and keratoprosthesis stability. Results Common preoperative diagnoses were penetrating keratoplasty failure in 49 eyes (90.7%), chronic keratitis in 2 eyes (3.7%), ocular cicatricial pemphigoid in 1 eye (1.85%), Stevens Johnson syndrome in 1 eye (1.85%) and corneal vascularization in 1 eye (1.85%). Additionally, 40 eyes (74%) had preoperative glaucoma, and an Ahmed valve was implanted in 55% of them. Preoperative BCVA ranged from 20/200 to light perception. At an average follow-up of 20.15 months ± 12.7 (range, 1–56), postoperative vision improved to ⩾20/200 in 18 eyes (33.3%) and ⩾20/50 in 4 eyes (7.4%). The graft retention was 96%. Conclusions The Boston Type 1 keratoprosthesis is a valid option for high-risk patients. The design improvements in the Boston keratoprosthesis, as well as the daily implementation of the therapeutic methods, have notably diminished occurrence of the most serious complications, such as corneal necrosis and endophthalmitis. As such, glaucoma and its subsequent complications now stand as the most prevalent prognostic factor in the long term. PMID:23960937

  7. Manejo del enoftalmos como secuela de fracturas del complejo cigomático-orbitario con apoyo de estereolitografía

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    Full Text Available El enoftalmos postraumático se define como la discrepancia entre el volumen orbitario y su contenido; este balance puede verse alterado por múltiples factores, como el secuestro tardío del contenido orbitario por atrapamiento en el sitio de la fractura, herniación del contenido orbitario, necrosis del tejido adiposo orbitario, contracción cicatricial del tejido retrobulbar, pérdida del sistema de suspensión ligamentario del globo ocular y aumento de volumen de la cavidad orbitaria. El presente estudio aborda el problema del enoftalmos postraumático como una deformidad difícil de corregir. Están descritos abordajes cutáneos extensos como el coronal, el subciliar o el intraoral; la técnica descrita por Henry Kawamoto en 1998 describe un procedimiento de menor invasión mediante abordajes de mínima exposición que permiten la refracturación y el alineamiento del cuerpo zigomático, brindando así grandes ventajas sobre las técnicas convencionales. Presentamos el método aplicado en el servicio de Cirugía Reconstructiva del Centro Médico del Instituto de Seguridad Social del Estado de México y Municipios (ISSEMyM para el manejo de pacientes con enoftalmos como secuela de traumatismos del complejo cigomático-malar; para ello empleamos un método por asistencia con modelos estereolitográficos para la planificación quirúrgica del diseño de osteotomías para corregir la deformidad facial y para determinar las dimensiones del defecto a reparar, así como el tipo y cantidad de materiales aloplásticos o autólogos a emplear. Compartimos la experiencia de los casos tratados en nuestro Servicio entre 2006 y 2010.

  8. Effect of adipose tissue extract of greater omentum on human fibroblasts in vitro%大网膜脂肪组织提取液对成纤维细胞作用的研究

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    张小文; 吴涛; 邹浩; 王琨; 黄松泉

    2011-01-01

    Objective To study effect of the adipose tissue extract of greater omentum on human fibroblasts. Method The effect of the adipose tissue extract of greater omentum on human fibroblasts was observed by inverted microscope, MTT, flow cytometry, transmission electron microscope. Results The growth of fibroblasts was inhibited by the adipose tissue extract of greater omenturn. The apoptosis of fibroblasts was not inhibited, and the cell function of fibroblasts was inhibited and the mitosis of fibroblasts was affected. Conclusions The growth of fibroblasts can be inhibited by the adipose tissue extract of greater omentum. The formation and development of biliary cicatricial constriction may be affected by the adipose tissue extract of greater omentum.%目的 探讨大网膜脂肪组织提取液对成纤维细胞的作用.方法 应用倒置显微镜、MTT法、流式细胞仪、透射电镜观测提取液对成纤维细胞生长、增殖、凋亡以及细胞超微结构的影响.结果 大网膜脂肪组织提取液对成纤维细胞的生长增殖有抑制作用;抑制细胞凋亡,并影响细胞的有丝分裂,并使细胞功能受到抑制.结论 大网膜脂肪组织提取液可以抑制成纤维细胞的生长,有可能影响胆管瘢痕狭窄的形成和发展.

  9. Sustained clinical response to rituximab in a case of life-threatening overlap subepidermal autoimmune blistering disease.

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    Li, Yaohan; Foshee, J B; Sontheimer, Richard D

    2011-04-01

    The conventional treatment for the autoimmune bullous skin diseases is broad-spectrum immunosuppressive regimen typically combining systemic corticosteroids with adjuvant immunosuppressive therapeutic agents. Orphan diseases in the pemphigus, pemphigoid, and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita groups of clinical disorders are often clinically severe, requiring long-term treatment with such drugs or drug combinations. Rituximab, a chimeric recombinant monoclonal antibody targeting CD20(+) B cells, has recently been suggested to be effective in the treatment of pemphigus with relatively few adverse effects. The clinical value of rituximab in other immune-mediated blistering diseases has been less thoroughly examined. We report a case of a woman who presented initially with the Brunsting-Perry phenotype of cicatricial pemphigoid who subsequently developed severe generalized subepidermal blisters healing with scarring and milia formation thought to be clinically compatible with epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, although type VII collagen autoantibodies were never identified. Treatment with a number of conventional systemic agents was unsuccessful and complicated by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-induced cutaneous ulcers and near-fatal gram-negative sepsis. This woman has enjoyed an 18-month complete clinical remission after a single inductive 4-week cycle of intravenous rituximab. This outcome supports the idea that systemic memory B-cell depletion with drugs such as rituximab should be considered for therapeutically refractory subepidermal autoimmune blistering diseases in addition to intraepidermal autoimmune blistering diseases. A potential role for the immunologic phenomenon of epitope spreading in the generation of overlapping features of autoimmune blistering diseases, and its contribution to therapeutic refractoriness ("hardening"), is discussed.

  10. Interferón alfa-2b tópico como primera opción en las neoplasias intraepiteliales corneoconjuntivales Topical interferon alfa-2b for primary treatment of conjunctiva-cornea intraepithelial neoplasia

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    M. Pérez de Arcelus

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Se describen dos casos de neoplasia intraepitlelial corneo-conjuntival (CIN tratados con interferón alfa-2b (IFN alfa-2b tópico como primera elección. El tratamiento clásico de los CIN ha sido tradicionalmente la resección completa con márgenes de seguridad seguida de crioterapia en el lecho quirúrgico. No obstante, y puesto que la tasa de recidivas puede alcanzar el 50% han sido propuestos coadyuvantes como la mitomicina C y el 5 fluoracilo, con el consiguiente riesgo de toxicidad corneal y límbica. El IFN alfa-2b presenta una eficacia similar a la cirugía en la erradicación completa de la masa tumoral como primera opción, con escasos efectos secundarios y nulo potencial carcinogénico, incluso en casos de recurrencia a terapia con mitomicina C, lesiones quirúrgicas residuales y formas difusas.We describe two cases of conjunctival-cornea intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN, treated with topical IFN alfa 2b. The traditional treatment for CIN is surgical excision usually with adjunctive cryotherapy. However, residual tumour may remain, which can lead to recurrence rates of more than 50%. 5-Fluorouracil, mitomicyn C and interferon alfa 2b are new pharmacological agents that have proved their efficacy in the treatment of CIN. As side effects are common, we present IFN alfa 2b as a single therapeutic agent as an effective and optimal treatment for presumed recurrent corneal and conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia. It offers the benefits of topical therapy and avoids the risks of surgical or other interventions - specifically, ocular surface toxicity, cicatricial conjunctival changes, and limbal stem cell deficiency.

  11. Clinical Analysis of 41 Patients with Endobronchial Tuberculosis%支气管内膜结核41例临床分析

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    陈丽娟; 吕志强; 张蔚; 陈赛娟

    2014-01-01

    目的:探讨支气管内膜结核(EBTB)的临床特征及早期诊断方法。方法:回顾性分析41例确诊的EBTB患者的临床资料。结果:纤维支气管镜(FB)检查提示增殖型病变12.5%,溃疡型病变45%,炎症浸润型病变17.5%,狭窄闭塞型病变20%,大致正常5%。结论:EBTB 缺乏特异性临床表现,联合 PPD 试验、痰 TB-DNA在EBTB初筛可提高EBTB早期诊断率,确诊主要依靠 FB 检查,联合应用刷检、支气管肺泡灌洗及活检对于EBTB诊断起着关键性作用。%Objective:To explore the clinical features and early definite diagnosis of endobronchial tubercolosis (EBTB). Methods: Clinical data of 41 patients with EBTB were analyzed retrospectively. Results: Bronchoscopic results shown exudative lesions in 12.5% of the cases,granulomatous lesions in 45%,cicatricial lesions in17.5%, ulcerative lesions in 20%,and normal-like demonstrations in 5%. Conclusions: There are no specific symptoms for EBTB. PPD、sputum TB-DNA can improved the early diagnostic rate of EBTB. Bronchoscopy plays an important role in definite diagnosis of the disease , combined use of brush inspection of acid-fast bacillus , bronchoalveolar lavage and tissue biopsy.

  12. Retinopathies in premature infants, incidence, risk factors, prevention and treatment

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    Chernenkov Yu.V.

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    Full Text Available Research Objective: Analysis of incidence and accompanying states, detection of risk factors of retinopathies in premature infants (RN, dynamic monitoring and improvement of medical actions. Material and Methods: 134 children have been surveyed in the group of risk on development of RN for the last 2 years. Results: From 134 surveyed infants with gestation from 22 to 37 weeks and body weight at birth from 750 to 2500 kg. At 56 children (41,8% the retinopathy of various degree of expressiveness has been revealed. 38 children with RN of 1-2 stages (67,8% from which at 22 (39,3% —the disease ended with the induced regress after a course of «retinalamin», at 16 (28,6% of RN — spontaneous regress. 4 children (7,1% had RN 2-3 of the Art., 3-4 Art. at 12 (21,4%, and 5 Art. a cicatricial phase with retinal detachment — 2 (3,5%. In 12 cases the laser photocoagulation in the eye centers is carried out. Conclusion: The revealed relationship of cause and effect of risk factors of formation of RN with features of a current ofthe neonatal period at patients with RN, promoted development of the system of monitoring, implementation of the program of treatment and rehabilitation of prematurely born children suffering RN. Ophthalmologic screening of premature infants with the use of the ophthalmologic digital pediatric camera "Ret Cam 3" allows to diagnose a retinopathy at early stages, in due time to hold preventive an3 medical measures that allows to lower the invalidization of this group of children.

  13. Influência da vitamina C e da hidrocortisona sobre a tensão anastomótica jejunal em ratos

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    Petroianu Andy

    2000-01-01

    Full Text Available O efeito da vitamina C e da hidrocortisona sobre os processos cicatriciais anastomóticos apresenta resultados conflitantes na literatura. Dessa forma, o presente trabalho teve o objetivo de comparar a resistência cicatricial de anastomoses jejunais em ratos, submetidos à administração de vitamina C e de hidrocortisona, em distintos períodos pós-operatórios. Foram estudados 40 ratos Wistar, submetidos a secção e subseqüente anastomose término-terminal de segmento jejunal, a 10 cm da flexura duodenojejunal. Os animais foram divididos em quatro grupos (n=10: Grupo I - controle; Grupo II - administração de vitamina C oral 100 mg/kg; Grupo III - administração de hidrocortisona intraperitoneal 10 mg/kg; Grupo IV - administração de vitamina C mais hidrocortisona nas doses e vias de administração acima. Avaliaram-se as pressões de ruptura anastomótica nos 5 º e 21º dias pós-operatórios. Os ratos que receberam vitamina C isolada ou associada a hidrocortisona tenderam a uma pressão de ruptura maior do que os demais grupos, tanto no 5º quanto no 21º dias pós-operatórios. Os resultados deste trabalho sugerem que a vitamina C contribui para aumentar a resistência das anastomoses jejunais dos ratos durante os primeiros 5 dias pós-operatórios. A resistência das anastomoses jejunais murinas foi pouco influenciada pela administração de corticóide intraperitoneal.

  14. Collagen IV in normal skin and in pathological processes

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    Ana Maria Abreu-Velez

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Context: Type IV collagen is a type of collagen found primarily in the skin within the basement membrane zone. The type IV collagen C4 domain at the C-terminus is not removed in post-translational processing, and the fibers are thus link head-to-head, rather than in a parallel fashion. Also, type IV collagen lacks a glycine in every third amino-acid residue necessary for the tight collagen helix. Thus, the overall collagen-IV conformation is structurally more pliable and kinked, relative to other collagen subtypes. These structural features allow collagen IV to form sheets, which is the primary structural form found in the cutaneous basal lamina. There are six human genes associated with collagen IV, specifically COL4A1, COL4A2, COL4A3, COL4A4, COL4A5 and COL4A6. The aim of this review is to highlight the significance of this protein in normal skin, and in selected diseases. Results: The alpha 3 protein constituent of type IV collagen is thought to be the antigen implicated in Goodpasture′s syndrome, wherein the immune system attacks the basement membranes of the renal glomeruli and pulmonary alveoli. In addition, mutations to the genes coding for type IV collagen lead to the Alport syndrome. Furthermore, autoantibodies directed against denatured human type IV collagen have been described in rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, and SLE. Structural studies of collagen IV have been utilized to differentiate between subepidermal blistering diseases, including bullous pemphigoid, acquired epidermolysis bullosa, anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid, and bullous lupus erythematosus. Collagen IV is also of importance in wound healing and in embryogenesis. Conclusions: Pathological studies have demonstrated that minor structural differences in collagen IV can lead to distinct, clinically different diseases.

  15. Experiencia con el colgajo de Kirschbaum en secuelas de quemaduras cérvico-faciales

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    P. Rossell-Perry

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    Full Text Available Presentamos nuestra experiencia con el colgajo de Kirschbaum (colgajo en charretera en la corrección de retracciones cicatriciales de la región cervical anterior y del tercio inferior de la cara. Llevamos a cabo un estudio retrospectivo sobre una serie de 63 pacientes con retracciones cicatriciales de la región cervical anterior y del tercio inferior facial, operados por el primer autor entre los años 1996 y 2012 dentro del marco de las campañas quirúrgicas desarrolladas a lo largo del país (Perú en las áreas geográficas con mayor necesidad de atención especializada. En todos los casos empleamos el colgajo en charretera tomado de la región lateral del cuello y de la región deltoidea. Evaluamos a los pacientes mediante el examen físico y la documentación fotográfica obtenida en los periodos pre y postoperatorio. Obtuvimos mejoría en diferentes grados de la limitación funcional de la región cervical y facial en todos los casos operados, con viabilidad total del colgajo en 59 casos (93,65 % y parcial en 4 casos (6,34 % . No hubo ningún caso de pérdida total. Las complicaciones recogidas fueron pocas, principalmente hematomas, 6 casos (9,52 % e infección, 2 casos (3,17 % . Las zonas donantes evolucionaron con cicatriz hipertrófica en 22 de los casos (34,92 % . En conclusión, nuestra experiencia con el uso de esta técnica quirúrgica ha demostrado ser de utilidad en el tratamiento de las secuelas de quemadura con retracción cicatricial cervical y facial, por lo que consideramos que el colgajo de Kirschbaum es seguro y tiene pocas complicaciones.

  16. Electrophysiologic study of dysrhythmias after atrial operations in dogs.

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    Tamiya, T; Yamashiro, T; Hata, A; Kuge, K; Asano, S; Sato, T

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    Experiments were conducted with 159 dogs to investigate the mechanism of persistent dysrhythmias clinically encountered after atrial-level operations. Those found after incisions to the internodal pathways (INPs) of the right atrium were analyzed using cardiac mapping in an anesthetized or extracorporeally perfused state. Longitudinal incisions of the posterior INP often allowed inducible sustained atrial flutter, with circus movement of excitation around the right atrium near the tricuspid orfice. Sustained atrial flutter thus produced was modified in cycle length by coexisting division of the middle INP but inhibited by that of the anterior INP. Its incidence increased at chronic stage, with marked cicatricial changes. The disrupted anterior INP markedly prolonged conduction time to the atrioventricular node and A-H interval compared with the other disruptions. Persistent atrioventricular junctional rhythm developed in about 50% of the animals after disruption of all three INPs or anterior and posterior INPs; division of the anterior INP was the common potent factor, although no single blocked INP produced persistent junctional rhythm. Our results support the "summation theory." The incidence of junctional rhythm and hypoxia of the sinoatrial node (flow rate of less than 10 mL.100 g-1.min-1) were markedly enhanced by coexisting blockade of atrial feeding arteries in addition to division of the anterior INP. In conclusion, massive posterior INP disruption is a potent anatomic substrate in producing sustained atrial flutter, middle INP division a modifier, and anterior INP division an inhibitor. Division of the anterior INP is a potent anatomic substrate in producing junctional rhythm, and hypoxia involving the sinoatrial node reacts as its synergic factor.

  17. Sarcoidose cutânea sobre cicatrizes: relato de caso Sarcoidosis on skin scars: a case report

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    Sônia Antunes de Oliveira Mantese

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A sarcoidose é uma doença inflamatória sistêmica, de etiologia desconhecida, em que granulomas não caseosos são encontrados nos órgãos acometidos. O envolvimento cutâneo ocorre em 25% dos casos, com grande polimorfismo lesional. O acometimento de cicatrizes é incomum, porém clinicamente característico de sarcoidose cutânea. A maioria dos pacientes com sarcoidose cicatricial tem doença sistêmica. Relata-se o caso de uma paciente de 65 anos, que apresentou nodulações sobre cicatrizes 20 anos, após a realização de procedimentos cirúrgicos, sem manifestações sistêmicas. Salienta-se a importância de se investigar sarcoidose em cicatrizes prévias, com alterações inflamatórias.Sarcoidosis is a systemic inflammatory disorder of unknown origin, in which non-caseating granulomas (small inflammatory nodules are found in the affected organs. Cutaneous involvement occurs in 25% of cases with a wide range of clinical presentation. The onset of scars is unsual although clinically characteristic of cutaneous sarcoidosis. Most patients with scar sarcoidosis have a systemic disease. It is reported the case of a 65 year-old woman that developed scar nodules 20 years after she had had surgical procedures without systemic manifestations. It is worth mentioning the importance of investigating sarcoidosis with inflammatory alterations in praevia scars.

  18. Entire lacrimal sac within the ethmoid sinus: outcomes of powered endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy

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    Ali MJ

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available Mohammad Javed Ali, Swati Singh, Milind N NaikInstitute of Dacryology, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India Background: The aim of this study was to report the outcomes of powered endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (PEnDCR in patients with lacrimal sac within the sinus.Materials and methods: Retrospective analysis was performed on all patients who underwent PEnDCR and were intraoperatively documented to have complete lacrimal sac in sinus. Data collected included demographics, clinical presentations, associated lacrimal and nasal anomalies, intraoperative findings, intraoperative guidance, complications, postoperative ostium behavior, and anatomical and functional success. A minimum follow-up of 6 months postsurgery was considered for final analysis.Results: A total of 17 eyes of 15 patients underwent PEnDCR using standard protocols, but with additional intraoperative guidance where required and careful maneuvering in the ethmoid sinus. The mean age of the patients was 37.2 (range 17–60 years. Of the unilateral cases, 69% (nine of 13 showed left-side predisposition; 80% of patients showed regurgitation on pressure over the lacrimal sac area. Associated lacrimal and nasal anomalies were observed in 13.3% (two of 15 and 40% (six of 15, respectively. At a mean follow-up of 6.6 months, anatomical and functional success were observed in 93.3% (14 of 15. One patient showed failure secondary to cicatricial closure of the ostium.Conclusion: An entire sac within an ethmoid sinus poses a surgical challenge. Good sinus-surgery training, thorough knowledge of endoscopic anatomy, careful maneuvering, and use of intraoperative navigation guidance result in good outcomes with PEnDCR.Keywords: lacrimal sac, ethmoid sinus, endoscopic, DCR

  19. A split mouth randomized controlled study to evaluate the adjunctive effect of platelet-rich fibrin to coronally advanced flap in Miller′s class-I and II recession defects

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    Rajan Padma

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: There are various techniques developed to treat the exposed roots, a recent innovation in dentistry is the use of second generation platelet concentrate which is an autologous platelet-rich fibrin gel (PRF with growth factors and cicatricial properties for root coverage procedures. Therefore, the present research was undertaken to study the additional benefits of PRF when used along with coronally advanced flap (CAF. Materials and Methods: Total of 15 systemically healthy subjects presenting bilateral isolated Miller′s class I and II recession were enrolled into the study. Each patient was randomly treated with a combination of CAF along with a platelet-rich fibrin (PRF membrane on the test site and CAF alone on the control site. Recession depth, clinical attachment level (CAL, and width of keratinized gingiva (WKG were compared with baseline at 1, 3, and 6 months between test and control sites. Results: Mean percentage root coverage in the test group after 1, 3, and 6 months was 34.58, 70.73, and 100, respectively. Differences between the control and test groups were statistically significant. This study also showed a statistically significant increase in WKG in the test group (2.94 ± 0.77 at baseline to 5.38 ± 1.67 at 6 months. Conclusion: CAF is a predictable treatment for isolated Miller′s class I and II recession defects. The addition of PRF membrane with CAF provides superior root coverage with additional benefits of gain in CAL and WKG at 6 months postoperatively.

  20. N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of stricture after circumferential endoscopic submucosal dissection of the esophagus: a randomized trial in a porcine model

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    Barret Maximilien

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Circumferential endoscopic submucosal dissection (CESD of the esophagus would allow for both the eradication of Barrett’s esophagus and its related complications, such as advanced neoplasia. However, such procedures generally induce inflammatory repair resulting in a fibrotic stricture. N-acetylcysteine (NAC is an antioxidant that has shown some efficacy against pulmonary and hepatic fibrosis. The aim of our study was to evaluate the benefit of NAC in the prevention of esophageal cicatricial stricture after CESD in a swine model. Animals and methods Two groups of six pigs each were subjected to general anesthesia and CESD: after randomization, a first group received an oral NAC treatment regimen of 100 mg/kg/day, initiated one week before the procedure, whereas a second group was followed without any prophylactic treatment. Follow-up endoscopies took place seven, fourteen, twenty-one, and twenty-eight days after CESD. Necropsy, histological assessment of esophageal inflammation, and fibrosis were performed on day 28. Results The median esophageal lumen diameter on day 21 (main judgment criterion was 4 mm (range 2 to 5 in group 1 and 3 mm (range 1 to 7 in group 2 (P = 0.95. No significant difference was observed between the two groups regarding clinical evaluation (time before onset of clinically significant esophageal obstruction, number of dilations, esophageal inflammation and fibrosis, or oxidative stress damage on immunohistochemistry. Conclusions Despite its antioxidant effect, systemic administration of NAC did not show significant benefit on esophageal fibrosis in our animal model of esophageal wound healing within the experimental conditions of this study. Since the administered doses were relatively high, it seems unlikely that NAC might be a valuable option for the prevention of post-endoscopic esophageal stricture.

  1. Uso de concentrados autólogos de plaquetas como terapia regenerativa de enfermedades crónicas del aparato musculoesquelético equino Use of autologous platelet concentrates as regenerative therapy for chronic diseases of the equine musculoskeletal system

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    JU Carmona

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Las plaquetas son fundamentales para la reparación tisular de las heridas, ya que secretan factores de crecimiento, los cuales inducen quimiotaxis, proliferación y diferenciación celular, neovascularización y producción de la matriz extracelular. Se ha propuesto el uso de concentrados autólogos de plaquetas (APCs para acelerar la cicatrización de heridas, disminuir la inflamación, estimular la capacidad regenerativa de los tejidos lesionados, disminuir la actividad fibroblástica y la producción de tejido cicatricial no-funcional. Los APCs pueden ser preparados mediante diferentes métodos. Cada método produce APCs de diferente calidad celular y molecular. Recientemente, se ha generado información básica y clínica que justifica el uso de APCs en caballos con enfermedades degenerativas del aparato musculoesquelético equino como la osteoartritis, tendinopatías y desmopatías.Platelets are of pivotal importance for wound healing since they release growth factors that in turns produce chemotaxis, both cellular proliferation and differentiation, angiogenesis, and extracellular matrix deposition. The use of autologous platelet concentrates (APCs has been proposed for accelerating wound healing, decreasing inflammation, to stimulate the regenerative capability of the injured tissues, to decrease the fibroblastic activity and to avoid the production of non functional scarring tissue. APCs could be obtained by several methods. Each method produces APCs of different both cellular and molecular quality. Recently, some basic and clinical information that justifies the usage of APCs for the treatment of degenerative musculoskeletal diseases in horses, such as osteoarthritis, tendinopathies and desmopathies has been published.

  2. Lichen planopilaris: Demographic, clinical and histopathological characteristics and treatment outcomes of 25 cases

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    Deren Özcan

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Background and Design: Lichen planopilaris (LPP is a type of cicatricial alopecia characterized by autoreactive lymphocytic destruction of the hair follicle. We aimed to evaluate the demographic, clinical and histopathological features, and treatment outcomes of patients with LPP. Materials and Methods: Medical reports of 25 patients, who have been diagnosed with LPP according to the clinical and histopathological findings between January 2006 and June 2012, were retrospectively reviewed. The transverse and vertical sections of scalp biopsy specimens were re-evaluated by a pathologist, and the findings were noted. Results: Of the 25 patients, 18 were female and 7 were male, the mean age was 49.8±12.4 years. Eighteen patients had been diagnosed with classic LPP and 7 patients with frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA. The alopecia has begun in postmenopausal period in 5 patients with FFA. Alopecia was associated with pruritus, pain and/or burning in 19 patients. Extra-scalp involvement was observed in 11 patients. The most common clinical findings were follicular hyperkeratosis (92%, perifollicular erythema (48%, perifollicular lichenoid papules, and positive hair-pull test (44%. Dermatoscopic examination was performed in 14 patients, and most commonly, absence of follicular openings (100%, perifollicular scales (92.9% and perifollicular erythema (50% were noted. The most common diagnostic histopathological findingsmwere follicular vacuolar and lichenoid degeneration (88% and vacuolar and lichenoid interface changes (56%. Twenty-three patients who were started on treatment received topical, intramuscular and intralesional corticosteroids, topical minoxidil, oral tetracycline, cyclosporine A, and hydroxychloroquine either alone or in combination. Progression of alopecia was prevented and the symptoms and/or signs were reduced in 12 (75% of 16 patients whose follow-up data were available. Conclusion: LPP can be diagnosed accurately through a detailed

  3. Preventive effects of chitosan on peritoneal adhesion in rats

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    Zhi-Liang Zhang; Si-Wei Xu; Xie-Lai Zhou

    2006-01-01

    AIM: To study the effects of chitosan gel and blending chiston/gelatin film on preventing peritoneal adhesion in rats.METHODS: SD rats were randomly divided into 2groups, group A treated with chitosan gel and group B with blending chiston/gelatin film. In group A, rats were randomly subdivided into 3 subgroups as groups A1,A2 and A3, and different methods were used to induce peritoneal adhesions at the dead end of vermiform process in each group as follows: Group A1 with trauma,A2 with talc powder and A3 with ligation of blood vessel.In each subgroup, rats were redivided into control group and experimental group whose treated vermiform processes were respectively coated with chitosan gel and normal saline immediately after the adhesioninduced treatments. In group B, all the rats received traumatic adhesion-induced treatments and then were randomly divided into 4 groups (groups B1, B2, B3, B4).Group B1 served as control group and were coated with normal saline in the vermiform processes immediately after the treatments, and groups B2, B3 and B4 with 100% chitosan film, chitosan film containing 10% gelatin and chiston film containing 50% gelatin, respectively.At 2 and 4 wk after the above treatments, half of the rats in each terminal group were belly opened, and the peritoneal adhesive situation was graded and histopathological changes were examined.RESULTS: (1) In group A, regarding peritoneal adhesion situation: At both 2 and 4 wk after the treatments, for groups A1 and A3, the adhesive grades of experimental groups were significantly lower than those of the control group (2 wk:H=4.305, P<0.05 for A1, H = 6.743, P< 0.01 for A3; 4 wk:H= 4.459, P < 0.05 for A1,H=4.493, P < 0.05 for A3). However, of group A2, there was no significant difference between the experimental and control groups (2 wk:H= 0.147, P > 0.05; 4 wk:H=1.240, P>0.05). Regarding pathological changes:In groups A1 and A3, the main pathological change was fibroplasia. In group A2, the main

  4. Carcinomas basocelulares: estudo clínico e anatomopatológico de 704 tumores Basal cell carcinomas: anatomopathological and clinical study of 704 tumors

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    Aurilene Monteiro Bandeira

    2003-02-01

    Full Text Available FUNDAMENTOS: Este é um estudo retrospectivo e anatomopatológico de 704 carcinomas basocelulares de 623 pacientes, diagnosticados no período de 1991 a 1996, no setor de Dermatopatologia da Clínica Dermatológica do Hospital das Clínicas da UFPE e em um laboratório privado de dermatopatologia da cidade do Recife. OBJETIVOS: Caracterizar aspectos clínicos e anatomopatológicos dos carcinomas basocelulares diagnosticados nos dois serviços da região de Pernambuco. MÉTODOS: Para o estudo clínico, os dados foram retirados dos prontuários e para o estudo anatomopatológico, macro e microscópicos, foram feitas revisão dos preparados histológicos. Para o crescimento vertical empregaram-se métodos baseados nas técnicas histoprognósticas de Clark e Breslow, aplicadas ao melanoma maligno. RESULTADOS: Clínicos: a maior incidência foi no sexo feminino (55,7%, faixa etária de 55 a 72 anos, tempo de evolução com variabilidade elevadíssima, desde um mês a 40 anos, e a cabeça foi a região topográfica mais freqüente (73,8%, principalmente nasal (21,1% e zigomática (18,5%. A forma nodular pigmentada (47,4% foi a mais encontrada e o tamanho das lesões independeu do tempo evolutivo. Histologicamente os padrões considerados baseados apenas nos arranjos parenquimais, foram os adenóide, compacto, fibroepitelial de Pinkus plexiforme, pseudocístico, reticulado, superficial e tricoepitelial, predominando o adenóide (28,3%. A média de crescimento foi em 2/3 da derme reticular (32,4%, e os tumores que mais se aprofundaram mostraram fibroplasia intensa. Houve concomitância de vários tipos celulares em um mesmo tumor e o pigmento melânico esteve mais presente nos tricoepitelioides. CONCLUSÃO: A fundamental importância da caracterização clínica e anatomopatológica dos carcinomas basocelulares destes serviços, sem diferenças muito significativas para os grupos e atenção para definições comportamentais e proposições ao relat

  5. Intralesional polysulphated glycosaminoglycan as treatment of equine collagenase induced tendinitis: clinical, ultrasonographic and histopathologic evaluation Polissulfato de glicosaminoglicanas no tratamento intralesional de tendinite induzida em eqüinos: avaliação clínica, ultra-sonográfica e histopatológica

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    S. Marxen

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available The effect of intratendineous injections of polysulphated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG as treatment of collagenase-induced tendonitis was studied. Two groups (GI and GII of five Arabian horses each, males and females, two to six year-old, were submitted to experimental tendinitis of the superficial digital flexor tendon of the left thoracic limb by intratendineous injection of 1.0ml of collagenase (2.5mg/ml. Seven days after the induced-lesions were created, the horses of GI received five intralesional injections of 1.0ml (125mg of PSGAG, every four days. Horses of GII received injections of saline in the same dose and rate. Clinical and ultrasonographic evaluations were performed periodically, during 150 days. All animals showed lameness, increased local pain, heat and swelling 24 hours after the injury was created. All signs, except to swelling, which remained visible by the end of the study, showed regression in all animals. Lesions of variable size, shape and position were evidenced by the ultrasonographic evaluation, reaching maximum severity between the seventh and the 23rd days. By the end of the study, the echogenicity grade ranged from 1 to 2, and the grade of fiber alignment from 0 to 2. The histopathologic analysis demonstrated repair areas with intense fibroplasia and neovascularization, collagen fibers poorly organized, and thickened hypercellular endotenon. The data of this study did not show significant differences between the treated and control groups, therefore leading to the conclusion that the intralesional injection of PSGAG did not have beneficial effects in the treatment of collagenase-induced tendinitis.Estudou-se o efeito de aplicações intratendíneas do polissulfato de glicosaminoglicanas (PSGAG no tratamento de tendinite induzida pela colagenase. Dois grupos (GI e GII de cinco eqüinos da raça Puro-Sangue Árabe, machos e fêmeas, com idades entre dois e seis anos, foram submetidos à tendinite do tendão flexor digital

  6. Fatores envolvidos na migração das endopróteses em pacientes submetidos ao tratamento endovascular do aneurisma da aorta abdominal Factors involved in the migration of endoprosthesis in patients undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair

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    Marcelo José de Almeida

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available A migração da endoprótese é complicação do tratamento endovascular definida como deslocamento da ancoragem inicial. Para avaliação da migração, verifica-se a posição da endoprótese em relação a determinada região anatômica. Considerando o aneurisma da aorta abdominal infrarrenal, a área proximal de referência consiste na origem da artéria renal mais baixa e, na região distal, situa-se nas artérias ilíacas internas. Os pacientes deverão ser monitorizados por longos períodos, a fim de serem identificadas migrações, visto que estas ocorrem normalmente após 2 anos de implante. Para evitar migrações, forças mecânicas que propiciam fixação, determinadas por características dos dispositivos e incorporação da endoprótese, devem predominar sobre forças gravitacionais e hemodinâmicas que tendem a arrastar a prótese no sentido caudal. Angulação, extensão e diâmetro do colo, além da medida transversa do saco aneurismático, são importantes aspectos morfológicos do aneurisma relacionados à migração. Com relação à técnica, não se recomenda implante de endopróteses com sobredimensionamento excessivo (> 30%, por provocar dilatação do colo do aneurisma, além de dobras e vazamentos proximais que também contribuem para a migração. Por outro lado, endopróteses com mecanismos adicionais de fixação (ganchos, farpas e fixação suprarrenal parecem apresentar menos migrações. O processo de incorporação das endopróteses ocorre parcialmente e parece não ser suficiente para impedir migrações tardias. Nesse sentido, estudos experimentais com endopróteses de maior porosidade e uso de substâncias que permitam maior fibroplasia e aderência da prótese à artéria vêm sendo realizados e parecem ser promissores. Esses aspectos serão discutidos nesta revisão.Migration of the endoprosthesis is defined as the misplacement of its initial fixation. To assess the migration, the position of the

  7. Healing activity of laser InGaAlP (660nm in rats Atividade cicatrizante do laser AlGaInP (660nm em ratos

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    Kelly Cristina Borges Tacon

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect the healing activity of diode laser Indium Gallium Aluminum Phosphorus (InGaAlP ë660nm on healing of surgical wounds in rats. METHODS: Fifty-four female Wistar rats were used, divided into three groups (n=18 and subdivided into three subgroups (n=6 to be studied in 5, 10 and 15th days after surgical procedures. The wound was induced in the dorsal-cervical using punch. The lesions were irradiated on alternate days with InGaAlP laser, the energy densities of 3J/cm² (L3 or 6J/cm² (L6. The control group received no irradiation. At 5, 10 and 15th days after surgery the animals were euthanized and the repair area was removed and histological sections were stained with hematoxylin-eosin and picrossírius. We evaluated macroscopic and histological lesions in the times cited, as well as morphometric analysis of angiogenesis and collagen content. RESULTS: The wound healing activity InGaAlP laser was evidenced by increased angiogenesis group L3 and L6 in relation to control group (CG at the 5th day (p=0.0001 and decreased polymorphonuclear infiltrate and hemorrhage (p=0.045 and p=0.07 respectively in the groups L3 and L6 in relation to control group (GC. On the 10 and 15th days was also observed in groups treated with laser L3 and L6 stimulation was pronounced fibroplasia (p=0.0003 and p=0.034 respectively when compared with the control group (CG. CONCLUSION: The InGaAlP laser acted positively on the healing of skin wounds in rats.OBJETIVO: Avaliar a atividade cicatrizante do laser diodo Alumínio Gálio Índio Fósforo (AlGaInP, ë660nm em feridas cutâneas induzida em ratos. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados 54 ratos Wistar, fêmeas, divididos em três grupos (n=18 e subdivididos em três subgrupos (n=6 animais para serem estudados no 5, 10 e 15º dias após o procedimento cirúrgico. A ferida foi induzida em região dorso-cervical utilizando punch. As lesões foram irradiadas em dias alternados com laser AlGaInP, nas

  8. 翼状胬肉纤维组织起源于间充质干细胞的证据%Evidence of pterygial fibrous tissues derived from mesenchymal stem cells

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    李永平; 朱哲; 张文忻; 刘琳; 粱丹

    2008-01-01

    inflammatory responses and chronic stimulation from external factors such as. sunlight and wind dust. Presently. there are various theories concerning the onset mechanism of pterygium, but these theories are not generally accepted.OBJECTIVE: To investigate histopathological chractefistics of pterygium and analyze the mulfipotent stem cell effects on the onset of pterygium DESIGN: An open experiment.SETTING: Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center of Sun Yat-sen University.MATERIALS: Experiments were performed at the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Sun Yat-sen University from September 2006 to January 2007. 218 pterygial paraffin specimens following clinical and pathological diagnosis were obtained from Pathology Lab of Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sea University.METHODS: Pterygial specimens harvested from clinical operations received morphology, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence under a confocal microscope.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Morphology of ptorygium and expressions of CD34, vimentin (VIM), smooth muscle acfin (SMA), S- 100 in pterygium.RESULTS: Changes in morphology: Fibroplasia and neovascularization were the main changes in pterygium. Fibroplasia wasdiverse in different regions, and two main phenomena were observed. First, the tissues arranged tightly like the scleral fiber.Secondly, in some loose region, some of spindle-shape, polygonal, asteroid fibroblast-like cells, arranging loosely, could be seen only. No apparent collagen fibers were identified between them. Immunohistochemistry were positive for CD34 in some region where the fibroblast actively proliferated, whereas fibrocytes in mature fibrous tissue were negatively stained.Immunohistochemisu'y was positive for VIM in a large fraction of fibrocytes, vascular endothelial cells, vessel wall and perithelial cells. SMA staining was positive in basophilous small blocks, spindle or irregular cell cluster. Of the 218 cases, 56 cases had smooth muscle. S-100 staining demonstrated that neurofilament protein

  9. Resection And Reconstructive-plastic Surgery In Treatment Of Extended And Multifocal Cicatrical Tracheal Stenosis

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    Otabek Eshonkhodjaev

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Background. Main issues of treatment of patients with cicatricial stenosis of trachea (CST are to increase its efficacy and safety, as well as to determine indications and contraindications for circular resection and reconstructive interventions on the trachea in patients with extended lesions of trachea, with stenoses involving subvocal cords part of larynx and well as multifocal narrowing of the trachea which could improve treatment results and quality of life of patients, to gain recovery and reduce disability and mortality.Material and methods. One hundred two patients aged from 11 to 62 years with CST were surgically treated. Stenotic site length in patients varied from 0,3 to 7 cm. Most frequently (64,2%, CST length of more than 2 cm was observed. In critical and decompensated stenosis with diameter of CST up to 5 mm with the threat of asphyxiation by the first stage we used endoscopic laser-and electric destruction of constriction followed by restricted zone bouging. If long-term rehabilitation was necessary and in case of absence of the conditions to the implementation of circular tracheal resection, we used tracheal stents. Circular resection of the trachea was performed in 24 patients. In case of contraindications, 28 patients underwent reconstructive plastic surgery with dissection the stenosis, excision of scar tissue and formation of trachea lumen in T-tube. After removing T-tube plasty of anterior tracheal wall and of soft tissues of the neck defects was performed using local tissues and grafts with microsurgical techniques.Results. Long-term results of treatment evaluated and studied in a period of 6 months to 5 years in 89 (87.3% patients. 13 patients continues to one of the stages of complex treatment. Еhe patients are under dynamic endoscopic control. Good results were achieved in the treatment of 71 patients (79.8%, satisfactory - in 12 (13.4%, unsatisfactory results in 6 (6.7% patients.Conclusions. 1. Patients with CST

  10. Fixação esquelética externa tipo Ia (unilateral-uniplanar para osteossíntese diafisária de úmero em pombos domésticos (Columba livia Type Ia (unilateral-uniplanar external Skeletal fixation for treatment of humeral diaphysis fracture in domestic pigeons (Columba livia

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    Alessandro Moraes Leotte

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available Das várias patologias que podem acometer as aves, são mais freqüentes as fraturas de ossos longos das asas e dos membros pélvicos. Este experimento teve como objetivo observar, por meio de exames clínicos, histológicos e radiográficos, a resposta cicatricial óssea ao uso do fixador externo tipo Ia (unilateral-uniplanar na redução aberta de fratura diafisária, de úmero em pombos domésticos (Columba livia. Foram estudados 14 pombos com peso variando entre 290 e 420 gramas. A fratura foi realizada na diáfise do úmero direito e, logo após, estabilizada com aparelho de fixação externa tipo Ia, utilizando-se, como barra de fixação, o acrílico autopolimerizável. O tempo médio para o completo desaparecimento da linha de fratura foi de 28±6,44 dias e para formação de calo ósseo, 17±3,26 dias. As aves, mesmo com o aparelho de fixação, retornaram ao vôo aos 28±1,2 dias, exceto uma que não recuperou a capacidade de vôo. A técnica de fixação externa demonstrou ser eficaz para o tratamento de fraturas diafisárias de úmero em pombos domésticos.Among the various pathologies that can inflict birds, the long bones fractures of the wings, and pelvic members are more commom. Fourteeen domestic pigeons (Columba livia weighing 290 to 420g, were submitted to open reduction of humeral diaphysis fracture with external fixator type Ia (unilateral-uniplanar in order to evaluate the clinical, histological and radiographic evolution of the bone healing. The external fixator device was stabilized with methilmetacrylate acrylic. The average time necessary to the complete disappearance of the fracture line by radiographic evaluation was 28±6.44 days. The bone callus was identified at 17±3.26 postoperative days. The birds returned to flying in 28±1.2 days yet with the fixation device and only one did not recovere the flying abillity. The external fixation technique is an efficient method to treat diaphiseal humeral fracture in domestic

  11. Influência da textura superficial dos implantes = Texture of the titanium implant surfaces

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    Nagem Filho, Halim

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Dentre as várias características dos implantes a topografia da superfície é reconhecida como fator capaz de alterar a resposta das células dos tecidos adjacentes modificando a migração, inserção, proliferação e síntese de colágeno no local, determinando assim o tipo de tecido que será obtido na interface osso-implante e sua integração. Graças aos diferentes tipos de tratamentos tornou-se possível obter várias formas de caracterização da superfície facilitando a compreensão dos padrões de formação óssea, comportamento das células e até mesmo prever o tipo cicatricial que será obtido a partir da conformação dos tecidos adjacentes às superfícies dos implantes. Superfície de titânio com a rugosidade e microestrutura complexa aumenta a osseointegração no contato osso e implante, eleva a força de torque de remoção in vivo e a diferenciação in vitro dos osteoblastos induzidos pela função de rugosidade e topografia na osseointegração. Em superfícies de implantes tratadas com plasma de titânio (TPS, jateadas com areia e tratadas com ácido (SLA os resultados demonstraram que tanto a rugosidade como o tratamento químico das superfícies pode influenciar bastante a força superficial de cisalhamento (resistência oferecida à remoção. Estas características da superfície do titânio, além de otimizar o procedimento, podem ainda, por exemplo, permitir a colocação dos implantes em função mais precocemente e ampliar a gama de aplicações possíveis para osso alveolar de densidade inferior ou favorecer sua aplicação em osso regenerado

  12. Dilatação esofágica endoscópica associada ao uso de triancinolona intramural em cadela com estenose de esôfago após ovariohisterectomia eletiva

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    Marília Teresa de Oliveira

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available A estenose esofágica adquirida ocorre normalmente em função de uma esofagite severa, resultando em processo cicatricial com proliferação de tecido fibroso. Entre as causas, encontra-se o refluxo gastroesofágico em animais anestesiados. O presente trabalho objetiva relatar o tratamento de estenose esofágica em uma cadela por dilatações luminais endoscópicas, associadas ao uso de triancinolona intralesional. Um canino, SRD, foi atendido com a queixa de regurgitação e emagrecimento progressivo. Esses sinais surgiram após a realização de OVH videolaparoscópica eletiva, durante a qual a paciente apresentou regurgitação no transoperatório. Com base no exame clínico e nos achados endoscópicos, foi possível confirmar o diagnóstico de estenose no terço final do esôfago cervical. Após o diagnóstico definitivo, iniciou-se o tratamento com dilatações esofágicas intraluminais endoscópicas e administração intralesional de triancinolona. Esse procedimento foi repetido uma vez por semana, durante quatro semanas. A quinta dilatação ocorreu após 14 dias da quarta dilatação. O paciente teve alta hospitalar após sete dias da quinta e última seção de dilatação esofágica e aplicação de triancinolona, não apresentando mais episódios de regurgitação, mesmo ao se alimentar com ração seca sem plano inclinado. Conclui-se que as dilatações esofágicas associadas ao uso de triancinolona intralesional foram efetivas no tratamento de estenose de esôfago no presente caso.

  13. Líquido amniótico tópico: uma potencial nova alternativa para doenças da superfície ocular Topical amniotic fluid: a potential new alternative for ocular surface diseases

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    Guilherme Goulart Quinto

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available O líquido amniótico banha o feto durante a vida intra-uterina e está em contato permanente com a superfície ocular durante este importante período do desenvolvimento. Ele contém uma série de fatores de crescimento que podem ter diversos efeitos sobre o processo cicatricial. Estes fatores aceleram a recuperação da sensibilidade corneana e regeneração nervosa após procedimentos cerato-refrativos, além de controlar a formação de cicatriz e o equilíbrio da superfície ocular após sua aplicação tópica. Centenas de diferentes proteínas têm sido identificadas no líquido amniótico humano e o papel de cada uma continua desconhecido. Os resultados obtidos até o momento sobre a aplicação de líquido amniótico em doenças de superfície ocular sugerem uma terapia promissora. Pesquisas estão sendo realizadas para identificar os efeitos dos fatores específicos do líquido amniótico sobre a inflamação ocular. O objetivo desta revisão é relatar as propriedades e utilizações atuais do líquido amniótico, bem como apresentar os recentes estudos relacionados ao uso deste líquido e doenças da superfície ocular.Amniotic fluid bathes the fetus during intrauterine life and is in permanent contact with the fetal ocular surface in this important period of development. It contains a series of growth factors that may have multiple effects on the wound healing process. These factors are thought to accelerate the recovery of corneal sensitivity and nerve regeneration after keratorefractive procedures, and also may control scar formation and balance the ocular surface after topical application. Hundreds of different proteins have been identified in the human amniotic fluid, and the role of each still not quite understood. The outcomes obtained so far with amniotic fluid application to ocular surface diseases suggest a promising therapy. Research is underway to identify the effects of specific factors of the amniotic fluid in ocular

  14. Arcabouço biorreabsorvível como substituto dérmico.

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    Lenon Cardoso

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available Introdução: O uso de polímeros biorreabsorvíveis é uma realidade nos procedimentos médicos. Eles representam uma alternativa viável para casos em que a regeneração tecidual é comprometida, pois são biocompatíveis. Desta forma, podem ser utilizados sob a forma de membranas para sustentar e guiar o crescimento celular, através do processo de reparação tecidual. Objetivo: Avaliação da eficiência de uma membrana biorreabsorvível porosa de PL-co- DLA-co-TMC como substituto dérmico associada ao enxerto cutâneo parcial em ratos Wistar. Metodologia: Criou-se um defeito de 1,5x1,5 cm no dorso de 40 animais, divididos em grupo controle, cujo defeito foi preenchido com enxerto de pele parcial, e em grupo tratado, nos quais foi implantada a membrana associada relação ao controle, e presença de anexos cutâneos, sugerindo que houve integração parcial do enxerto promovendo melhor aspecto cicatricial. O enxerto de pele ao enxerto. Os animais foram sacrificados 7 e 60 dias após o procedimento para análise macroscópica e microscópica. Resultados: O polímero se mostrou biocompatível, permitindo melhor regeneração da derme e menor contração desta estrutura, como ocorre em uma cicatrização por segunda intenção. O grupo tratado apresentou derme mais espessa e mais ampla em atuou como um curativo biológico protegendo a ferida. Conclusão: O material se mostrou apto a atuar como substituto dérmico. Novos estudos devem ser conduzidos para aprimoramento da metodologia do procedimento cirúrgico.

  15. NURSING OF SCAR BALDNESS TREATED WITH SCALP EXPANDING%头皮扩张术治疗瘢痕性秃发的护理

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    莫惠霞; 吕炎英; 陆桂花; 梁银连; 何红梅; 廖倩芳

    2009-01-01

    目的 探讨头皮扩张术治疗瘢痕性秃发的围手术期护理,防止并发症,确保治疗取得成功.方法 对12例烧伤后头皮瘢痕性秃发行皮肤扩张器埋置术的患者,加强心理护理,充分做好术前准备,术后密切观察扩张器埋置部位皮瓣的血运情况,加强引流管道的护理,保持引流液管道通畅,防止并发症的发生.结果 12例患者全部扩张皮瓣成活,手术成功.扩张后的头皮软组织修复瘢痕性秃发效果满意.结论 密切观察扩张器埋置皮瓣的血运情况及细心做好引流管道的护理是头皮扩术治疗瘢痕性秃发成功的关键.%Objective To explore the peri-operative nursing to patients of scar baldness treated with scalp expanding, to make sure the operation go on successfully, preventing complications.Methods Enhancing psychological nursing to 12 cases with scalp cicatricial baldness following burn which have had the skin expander embedded operation, well preparation before operation and close observation of blood supply situation of the flap where skin expander was embedded, good nursing care for draining tract, keeping fluid drainage tube patency, preventing complications.Results The expanded flap of all patients of the 12 cases had survived.The operations was successful.The repairing effects of expanded scalp soft tissue on scar baldness were satisfactory.Conclusion Close observation of blood supply of the flap where expander was embedded and good nursing care for draining tract are the keys to the success of scalp expander embedment operation and repair of scar baldness.

  16. Efeito do diclofenaco de sódio na cicatrização da parede abdominal de ratos. Estudo histopatológico, da força de ruptura e do colágeno tecidual

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    Minossi José Guilherme

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available Com o objetivo de estudar os efeitos do diclofenaco sódico sobre a cicatrização da parede abdominal de ratos, foram utilizados 80 animais da linhagem Wistar divididos em dois grupos: Grupo 1: formado por 40 animais submetidos à laparotomia mediana e à injeção intramuscular de soro fisiológico durante quatro dias. Grupo 2: formado por 40 animais submetidos à laparotomia mediana e à injeção intramuscular de diclofenaco sódico durante quatro dias. Animais de ambos os grupos foram analisados no 5°, 7°, 14° e 21° dias de pós-operatório, correspondendo, respectivamente à M1, M2, M3 e M4. Em cada momento foram estudados 10 animais e os parâmetros analisados foram a evolução clínica, a força de ruptura, estudo histológico e o conteúdo de colágeno tecidual da parede abdominal. Os animais do grupo tratado apresentaram como complicações, deiscência e/ou hérnia incisional, perda ponderal e taxa de mortalidade, complicações estas não evidenciadas no grupo controle. Observamos também neste grupo, diminuição da força de ruptura no 7° e 14° dia de pós-operatório e diminuição da concentração de colágeno tecidual no 5°, 7° e 14° dia de pós-operatório. Ambos os parâmetros retornaram a valores normais no 21° dia de pós-operatório. Quanto ao estudo histológico, concluímos que a cicatriz da parede abdominal dos animais tratados com D.S. apresentam retardo do processo cicatricial em relação aos seus controles, caracterizado por uma menor fibrogênese, menor densidade de fibras colágenas, além de um número maior de complicações, como microabscessos, em torno dos fios de sutura.

  17. EFEITO DO DICLOFENACO DE SÓDIO NA CICATRIZAÇÃO DA PAREDE ABDOMINAL DE RATOS

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    JOÃO RICARDO F. TOGNINI

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    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o efeito do diclofenaco de sódio na cicatrização da parede abdominal de ratos. Foram utilizados 40 (quarenta ratos machos Wistar, submetidos a laparotomia com técnica padronizada, distribuidos em dois grupos, um grupo controle e outro onde se administrou o diclofenaco de sódio - 3 mg/kg/dia, via intramuscular durante 4 (quatro dias consecutivos. Ao sétimo e ao décimo quarto dias de pós operatório, respectivamente, fora realizada a eutanásia, retirando-se a camada músculo-facial abdominal envolvendo a cicatriz operatória para a realização do estudo histológico. Os segmentos foram corados por Hematoxilina-Eosina e Picrosirius Red F3BA, sendo feita observação qualitativa do processo cicatricial e quantitativa do colágeno. Os resultados encontrados foram analisados estatisticamente. Concluiu-se que a cicatriz da parede abdominal de rato tratado com o diclofenaco de sódio apresenta menor quantidade de fibras colágenas no 7° e 14° dias de pós-operatório, quando comparado a animal do grupo controle.The aim of the experiment was to do a valuation of the effect of the sodium diclofenac on the collagenous sinthesis in abdominal wall healing. It was used 40 male Wistar rats to do longitudinal laparotomies with a standardized technique, divided into 2 groups: One without the drug (control group and another group wich were administrated sodium diclofenac (3mg/kg every day for 4 days. In the 7th and 14th postoperative day, 10 animals of each group were submitted to euthanasia and the front abdominal wall involving the scar was removed to be prepared to hystological analysis. The segments were prepared with Hematoxilyn-Eosin and Picrosirius Red F3BA, in order to do either a general view of healing process or a quantitative valuation of collagenous. The resultant data were submitted to statistical analysis. It was conclued that the abdominal wall scar in rats treated with sodium diclofenac had less

  18. Choroidal neovascularization associated with sympathetic ophthalmia: case report Neovascularização coroidiana associada à oftalmia simpática: relato de caso

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    Raul Nunes Galvarro Vianna

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available A 7-year-old boy with sympathetic ophthalmia secondary to penetrating ocular trauma developed choroidal neovascularization in the macular region of the sympathizing eye. Posterior segment biomicroscopy disclosed a single, round, small, slightly elevated yellow-white lesion temporal to the fovea, linked to the temporal edge of the optic disc by a fibrotic band. On fluorescein angiography the round lesion showed a gradual hyperfluorescence, with late staining and leakage, and was interpreted as a fibrovascular scar from previous choroidal neovascularization. Despite intense immunosuppressive therapy, the patient's final visual acuity was 20/400. Although rarely associated with sympathetic ophthalmia, choroidal neovascularization and its cicatricial stages can occur and compromise the visual prognosis of an already debilitated eye. The best course of treatment for choroidal neovascularization in these types of cases has not yet been determined.Paciente com oftalmia simpática (OS desenvolveu neovascularização coroidiana (NVC na região macular do olho simpatizado. A biomicroscopia do segmento posterior do olho afetado revelou uma pequena lesão branco-amarelada, discretamente elevada, localizada na região temporal à fóvea. Uma banda fibrosa ligava o disco óptico à lesão foveal. À angiografia fluoresceínica, a lesão revelou hiperfluorescência progressiva, com impregnação e extravazamento tardio do corante, achados esses característicos de uma cicatriz fibrovascular. Apesar de intenso tratamento com medicação imunossupressora, a acuidade visual final do paciente foi de 20/400. Embora raramente associada à oftalmia simpática a neovascularização coroidiana pode ocorrer e comprometer o prognóstico visual de um olho já debilitado. A melhor opção para o tratamento da neovascularização coroidiana em casos de oftalmia simpática ainda não está determinada.

  19. Avaliação da resposta tecidual a hidrogéis injetáveis – análise in vivo

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    Newton Maciel de Oliveira

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available A Medicina Regenerativa e Reparativa visa restaurar e regenerar tecidos humanos a fim de retornarem às suas funções normais, para isso objetivo utilizam-se biomateriais que simulem as características da matriz extracelular original. Nessa classe de materiais há o aumento do uso de biomateriais biorreabsorvíveis em detrimento dos bioestáveis, destacando-se os hidrogéis. Esses polímeros essencialmente hidrofílicos apresentam características fundamentais nas aplicações regenerativas, pois têm alto grau de biocompatibilidade, variedade de formatos possíveis e manutenção da fisiologia celular. Este estudo visou compreender a reação histológica e celular e degradação do hidrogel de injetável e termossensível in vivo. Para isso este hidrogel foi implantado por via injetável no tecido subcutâneo do dorso de 20 ratos Wistar divididos em grupos de 4 animais. Posterior aos períodos de 1, 3, 5, 7 e 14 dias foi realizado o sacrifício e processamento do material para análise de imagens e histológica. Em análise histológica observou-se infiltrado inflamatório perilesional de macrófagos contendo grânulos negros em seu citoplasma com gradual diminuição dessa celularidade nos tempos maiores, neovascularização em regiões adjacentes, formação de cavidades no sítio de implante, biocompatibilidade em relação ao tecido conjuntivo adjacente, integração com o tecido por lâmina inflamatório-cicatricial e tempo de degradação do hidrogel no período entre 7 a 14. O hidrogel pode ser aplicado na distribuição localizada de fármacos e fatores de crescimento/diferenciação dada sua característica de compartimentalização e neovascularização.

  20. AUTOIMMUNE BASEMENT MEMBRANE AND SUBEPIDERMAL BLISTERING DISEASES

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    Ana Maria Abreu Velez

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    Full Text Available Autoimmune mucocutaneous blistering diseases (ABDs represent a group of conditions that manifest with blisters on the skin and/or mucous membranes. Bullous pemphigoid (BP is the most common autoimmune mucocutaneous blistering disease. In BP, the location of the blisters is subepidermal and the oral involvement is rare. Variants of BP have been described, including pemphigoid vegetans; however, this disease is not completely characterized. The majority of ABDs have blisters and/or vesicles, that are often pruritic, and manifest autoantibodies to diverse proteins. These proteins include 1 hemidesmosomal plaque proteins(ie, BP230, plectins, 2 transmembrane proteins such as BP180 and α6β4-integrin, which are connected via laminin 332 to type VII collagen and 3 currently uncharacterized 105 kDa and 200 kDa molecules. Other ABDs include drug-induced linear IgA disease, bullous systemic lupus erythematosus (BSLE, dermatitis herpetiformis (DH, cicatricial pemphigoid (CP; also termed mucous membrane pemphigoid, lichen planus pemphigoides (LPP, pemphigoid gestationis (PG, herpes gestationis(HG, chronic bullous dermatosis of childhood (CBDC and the localized forms of CP, such as Brunsting-Perry pemphigoid. The diagnosis of ABDs requires clinical data; skin biopsies (in 10% buffered formalin for hematoxylin and eosin (H&E examination and skin biopsies(in Michel’s transport medium for direct immunofluorescence (DIF. In many ABDs, the histopathologic findings demonstrate a subepidermal vesicle or bulla with a luminal inflammatory infiltrate of neutrophils, eosinophils and/or lymphocytes. In many ABDs, an extensive perivascular and interstitial inflammatory infiltrate is also noted subjacent to the blister in the upper dermis. Normal skin adjacent to an ABD plaque is often excellent for DIF results. Many ABD biopsies reveal autoantibody deposition at the lesional basement membrane zone (BMZ; IgG, IgM, IgA, other immunoglobulins, complement components and

  1. Minilaparoscopic cholecystectomy a one year record.

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    Di Bartolomeo, Nicola; Mascioli, Federico; Ciampaglia, Franco

    2015-01-01

    trattati con tecnica minilaparoscopica. Anche il risultato estetico è stato migliore per l’inferiore lunghezza delle cicatrici residue. Le complicanze post-operatorie, seppur di scarsa entità, non sono risultate correlate alla metodica. La tecnica minilaparoscopica può quindi considerarsi sicura ed in grado di garantire risultati clinici sovrapponibili alla laparoscopia tradizionale purchè eseguita da laparoscopisti esperti. Inoltre riteniamo che questa metodica, con le sue difficoltà tecniche, possa avere la funzione di training per la preparazione dei chirurghi ad interventi di laparoscopia avanzata.

  2. Pathogenesis of hepatic septal fibrosis associated with Capillaria hepatica infection of rats Patogenia da fibrose septal hepática associada com a infecção por Capillaria hepatica em ratos

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    Antônio Benigno dos Santos

    2001-12-01

    Full Text Available Septal fibrosis is a common form of hepatic fibrosis, but its etiology and pathogenesis are poorly understood. Rats infected with the helminth Capillaria hepatica constitute a good experimental model of such fibrosis. To investigate the pathogenetic contribution of the several parasitic factors involved, the following procedures were performed in rats: a regarding the role of eggs, these were isolated and injected either into the peritoneal cavity or directly into the liver parenchyma; b for worms alone, 15-day-old infection was treated with mebendazole, killing the parasites before oviposition started; c for both eggs and worms, rats at the 30th day of infection were treated with either mebendazole or ivermectin. Eggs only originated focal fibrosis from cicatricial granulomas, but no septal fibrosis. Worms alone induced a mild degree of perifocal septal fibrosis. Systematized septal fibrosis of the liver, similar to that observed in the infected controls, occurred only in the rats treated with mebendazole or ivermectin, with dead worms and immature eggs in their livers. Thus, future search for fibrogenic factors associated with C. hepatica infection in rats should consider lesions with both eggs and worms.A fibrose septal é uma forma comum de fibrose hepática, mas a sua etiologia e patogenia são ainda desconhecidas. Os ratos infectados com o verme Capillaria hepatica representam um bom modelo experimental para tal fibrose. Para verificar a contribuição de cada fator parasitário na patogenia, os seguintes experimentos foram realizados em ratos: a para testar o papel dos ovos, estes foram isolados e injetados seja na cavidade peritoneal ou no interior do parênquima hepático; b para verificar o papel dos vermes, foram tratados com mebendazol, ratos infectados aos 15 dias da inoculação; c para o papel de ovos e vermes conjuntamente, os ratos com infecção de 30 dias foram tratados com mebendazol ou ivermectina. Os ovos injetados no f

  3. A bumblefoot outbreak and fatal septicemia in captive aquatic birds in Brazil Surto de esparavão e septicemia fatal em aves aquáticas cativas no Brasil

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    Marcus Vinícius Romero Marques

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available A bumblefoot outbreak with different prognosis according to host species was studied in captive aquatic avian species. Six wood ducks (Aix sponsa, three scarlet-ibis (Eudocimus ruber, two black-swans (Cygnus atratus, five white-faced ducks (Dendrocygna viduata and two roseate spoonbills (Platalea ajaja were kept in a common pen with abrasive pavement pond margin, predisposing to podal skin wear. Incoordination and mortality occurred in the two roseate spoonbils and one black swan. Coagulase-positive penicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from the synovial fluid and from the liver. All birds sharing the pen presented active or cicatricial foot lesions, indicating a possible challenge to the environmental Staphylococci. However, except for the roseate spoonbill and the black swan, which had fatal disease, for all other species the case did not evolve to a clinically debilitating or fatal disease. The different susceptibility to a fatal Staphylococcus aureus coagulase positive infection is discussed.Este trabalho relata um surto de esparavão em aves aquáticas cativas com prognóstico variado conforme a espécie de ave. Foram examinados um marreco carolina (Aix sponsa, três guarás (íbis vermelha (Eudocimus ruber, dois cisnes negros (Cygnus atratus, cinco marrecas piadeiras (Dendrocygna viduata e dois colhereiros (Platalea ajaja mantidos em recinto comunitário, em cativeiro e em criatório. No recinto, a piscina é margeada por borda de cimento abrasivo que possibilita a abrasão da pele podal. Todas as aves apresentaram erosões da pele na face de apoio dos pés, indicando fator predisponente (erosão similar e possível semelhante desafio infeccioso. Entretanto, incoordenação e mortalidade ocorreram em colhereiros e no cisne negro, mas não nas outras espécies. Staphylococcus aureus coagulase positivo e resistente à penicilina foi isolado do líquido sinovial e do fígado das aves recém-mortas e conservadas em geladeira

  4. Síntese da parede abdominal: avaliação de dois tipos de sutura contínua em ratos

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    Loureiro Vanessa Medeiros

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Comparar a sutura simples contínua e a sutura contínua em oito vertical no fechamento da parede abdominal de ratos. MÉTODOS: Quarenta e oito ratos machos Wistar, foram submetidos a laparotomia padronizada e fechamento da parede abdominal com sutura simples contínua (n=24 e sutura contínua em oito-vertical (n=24, com fio de polipropileno. No 7° e 14° pós-operatório foram submetidos a eutanásia 12 animais de cada grupo e deles retirados a camada músculo-aponevrótica da parede abdominal envolvendo a cicatriz operatória e preparados para exames histológico e imunohistoquímico. Os segmentos levados ao exame histológico foram corados por Hematoxilina-eosina sendo feita observação qualitativa do processo cicatricial e Picrosirius red F3BA, para avaliação quantitativa do colágeno. Também foram estudadas as porcentagens de macrófagos na linha de sutura por imunohistoquímica. Para a quantificação de macrófagos e fibras colágenas foi utilizado avaliação histológica por digitalização de imagem, baseados nos princípios de espectrofotometria. Os dados encontrados foram analisados estatisticamente pelos testes qui-quadrado, exato de Fisher e Mann-Whitney (p< 0,05. RESULTADOS: A análise qualitativa, nos parâmetros necrose, fibrose, neovascularização, presença de abscesso, reação de corpo estranho e coaptação das bordas de sutura, não mostrou dados significantes nos dois grupos aos 7 ou 14 dias. A porcentagem de fibras colágenas foi significantemente maior, apenas no 7° dia, na sutura contínua em oito-vertical. A porcentagem de macrófagos mostrou-se significantemente maior na sutura simples contínua no 7º. dia. CONCLUSÃO : No 7° dia de pós-operatório a parede abdominal suturada em oito vertical apresenta significantemente, maior quantidade de fibras colágenas e menor quantidade de macrófagos do que a suturada por técnica contínua. Aos 14 dias de observação as suturas mostraram

  5. Diagnostic and interventional radiology in the post-operative period and follow-up of patients after rectal resection with coloanal anastomosis

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    Severini, A.; Civelli, E.M.; Uslenghi, E.; Cozzi, G.; Salvetti, M.; Milella, M. [Department of Radiology, National Cancer Institute of Milan, via Venezian 1, I-23100 Milan (Italy); Gallino, G.; Bonfanti, G.; Belli, F.; Leo, E. [Department of Surgery, National Cancer Institute of Milan, via Venezian 1, I-23100 Milan (Italy)

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    was cured in 1 week. In 36 cases of cicatricial stenosis, 17 at the coloanal anastomosis and 19 at the pouch, radiological examination always detected the lesion, correctly defining its anatomical characteristics, nature and extension. Of the 19 cases of stenosis treated radiologically, 15 recovered an adequate intestinal calibre for normal evacuation. During follow-up of the 175 patients operated on, 21 cases of recurrence were detected. Radiological examination was requested as the first investigation in only one of these cases, for a patient with subocclusion. Radiological investigations in patients who have undergone coloanal anastomosis are of real diagnostic value in the immediate post-operative period, during closure of the protective colostomy and in the follow-up of symptomatic recanalized patients. (orig.)

  6. Comparação entre hidroxiapatita porosa de coral e enxerto ósseo autógeno em coelhos

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    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available A transplantação de osso autógeno continua sendo usada com sucesso, apesar das limitações que apresenta, principalmente no que se refere à morbidade aumentada, operações adicionais e aumento do custo. O objetivo desta pesquisa foi verificar a integração da hidroxiapatita porosa de coral como alternativa biológica, em forma de cerâmica, para substituir o enxerto ósseo autógeno. Foram utilizados 42 coelhos albinos (Nova Zelândia, submetidos a defeito padrão em 84 côndilos femorais, e implantação aleatória, em cada lado, de enxerto ósseo autógeno ou hidroxiapatita porosa. Foram avaliados os aspectos da evolução clínica diária dos animais. Após duas, quatro e doze semanas, grupos de 14 animais foram sacrificados e feita a avaliação radiológica e macroscópica da integração dos enxertos. Peças das regiões operadas foram colhidas para estudo histológico dessa integração. Os resultados macroscópicos mostraram que a integridade óssea, coloração, cicatrização da cortical e mobilidade dos implantes não foram estatisticamente significantes para os dois tipos de enxertos, nos diferentes tempos de observação. A diferença de uma progressiva e melhor integração dos enxertos ocorreu apenas quando se compararam os três tempos de observação, e foi considerada como conseqüência direta da evolução natural do processo cicatricial. Os parâmetros radiológicos de integração seguiram o mesmo padrão dos achados macroscópicos. Os achados microscópicos mostraram que o aparecimento de tecido ósseo maduro é retardado nos enxertos de hidroxiapatita com a ocorrência de cavidades císticas. Concluiu-se que a hidroxiapatita porosa de coral foi um substituto adequado ao enxerto ósseo autógeno em coelhos.

  7. Avaliação da interação biológica entre compósito de quitosana, colágeno e hidroxiapatita e tecido ósseo ovino

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    G.M. Marcondes

    Full Text Available RESUMO As lesões em membros de grandes animais são um desafio para médicos veterinários, uma vez que somente a osteossíntese não garante resultados satisfatórios. Muitos pesquisadores vêm se dedicando ao desenvolvimento e estudo de substitutos ósseos produzidos de materiais naturais, como quitosana, colágeno e hidroxiapatita, que auxiliam na regeneração óssea. Seis ovinos fêmeas da raça Santa Inês foram submetidos a ostectomias unicorticais de sete milímetros de diâmetro na região proximal da superfície dorsomedial dos III/IV metacarpianos. Foi implantado compósito de quitosana, colágeno e hidroxiapatita em um membro torácico para avaliação da biocompatibilidade do material ao tecido ósseo ovino, e no membro contralateral foi reproduzida a mesma técnica, porém foi mantido sem preenchimento, como controle. Após 60 dias do procedimento cirúrgico, realizou-se biópsia óssea na área de interface entre biomaterial/osso (membro com compósito e tecido neoformado/osso (membro controle, para realização de avaliação histológica do material não descalcificado, por meio de microscopia de luz e microscopia eletrônica de varredura. Na análise histomorfométrica, mediante microscopia de luz, foi possível identificar maior porcentagem de tecido neoformado em membro controle, quando comparado ao membro com compósito (80% e 63,5%, respectivamente; P<0,05. Por meio da microscopia eletrônica de varredura, observou-se invasão da estrutura interna do compósito por tecido ósseo neoformado. Não houve formação de tecido cicatricial, reação de corpo estranho ou resposta inflamatória crônica nas amostras analisadas. Conclui-se que o compósito de quitosana, colágeno e hidroxiapatita, quando implantado em tecido ósseo ovino, apresenta biocompatibilidade e perfil osteocondutor.

  8. Clinical Analysis of the Maternal and Infant Outcomes of Vaginal Delivery After Labor Induced Labor in the Uterine Scar Pregnancy%瘢痕子宫足月妊娠人工引产后阴道分娩的母婴结局临床分析

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    刘春枝

    2015-01-01

    目的:探讨和研究瘢痕子宫缩宫素滴注引产分娩的母婴结局。方法选取适合行缩宫素滴注引产的瘢痕子宫妊娠孕妇77例为观察组,同期行缩宫素滴注引产的非瘢痕子宫妊娠孕妇212例为对照组。比较两组孕妇的一般情况、引产情况及母儿结局的差异。结果瘢痕子宫孕妇引产后阴道试产与非瘢痕子宫孕妇会阴切开率、引产天数及产程时间比较差异无统计学意义(P>0.05)。两组新生儿出生体重、新生儿窒息率及妊娠并发症比较,差异均无统计学意义(P>0.05)。结论瘢痕子宫与非瘢痕子宫缩宫素滴注引产分娩的母婴结局差异无统计学意义。%Objective To study and research of scar uterus oxytocin drip induced labor delivery and outcomes.Methods 77 cases of uterine pregnancy induced by oxytocin infusion were selected as the observation group, and 212 cases of pregnancy induced by oxytocin infusion during the same period were the control group. Compare two groups of pregnant women in general and induced labor conditions and the difference in outcomes.ResultsScar uterus pregnant women after induced labor vaginal trial production with the scar uterus pregnant women perineum incision rate, days induced labor and labor time comparison difference has no statistical significance (P>0.05). Two groups of neonatal birth weight, and pregnancy complications, neonatal asphyxia rate differences had no statistical significance (P>0.05).Conclusion Cicatricial uterus with scar uterus oxytocin drip induced labor birth there was no statistically signiifcant difference and outcomes.

  9. Tamponamento das lesões hepáticas transfixantes com colágeno tipo I

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    Mantovani Mario

    1998-01-01

    Full Text Available Nos últimos seis anos temos utilizado o balão de SANGESTAKEN-BLACKMORE para o tamponamento de lesões transfixantes hepáticas. Para substituir este corpo estranho, consideramos o uso de colágeno tipo I produzido na UNICAMP, o qual pode ser injetado e moldado ocupando toda a área lesada e o trajeto anfractuoso ou irregular. Desta forma, pode-se conseguir um tamponamento completo, coibindo a hemorragia e sustando a perda de bile. O colágeno será posteriormente reabsorvido não funcionando como corpo estranho. Vinte cães foram submetidos a lesão transfixante na região central do fígado, procurando simular uma lesão produzida por um projétil de arma de fogo. Quatro destes animais, não receberam tratamento e foram a óbito por choque hemorrágico. Em todos os outros 16 animais, aplicou-se o colágeno tipo I em toda a extensão do túnel formado pela lesão, através de injeção do material. Foram realizadas avaliações clínicas no pós-operatório, sendo os cães sacrificados, em grupo de quatro, aos quatro, sete, 15 e 30 dias de pós-operatório. O estudo macroscópico e o microscópico, tanto à microscopia óptica quanto à de polarização, revelou uma formação cicatricial homogênea, com regeneração hepática intensa, precoce e organizada, a partir do 7º dia de pós-operatório. Conclui-se que a aplicação do colágeno tipo I, nestes tipos de ferimentos, são de aplicação simples e segura.

  10. Biopolímero produzido a partir da cana-de-áçucar para cicatrização cutânea Sugar cane biopolymer in cutaneous healing

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    Maria Cristina de Oliveira Cardoso Coelho

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Um polissacarídeo extracelular foi produzido por via microbiológica, através da bactéria ZSP isolada no Laboratório de Microbiologia Industrial da Estação Experimental de Cana-de-Açúcar do Carpina/UFRPE, apresentando excepcional capacidade de processo. Os principais monossacarídeos presentes na fração solúvel foram glicose (87,6%, xilose (8,6%, manose (0,8%, ribose (1,7%, galactose (0,1%, arabinose (0,4% e o ácido glucurônico (0,8%. Devido ao alto índice de traumatismos que acomete os animais domésticos e a busca por alternativas simples, econômicas e capazes de proporcionar condições ideais para cicatrização, foram realizados os testes com o biopolímero produzido a partir da cana-de-açúcar em animais portadores de feridas cutâneas, a fim de avaliar a reepitelização. Observou-se o aumento do tecido de granulação, controle da infecção e diminuição do tempo de cicatrização, permitindo concluir que o biopolímero contribui para o processo cicatricial, podendo ser utilizado em feridas cutâneas.An extracelular polysaccharide was produced through microbiology, using the ZSP bacteria isolated in the Industrial Microbiological Laboratory of the Sugar cane Experimental Station at Carpina/UFRPE, Pernambuco, Brazil, presenting exceptional process capacity. The principal monosaccharides present in the ¹soluble fraction were glucose (87.6%, xylose (8.6%, mannose (0.8%, ribose (1.7%, galactose (0.1%, arabinose (0.4% and the glucuronic acid (0.8%. Due to the high rate of injuries that occur with domestic animals and the search for simple, economical alternatives that would be capable of giving ideal conditions for the healing process, extensive testing was done with the biopolymer produced by sugar cane in animals that had cutaneous wounds, so as to evaluate the reepitelization process. It was observed from the testing results that there was better skin granulation, better infection control, and less healing time, which

  11. Técnicas de sutura do tubo digestivo em plano único com nós atados no lume, em cães: pontos simples totais versus pontos extramucosos

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    Azevedo João Luiz Moreira Coutinho

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Comparar a anastomose do tubo digestivo em plano único com nós atados no lume por sutura com pontos totais versus pontos extramucosos. MÉTODOS: Foram operados seis cães, com realização de duas secções transversas do jejuno a 30 cm e a 70 cm da flexura duodenojejunal e sutura, na face posterior com pontos extramucosos atados sobre a submucosa, e na face anterior com pontos totais atados sobre a mucosa. No 7º PO foram avaliadas, na face posterior, as aderências na linha de sutura e feitos exames macroscópico e microscópico. RESULTADOS: As aderências peritoneais foram mais profusas nas suturas extramucosas com tecido aderencial sobre a linha de sutura, sem reconstituição da serosa, ou com a deformidade cicatricial das serosas dos cotos angulando a anastomose. A serosa teve boa reconstituição nas suturas totais. O epitélio mucoso reconstituiu-se perfeitamente nas extramucosas, mas não nas totais. Nas suturas totais houve focos residuais de inflamação aguda.O realinhamento, a reestruturação e a regeneração das camadas (exceto a serosa, cuja regeneração foi prejudicada por aderências foi melhor na sutura extramucosa que na total. A muscular da mucosa não se regenerou em nenhuma anastomose. Os polimorfonucleares, os macrófagos, os fibroblastos e as fibras colágenas foram mais numerosos (significância estatística na sutura total. CONCLUSÃO: As suturas totais da parede posterior da anastomose com nós atados no lume, sobre a mucosa, são seguras, apesar da inflamação maior. A sutura extramucosa da parede posterior, com nós atados no lume, sobre a submucosa, propicia a formação de aderências peritoneais, devendo ser evitada.

  12. Prevalence of anti-gliadin antibody in patients with alopecia areata: a case-control study

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    Hallaji Z

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available "n Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1":*{behavior:url(#ieooui } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Background: Alopecia areata, a non-cicatricial form of hair loss, is believed to be an immunologic response that targets hair follicles. Genetic background is important in the pathogenesis of this disorder, although some evidence point to the role of melanocytic antigens. There are some reports on the relationship between alopecia areata and celiac disease. The aim of the present study was to identify antigliadin antibodies in patients with alopecia areata. "n"nMethods: Fifty patients, aged 2.5-50 years, with alopecia areata presenting to the dermatology clinic of Razi Educational Hospital in Tehran, Iran, and fifty healthy individuals, aged 5-48 were matched and enrolled in the study. After signing an informed consent form, blood samples (10 ml clotted blood were obtained from the participants and sent to referral laboratory for the presence of antigliadin IgA and IgG antibodies. Concentrations of antibodies were measured by ELISA through a full automatic ELISA reader. The data were analyzed statistically."n"nResults: The study included 29(58% male and 21(42% female patients with a mean age of 24.6 years. The control group included 29(58% male and 21(42% female individuals with a mean age

  13. Ventajas de la cicatrización cutánea asistida por láser (LASH

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    S. Mordon

    Full Text Available La fase final de toda cirugía es la sutura y su cicatriz correspondiente y, frecuentemente, ésta es la única secuela visible de una intervención. La técnica LASH (cicatrización cutánea asistida por láser, estimula los mecanismos de reparación de la piel por efecto térmico, condicionando la calidad de la cicatrización. Estudios experimentales en ratones comparando los resultados obtenidos en heridas quirúrgicas radiadas con laser diodo 810 nm tras ser suturadas, con los obtenidos en igual tipo de heridas suturadas de manera convencional, han demostrado que se consiguen cicatrices mucho menos visibles cuando se practica el tratamiento con láser. La histología confirma, comparativamente, una notable aceleración del proceso cicatricial con modificación del TGFβ (Transforming Growth Factor-Beta directamente implicado en la reparación tisular, en los animales en los que la sutura fue asistida por láser. Igualmente, el análisis tensiométrico demostró mayor resistencia a la acción de estiramiento mecánico en estas heridas. Estudios clínicos en pacientes sometidos a dermolipectomia, reducción mamaria y estiramiento facial, demuestran que al tratar con LASH una parte o una de las líneas de sutura, los análisis realizados tanto por los pacientes como por cirujanos independientes a los 8 días, 3 meses y un año, evidencian resultados más favorables para la técnica láser, Las dosis eficaces determinadas para las fluencias láser están entre 80 y 120 J/cm². La técnica LASH es simple de efectuar, reproducible, rápida y ofrece una clara evidencia de que es posible reducir considerablemente la cicatriz, logrando que ésta sea de mejor calidad y más estética.

  14. Dacryocystorhinostomy ostium: parameters to evaluate and DCR ostium scoring

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    Ali MJ

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Mohammad Javed Ali,1 Alkis James Psaltis,2 Peter John Wormald2 1Dacryology Service, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India; 2Department of Surgery–Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia Aim: This study aims to provide a systematic protocol for the evaluation of a dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR ostium and to propose a scoring system to standardize the assessment.Methods: Retrospective evaluation of 125 consecutive lacrimal ostia post-DCR was performed. Medical records were screened, and photographs and videos were assessed to note the details of various ostial parameters. The major time points in evaluation were 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months post-DCR. The ostia were defined and parameters like shape, size, location, and evolution of ostium were noted. Evaluation parameters were defined for internal common opening (ICO, ostium stents, and ostium granulomas. Ostium cicatrix and synechiae were graded based on their significance. Surgical success rates were computed and ostium characteristics in failed cases were studied.Results: A total of 125 ostia were evaluated on the aforementioned ostium parameters. Because five ostia showed a complete cicatricial closure with no recognizable features, the remaining 120 ostia were studied. The ostium location was anterior to the axilla of middle turbinate in 85.8% (103/120 of the cases. Moreover, 76.6% (92/120 of the ostia were circular to oval in shape, with a shallow base. The ostium size was >8×5 mm in 78.3% (94/120 of the cases. The ICO was found to be located in the central or paracentral basal area in 75.8% (91/120. The anatomical and functional success rates achieved were 96% and 93.6%, respectively. All the five cases with anatomical failures showed a complete cicatrization and the ICO movements were poor in all the three cases of functional failure.Conclusion: The article attempts to standardize the postoperative

  15. Reconstruction of thoracic esophagus with pediculated diaphragmatic flap in dogs Reconstrução do esôfago torácico com retalho pediculado do diafragma em cães

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    Neusa Margarida Paulo

    2007-02-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: To verify whether pediculated diaphragmatic flaps were suitable to correct iatrogenic wounds in dog's esophagus injuries. METHODS: Seven dogs were submitted to resection of a segment of the esophagical wall, which was then corrected by suturing a pediculated diaphragm flap. Endoscopic evaluation of the esophagical wall was done forty days after the surgical procedure. RESULTS: Three animals died, one due to implant ischemia, caused by strangulation of the phrenic artery; other due to wound infection; and the last, due to mediastinitis. Scar retraction was observed, however, there was no stenosis, allowing the passage of a 9,8 mm probe with no difficulty. The limits between the implants and the native esophagus were indistinguishable, and the implant was covered by esophageal mucosa. CONCLUSION: The diaphragmatic flaps are suitable on the restoring of continuity in dog's thoracic esophagus.OBJETIVO: Verificar se retalhos diafragmáticos pediculados seriam adequados para correção de defeitos iatrogênicos do esôfago do cão. MÉTODOS: Sete cães foram submetidos à ressecção de um segmento da parede esofágica, o qual foi corrigido por meio da sutura de um pedículo diafragmático pediculado. Um animal morreu devido à isquemia do implante causada pelo estrangulamento da artéria frênica, outro devido à infecção da ferida cutânea e outro devido a mediastinite. Aos 40 dias após o procedimento fez-se um exame endoscópico dos animais nos cães sobreviventes. RESULTADOS: Observou-se retração cicatricial sem repercutir em estenose, permitindo a passagem de sonda de 9,8 mm, sem dificuldade. Os limites entre os implantes e o esôfago nativo se apresentaram indistinguíveis e o implante estava recoberto por mucosa esofágica. CONCLUSÃO: Os retalhos diafragmáticos são adequados na restauração da continuidade do esôfago torácico do cão.

  16. Efeito cicatrizante e atividade antibacteriana da Calendula officinalis L. cultivada no Brasil Healing effect and antibacterial activity of Calendula officinalis L. cultivated in Brazil

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    L.M.L. Parente

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Desde a antiguidade propriedades medicinais são atribuídas às flores da Calendula officinalis L. (Asteraceae destacando-se a atividade cicatrizante. Estudos sobre a atividade geral de plantas medicinais na cicatrização vêm sendo realizados, sem especificar sobre qual das fases da cicatrização a planta atua. Neste trabalho a atividade cicatrizante e antiinflamatória do extrato etanólico das flores da C. officinalis cultivada no Brasil foi avaliada em feridas cutâneas de ratos Wistar, por meio de avaliação macroscópica e histológica. A atividade antimicrobiana do extrato e das frações hexânica e diclorometano também foi avaliada. A atividade antiinflamatória do extrato etanólico da calêndula foi atribuída à diminuição da exsudação serosa, da hiperemia, da deposição de fibrina e da hiperplasia epidermal, além de resultar em crostas mais delgadas e umedecidas. Observaram-se também aumento de colágeno no tecido de granulação e efeito antibacteriano. Assim, o extrato etanólico da calêndula atuou de forma positiva sobre a atividade cicatricial em feridas cutâneas de ratos, bem como apresentou atividade antibacteriana in vitro.Since ancient history medicinal properties are attributed to flowers of Calendula officinalis L. (Asteraceae, mainly concerning its healing activity. Studies about the general activity of medicinal plants in healing wounds have been conducted without specifying in which healing phase the plant acts. In this work, the anti-inflammatory and healing activity of the ethanolic extract of C. officinalis flowers cultured in Brazil was evaluated in cutaneous wounds of Wistar rats through macroscopic and histological evaluation. The antibacterial activity of the extract and dichloromethane and hexane fractions was also evaluated. The anti-inflammatory activity of calendula ethanolic extract led to a reduction in plasmatic exudation, hyperemia, fibrin deposition and epidermal hyperplasia, besides

  17. Ação da l-arginina na evolução de retalhos cutâneos de ratos sob exposição à nicotina

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    Marcus Vinicius Thomé Nora Guimarães

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar se o tratamento com L-arginina influencia a cicatrização de retalhos cutâneos em ratos expostos à nicotina. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados 40 ratos Wistar pesando 142,4±10,1g separados em quatro grupos: GC- tratamento com solução tampão fosfatos pH 7,4, confecção de retalho cutâneo, observação por 10 dias; GN- exposição à nicotina por quatro semanas, confecção de retalho cutâneo, observação por dez dias; GA- tratamento com solução tampão fosfatos pH 7,4 por quatro semanas, confecção de retalho cutâneo, tratamento com arginina por dez dias; GAN- exposição à nicotina por quatro semanas, confecção de retalho cutâneo, tratamento com arginina por dez dias. Foram avaliadas as áreas de necrose, re-epitelização, reação inflamatória e formação de tecido de granulação, pela coloração HE, a área de deposição total e a diferenciação de colágenos I e III por histometria com a coloração de picrosirius, e, através da marcação imunoistoquímica com anticorpo monoclonal anti-CD34, a densidade vascular cicatricial. RESULTADOS: As porcentagens de áreas de necrose de GN e GNA foram maiores (p0,05 e maiores (p<0,001 do que em GA e em GNA e, nas densidades vasculares, GN e GAN foram menores (p<0,001 do que em GC e em GA. CONCLUSÃO: A exposição à nicotina inibiu os efeitos da arginina, e nos ratos não expostos, induziu melhora na angiogênese e na deposição de colágeno total nos retalhos cutâneos.

  18. Avaliação dos fatores de risco no linfedema pós-tratamento de câncer de mama Risk factors for breast cancer related lymphedema

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    Laura Ferreira de Rezende

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A principal complicação tardia no pós-operatório de câncer de mama é o desenvolvimento do linfedema, uma doença crônica, progressiva, geralmente incurável. O aumento do volume do membro pode desfigurar a imagem corporal, assim como aumentar a morbidade física e psicológica da paciente, além de promover significativo prejuízo para as funções. O presente estudo foi desenvolvido por meio de uma revisão sistemática a partir do cruzamento aleatório das palavras-chave: "linfedema", "compensações linfáticas", "sistema linfático", "dissecção axilar", "fatores de risco" e "câncer de mama". Foram selecionados 18 artigos entre os anos de 1979 e 2009, nos quais foram encontrados como principais fatores de risco para o desenvolvimento do linfedema a radioterapia, radioterapia axilar, infecção, dissecção axilar seguida de radioterapia, obesidade, número de linfonodos retirados e comprometidos e agressividade da cirurgia. As formas de compensação linfática após a dissecção axilar, como as anastomoses linfo-linfáticas, podem ser prejudicadas pela formação cicatricial, seroma pós-operatório, radioterapia e exercícios inadequados para reabilitação de ombro no câncer de mama.The main late complication after the surgery of breast cancer is the development of lymphedema, a chronic, progressive, usually incurable disease. The increase in the volume of the limb can disfigure the body image and develop the physical and psychological morbidity of the patient, promoting significant damage to the functions. This study was developed through a systematic review from the randomized crosschecking of the keywords "lymphedema", "lymphatic compensation", "lymphatic system", "axillary dissection", "risk factors" and "breast cancer". Eighteen articles were selected, between 1979 and 2009, in which radiotherapy, axillary radiation, infection, axillary dissection followed by radiotherapy, obesity, number of removed and impaired lymph

  19. Autologous serum for ocular surface diseases Soro autólogo para doenças da superfície ocular

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    Guilherme Goulart Quinto

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Autologous serum has been used to treat dry eye syndrome for many years. It contains several growth factors, vitamins, fibronectin and other components that have been considered important for corneal and conjunctival integrity. Serum eye drops are usually prepared as an unpreserved blood solution. The serum is by nature well tolerated and its biochemical properties are somewhat similar to natural tears. Autologous serum eye drops have been reported to be effective for the treatment of severe dry eye-related ocular surface disorders (Sjögren's syndrome, and also other entities such as superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis, graft-versus-host disease, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, recurrent or persistent corneal erosions, neurotrophic keratopathy, Mooren's ulcer, aniridic keratopathy, filtering blebs after trabeculectomy, and post-keratorefractive surgery. The purpose of this study is to review the recently published literature on ocular surface diseases treated with human autologous serum eye drops.O soro autólogo tem sido adotado como uma nova abordagem para tratar síndrome do olho seco porque contém vitaminas, alguns fatores de crecimento e fibronectina que são considerados importantes contribuintes para integridade corneana e conjuntival. Colírio de soro autólogo é produzido sem preservativo. O soro é não-alérgico e suas propriedades bioquímicas são similares à lágrima. O soro autólogo tópico tem sido relatado efetivo para o tratamento de olho seco grave relacionado a distúrbios da superfície ocular como na síndrome de Sjögren, ceratoconjuntivite límbica superior, doença do enxerto versus hospedeiro, síndrome de Stevens-Johnson, procedimentos cerato-refrativos, erosão corneana persistente ou recorrente, ceratopatia neurotrófica, úlcera de Mooren, ceratopatia associada à aniridia, e bolhas filtrantes após trabeculectomia. O objetivo do presente estudo é revisar a literatura recentemente

  20. Expansión cutánea externa con endermología: un método alternativo complementario en reconstrucción mamaria diferida

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    M. De la Cruz

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Con el objetivo de mejorar las técnicas de reconstrucción mamaria diferida, incorporamos la técnica de endermología como método de expansión cutánea externa para eliminar el plano cicatricial inextensible que se forma entre la fascia del pectoral y el tejido celular subcutáneo tras la cirugía radical. Se trata de un procedimiento sencillo, de bajo coste y de aplicación universal, que en estos casos enfocamos a evitar nuevas cicatrices, complicaciones de zonas donantes, ingresos hospitalarios prolongados y los riesgos quirúrgicos elevados propios de las técnicas de reconstrucción mamaria con colgajos libres o pediculados, así como los frecuentes resultados insatisfactorios de la reconstrucción con expansor y prótesis en pacientes radiadas. Cuando la piel presenta un grosor insuficiente o la paciente ha sido sometida a radioterapia previa, complementamos el tratamiento con lipotransferencia de grasa abdominal. Todos los tratamientos de expansión cutánea externa se realizan en consulta mediante un equipo Cellu m6 (LPG® endermologia, Francia. Tras la expansión, realizamos la reconstrucción como un aumento mamario simple con prótesis anatómica. Medimos la ganancia de elasticidad cutánea tras masaje y el grosor dermograso mediante test de pellizco. Realizamos la simetrización de la mama contralateral ptósica o hipertrófica en el momento de la colocación del implante o de la mastectomía subcutánea contralateral profiláctica en pacientes de riesgo. Incluimos en el estudio mujeres sin distinción de edad, tipo o tamaño de tumor, o si han recibido radio o quimioterapia. Con esta técnica, obtenemos resultados homogeneamente satisfactorios sin añadir nuevas cicatrices y mejorando la calidad de la piel y de la cicatriz de mastectomía.

  1. Clinical application of temporal flap pedicled with orbicularis oculi muscle%颞侧眼轮匝肌蒂岛状皮瓣的临床应用

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    梁伟强; 张金明; 潘淑娟; 陈宇宏; 储海函

    2008-01-01

    目的 探讨用颞侧眼轮匝肌蒂岛状皮瓣修复眼睑及鼻部皮肤软组织缺损的方法及效果.方法 设计以眼轮匝肌为蒂,以同侧颞区无毛发区为供区的皮瓣,移位并修复上下睑外翻及上下睑和鼻部肿瘤或瘢痕切除后、鼻外伤组织缺损共30例.皮瓣面积为1.0 cm×1.8 cm~2.5 cm×4.5 cm.结果 30例巾除5例早期皮瓣远端出现静脉淤血经保守治疗好转外,全部皮瓣均完全成活,随访3个月至1年,较少遗留瘢痕及继发畸形,功能及外观满意.结论 以眼轮匝肌为蒂的颞侧岛状皮瓣是修复眼睑及鼻部小面积缺损的良好手术材料,具有易于转移、血供可靠、愈合快及供区隐蔽等优点.%Objective To investigate the effect of repairing soft tissue defect of eyelid and nose by using temporal flap pedicled with orbicularis oculi muscle.Methods From 2000,the temporal flaps pedicled with orbicularis oculi muscle were used in 30 cases,including cicatricial ectropion of upper and lower eyelid,tumor or scar in eyelid and nose area,nose tissue defect after injury.The maximal area of skin flap was 1.0 cm×1.8 cm~2.5 cm×4.5 cm.Results All the skin flaps were survived after operations except 5 cases which had problems with venous refluence on the distal part of skin flaps and were improved after conservative treatments.Cases were followed up from 3 months to 1 year,and there were few scars or secondary deformity formation in the donor site.The function and appearance were satisfied.Conclusions The temporal flap pedicled with orbicularis oculi muscle is a reliable material to repair small soft tissue defect of eyelid and nose with easily transferring capacity,reliable blood supply,rapid healing ability and concealed donor site.

  2. Reconstrucción de nariz y labios en secuela de quemadura eléctrica Reconstrução de nariz e lábios em seqüela de queimadura elétrica Nose and lips reconstruction in electrical burn sequela

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    F.A.M. Cido Carvalho

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available Presentamos el caso de un paciente joven, víctima de quemadura eléctrica en la cara, con complejas secuelas en la zona de boca y nariz, pérdida de sustancia y de parte del componente cartilaginoso de dorso, punta, colmuela y alas nasales, además de pérdida de labio superior e inferior, e importantes retracciones cicatriciales en áreas de vecindad. Fue sometido a reparación quirúrgica de la pérdida de sustancia nasal mediante colgajos supratrocleares y a reconstrucción de labio superior e inferior mediante colgajo cervical bipediculado, según descripción de Tsur y col. El resultado fue una buena cobertura nasal y la reconstrucción de los labios preservando sus funciones masticatorias y de habla, mejorando además la imagen estética del paciente.Caso de paciente jovem, vítima de queimadura elétrica na face, com complexas seqüelas na região da boca e nariz, como perda de substância cutânea e de parte do arcabouço cartilaginoso envolvendo dorso, ponta, columela e asas nasais, além de perda de lábios superior e inferior, com importante retração cicatricial das áreas vizinhas à lesão. Foi submetido a reparação da perda de substância nasal com retalhos supratrocleares e reconstrução dos lábios superior e inferior, através de retalho cervical bipediculado ao acaso, descrito por Tsur e cols. Resultou em boa cobertura nasal e reconstrução dos lábios, preservação das funções mastigatória e fala, além de permitir melhor figura estética ao paciente.We present a clinical case of a young man, victim of electrical burning to the face, with complex injuries to the mouth and nose. He presented cutaneous and framework damage to the nose and cutaneous damage to superior and inferior lips. He was submitted to nose repair with supratroclear flaps and mouth repair with bipedicular randomlybased cervical flap according to Tsur et al. The treatment allowed satisfactory nose cover and lips reconstruction, improvement on

  3. The Effects and mechanism of astragalus & angelica Qigui Sinisan against hepatic fibrosis of rats%芪归四逆散抗大鼠肝纤维化的作用机制研究

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    马羽萍; 张殿增; 郭雅玲; 王裕云; 吴超

    2016-01-01

    Objectives :To observe the effects of Qigui Sinisan against experimental hepatic fibrosis via in rats . Methods :To establish the rat hepatic fibrosis model with CCl4 ,colchicine as the positive control ,and observe the effect of Qigui Sinisan on rats with hepatic fibrosis ,in terms of the levels of serum ALT ,AST and ALB ,the contents of HA , LN ,PC Ⅲ and C-IV ,as well as liver-tissue pathology & ultrastructure .Results :Compared with the model group ,in the Qigui Sinisan group ,the levels of serum AST ,ALT ,but ALB ,as well as HA ,LN ,PC Ⅲ ,C-IV lowered significantly , the pathological damage on liver tissue significantly repaired ,the collagen deposition significantly reduced ,and the fi-broplasia significantly relieved .According to ultrastructure studies ,hepatic-sinusoid fibrin deposition of animals decreases significantly in Qigui Sinisan group . Conclusion :Qigui Sinisan can restore liver function ,inhibit the activity of stellate cell ,reduce synthesis and deposition of liver fibrin ,promote collagen degradation ,and improve pathological ultrastructure of hepatic fibrosis ,having the definite effect against hepatic fibrosis in rats .%目的:用肝纤维化大鼠观察芪归四逆散对实验性肝纤维化的影响。方法:用四氯化碳(CCl4)复制肝纤维化大鼠模型,设秋水仙碱为阳性对照,观察芪归四逆散对肝纤维大鼠血清谷丙转氨酶(ALT )、天冬氨酸转氨酶(AST )和白蛋白(ALB)水平以及透明质酸(HA )、层粘连蛋白(LN)、Ⅲ型前胶原(PC Ⅲ)、IV 型胶原(C-IV )含量及肝脏组织病理学和超微结构的影响。结果:与模型对照组比较,芪归四逆散组大鼠血清的 AST 、ALT 以及 HA 、LN 、PC Ⅲ、C-IV水平明显降低,但 ALB 明显升高。肝脏的组织病理损害明显改善,胶原沉积减少,纤维增生显著减轻。超微结构研究显示,芪归四逆散组动物的肝窦纤维蛋白沉积明显减少。结论:

  4. Pityriasis lichenoides: a clonal T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder.

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    Magro, Cynthia; Crowson, A Neil; Kovatich, Al; Burns, Frank

    2002-08-01

    Pityriasis lichenoides (PL) is a papulosquamous disorder often considered a form of reactive dermatosis and classified with small plaque parapsoriasis (digitate dermatosis). However, some patients with PL have developed large plaque parapsoriasis (LPP) and mycosis fungoides (MF), and lymphoid atypia and T-cell clonality have been reported in lesions of PL. We set out to explore the possibility that PL is a form of T-cell dyscrasia. Cases were selected by natural language search from an outpatient dermatopathology database; 35 cases were reviewed and clinicians and patients were contacted. Hematoxylin and eosin-stained sections were examined and immunophenotyping was carried out on paraffin-embedded, formalin-fixed tissue using antibodies to CD2, CD3, CD4, CD5, CD7, CD8, CD20, CD30, and CD56. In paraffin-embedded tissue, T-cell receptor (TCR)-gamma chain rearrangement was sought through polymerase chain reaction single stranded conformational polymorphism analysis. There were 14 males and 21 females with a mean age of 40 years held clinically to have PL chronica (PLC) (28 cases) and/or PL et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) (7 cases). Five patients developed large atrophic poikilodermatous and/or annular plaques compatible with MF and/or LPP in a background of typical PLC. All biopsies showed tropism of lymphocytes to an epidermis manifesting psoriasiform hyperplasia, dyskeratosis, parakeratosis, and intraepithelial collections of Langerhans' cells and lymphocytes mimicking Pautrier's microabascesses. Epidermal atrophy, dermal fibroplasia, poikilodermatous alterations, and a dominance of intraepidermal cerebriform cells were seen only in patients with chronic persistent disease (i.e., PLC) and in some cases corresponded with clinical progression to MF. All cases had a T cell-dominant infiltrate, with a CD7 deletion in 21 of 32 biopsies examined; the CD7-negative cells were typically the largest and most atypical forms, often in a cohesive array within the upper layers of

  5. Application of biological dural graft made by meninges from porkers

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    Peng Liu; Shengping Huang; Songtao Qi

    2007-01-01

    sections were observed. White blood cells in venous blood were counted before operation and execution, separately. The obtained data were statistically analyzed.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: ① Wound healing and recovery following implantation of dural graft.②The amount of white blood cells in venous blood from rabbits at each time point before operation and before execution. ③ Histological examination results of operative site.RESULTS: Sixteen experimental rabbits were involved in the final analysis. ① The experimental rabbits of each group had no local infection, effusion and abnormal appearance. They had good wound healing and were normal to access to food. ② There were no significant differences in amount of white blood cells in venous blood from experimental rabbits between at each time point after modeling and before operation (P >0.05). ③Pathological observation of operative site: At postoperative 3 days, local acute inflammation repair reaction appeared; At postoperative 2 weeks, chronic inflammatory reaction appeared, endodermis in artificial dural graft formed, and artificial dural graft and host dura mater healed; In postoperative 1 month,wound began to chronically recover; In postoperative 3 months, host blood capillary began to form in artificial dural graft based on chronic repair. In all the control sides, fibroplasia was found, and a few neutrophils were found at postoperative 2 weeks.CONCLUSION: Biological surgical patch has high stability and good histocompatibility. It can provide dural epithelial epithelium, effectively prevent against the conglutination of scalp tissue and brain tissue, and avoid the leakage of cerebrospinal fluid.

  6. Characteristics of lung functional lesion and pathological variation in patients undergoing coal - burning arsenic poisoning%燃煤型砷中毒患者肺功能损害与病理改变的特征

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    杨运旗; 陈吉; 孙兰英; 陈宁; 张爱华

    2012-01-01

    under the optical microscope. Type Ⅱ alveolar epithelial cell degeneration, necrosis, shedding and decreasing of number were observed under the electron microscope, and hyperplasia of collagen fiber was obvious. Conclusion Restrictive ventilation function disturbance is the main clinical type of lung functional changes in patients undergoing coal - burning arsenic poisoning, which has close correlation with the pathological changes such as fibroplasias in pulmonary interstitium,thickening of pulmonary interstitium,decreasing of elasticity in lung issue caused by edema of alveolar wall and damage in type Ⅱ alveolar epithelial cell.

  7. Cistoplastia experimental em coelhos (Oryctolagus cuniculus com peritônio bovino conservado em glicerol a 98% Experimental cystoplasty in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus with bovine peritoneum conserved in 98% glycerol

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    Tatiana Catelan de Oliveira

    2008-11-01

    Full Text Available Neste estudo foi implantado um retalho de membrana peritoneal bovina em substituição a um fragmento da face ventral da bexiga de coelhos albinos, raça Nova Zelândia, adultos, machos não-castrados (n=12, com o intuito de avaliar o processo de reparação tecidual no que se refere à biocompatibilidade, à capacidade de reparação tecidual e a possíveis complicações. Aos sete, 14, 30 e 60 dias de pós-operatório, os animais foram eutanasiados, três em cada período, mediante o emprego de tiopental sódico (200mg kg-1, para posterior avaliação macroscópica e análise histopatológica da interface do implante com o tecido nativo. Macroscopicamente, foram observadas, em todos os períodos, aderências de estruturas adjacentes ao local do implante, presença de cálculos e ausência de sinais de rejeição. Sob microscopia de luz, aos sete, 14 e 30 dias de observação, o implante ainda estava presente, havia intensa reação inflamatória mista, neovascularização, fibroplasia e escassas fibras musculares, contudo, o epitélio e a lâmina própria não estavam reconstituídos. Aos 60 dias de avaliação, o implante não estava mais presente e todas as camadas vesicais encontravam-se reparadas. O implante foi biocompatível e forneceu arcabouço para orientação e desenvolvimento das camadas teciduais da bexiga, mediante processos de reparação, restabelecendo a estrutura do órgão.Bovine peritoneum was utilized to replace a section of ventral face of the bladder of New Zealand rabbits, adult and entire males (n=12 with the purpose of evaluating the tissue repair process in regard of its biocompatility, scar formation ability and possible complications. The animals were euthanized at 7, 14, 30 and 60 days post operative, three in each period, by the use of sodium thiopental (200mg kg-1, followed by macroscopic evaluation and histopathological analysis of the implant interface with the native tissue. Macroscopically it was observed

  8. Construction of a siRNA vector targeting Smad3 gene and gene-silencing effect%Smad3基因siRNA表达载体的构建及沉默效应

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    王爱丽; 吴志宏; 徐顺; 顾耀辉; 黄静; 陈波; 贾卿

    2011-01-01

    BACKGROUND: Previous studies demonstrated that inhibition of Smad3 can suppress fibroplasias or collagen over expression.OBJECTIVE: To construct an expression vector of siRNA targeting human Smad3 gene and observe its gene-silencing effect in hypertrophic scar (HS) fibroblasts METHODS: The siRNA sequences targeting Smad3 gene were designed and synthesized with two complementary oligonucleotide strands. The oligonucleotide strands were annealed and recombined into pRNAT-U6 vector, which was identified by sequencing following transformation and amplification. The siRNA expression vector pRNAT -U6- Smad3 was transfected into human HS fibroblasts. Smad3 expressions in mRNA and protein levels were examined by real-time-PCR and Western blotting.RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: The result of recombinant sequence was the same as aim sequence. Real-time RCR and Western blot showed that, compared to blank, the mRNA and protein levels of Smad3 were significantly decreased. Thereinto,the most effective siRNA sequence was AGA CAG ACT GTG ACC AGT A (1156). The gene-silent efficiency was 45%.Smad3-siRNA recombinant was constructed successfully and can be transfected into HS fibroblasts to inhibit the expression of Smad3 gene.%背景:研究提示抑制Smad3可望抑制纤维增生和胶原的大量产生.目的:构建针对Smad3基因的siRNA表达载体,观察RNA干扰对增生性瘢痕成纤维细胞Smad3基因表达的抑制作用.方法:根据siRNA设计原则,设计3条针对Smad3基因的siRNA靶序列,分别合成两条互补的寡核苷酸链,退火后与载体pRNAT-U6连接,然后进行酶切鉴定和DNA序列测定.用脂质体包裹转染增生性瘢痕成纤维细胞,荧光定量PCR和Western blot方法检测Smad3基因的表达情况.结果与结论:测序分析结果显示:克隆入pRNAT-U6载体的针对Smad3基因的siRNA的双链寡核苷酸片段插入正确;荧光定量PCR和Western blot检测显示:转染的增生性瘢痕成纤维细胞Smad3基因的表

  9. Estudo retrospectivo da utilização do transplante de membrana amniótica em um serviço terciário de Oftalmologia Retrospective study of amniotic membrane transplantation in a terciary ophthalmic health care service

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    Eduardo Conforti de Oliveira

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Nos últimos anos , o transplante de membrana amniótica (MA tem sido utilizado com freqüência na reconstrução da superfície ocular em diversas doenças oculares. Este estudo objetiva identificar as indicações mais freqüentes do transplante de MA, assim como avaliar os resultados deste procedimento. MÉTODOS: Foram analisados retrospectivamente os prontuários de 107 pacientes submetidos ao transplante de MA, avaliando a indicação do transplante de MA e a evolução do quadro no período pós-operatório. RESULTADOS: Dos 107 pacientes estudados, as indicações de MA mais freqüentes foram exérese de pterígio 33.64%(n=36, defeito epitelial persistente 29.90%(n=32, liberação de simbléfaro 18.69%(n=20, queimadura química 6.54%(n=7, cérato-conjuntivite primaveril 4.67%(n=5, síndrome de Stevens-Johnson 2.80%(n=3, penfigóide ocular cicatricial 1.86%(n=2, ceratopatia bolhosa 1.86%(n=2. No seguimento dos pacientes houve recidiva do pterígio em (6.25% nos pterígios primários e em (15% nos pterígios recidivados. Não houve recidiva nos pacientes com simbléfaro, tendo como causa pterígio recidivado. Houve fechamento do epitélio com o uso de MA nos pacientes do estudo variando de 50 a 80%, dependendo da doença de base. Na fase aguda da queimadura química houve fechamento epitelial em 50% dos casos. Já nos que utilizaram MA na fase crônica da queimadura a restauração da superfície ocular ocorreu em 33% dos casos. Uso da MA na cérato-conjuntitivite primaveril com papilas gigantes, 80% não apresentaram recidiva das papilas.Todos os pacientes que tiveram indicação de MA, devido à ceratopatia bolhosa apresentaram diminuição da dor . Os pacientes que tiveram como causa da utilização de membrana a Síndrome de Stevens-Johnson (SSJ na fase aguda apresentaram diminuição importante do processo inflamatório . Dos pacientes que receberam enxerto de MA na fase crônica da SSJ, 50% apresentaram evolução favor

  10. USE OF SPECIAL DESMOTOMER IN SURGICAL TREATMENT OF UPWARD FIXATION OF PATELLA IN BOVINES EMPREGO DE DESMÓTOMO ESPECIAL NO TRATAMENTO CIRÚRGICO DA FIXAÇÃO DORSAL DE PATELA EM BOVINOS

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    Olízio Claudino da Silva

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available Upward fixation of patella is a disease observed in large animals and it occurs in bovines in unilateral or bilateral form, affecting male and female, different breeds and usually adults. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of an special surgical instrument designed for surgical treatment of upward fixation of patella in bovines, compare the results to those obtained applying the usual incision technique for this disease and to evaluate the post-operative period. It was submitted to medial patellar desmotomy, 32 UFP carrier female bovines with unilateral form, divided in four groups with eight animals each (GI, GII, GIII and GIV. After 12 hours of fasting, sedation with 2% xylazine, restraining in lateral recumbency and local anesthesia with 2% lidocaine on medial patellar ligament, the bovines from GI and GII were submitted to desmotomy after 4 cm length skin incision. In animals from groups III and IV, it was proceeded skin incision of 0.5 cm, followed by section gracile and sartorium muscles fasciae and desmotomy with stainless steel instrument developed for this purpose. To visualize the desmotomy with this surgical instrument, it was used, experimentally, the video-surgery. For skin closure it was used 2-0 cotton thread in animals from groups I and II. In postoperative period, bovines from groups I and III received antimicrobial drugs and it was evaluated during 28 days the occurrence of edema, wound dehiscence, abscess formation, granuloma and cicatricial evolution of the surgical wound in the animals from all groups. It was not detected any difference concerned to the use of antimicrobiane drug. Edema, wound dehiscence and abscesses occurred on the bovines from GI and GII and the clinical healing was earlier on the animals from GIII and GIV. All animals healed, but the designed instrument allowed more quick and less invasive interventions

  11. Crecimiento maxilar según severidad de hendidura labial, alveolar y palatina unilateral Maxillary growth according to the severity of unilateral cleft lip and palate

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    M.C. Navas-Aparicio

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available La inhibición del crecimiento y desarrollo resultante del tratamiento quirúrgico en pacientes con labio y paladar hendido es un tema ampliamente discutido en el mundo. De acuerdo a la literatura, la deficiencia de tejidos, probablemente debida al ancho y la posición del segmento alveolar en la hendidura, es una variable a considerar que afecta al crecimiento del maxilar, el cual también puede verse influido por la corrección quirúrgica del labio, la nariz y el paladar, por tejido cicatricial, los diferentes tipos de tratamiento quirúrgico, el tiempo de cirugía, la habilidad del cirujano y la ortopedia prequirúrgica. El propósito de este estudio es determinar la posible asociación entre la severidad de la hendidura y el crecimiento maxilar en niños con labio y paladar hendido unilateral no sindrómico nacidos en el año 2001 y atendidos en el Hospital Nacional de Niños "Dr. Carlos Sáenz Herrera", Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social de San José, Costa Rica. El estudio fue de tipo retrospectivo y descriptivo, basado en datos recopilados de registros médicos, modelo inicial de escayola del maxilar del niño recién nacido, radiografía cefalométrica y modelo actual del maxilar del niño a la edad de 5 años. La muestra de estudio comprendió 13 pacientes. La dimensión transversal del arco fue asimétrica en 12 casos, lo que indica alteración del crecimiento en esta dirección. Existe una correlación positiva estadísticamente significativa entre la longitud del arco y el ángulo SNA, indicando que a mayor longitud de arco, el ángulo SNA es mayor. El valor promedio de ANB tiene una desviación importante superior a 2. No existe relación entre la posición y longitud del arco maxilar (SNA, BaNA y ANS-PNS y la severidad de la hendidura. Esto significa, que el tejido cicatricial, el tipo de tratamiento quirúrgico, el tiempo de cirugía, el cirujano, la habilidad del cirujano y la ortopedia prequirúrgica, no influyen en la direcci

  12. Aspectos epidemiológicos da seneciose na região sul do Rio Grande do Sul Epidemiological aspects of seneciosis in southern Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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    íquido nas cavidades. No fígado, a histopatologia revelou fibroplasia, megalocitose e proliferação de células dos ductos biliares e, no cérebro, degeneração da substância branca. Em amostras das diferentes espécies de Senecio, coletadas em diferentes épocas do ano, foi determinada a concentração de alcalóides pirrolizidínicos (APs e seus N-óxidos através de cromatografia de camada delgada e espectrofotometria. Retrorsina foi encontrada em Senecio brasiliensis, S. heterotrichius, S. selloi e S. oxyphyllus. Além deste, S. brasiliensis e S. heterotrichius registraram mais um e dois alcalóides não identificados, respectivamente. A maior concentração de AP reduzido (AP livre + N-óxido foi encontrada em S. brasiliensis no inverno (0,25%. Nessa mesma época quantidades decrescentes de AP reduzidos foram encontradas em S. heterotrichius (0,19%, S. oxyphyllus (0,03% e S. selloi (0,03%. Em S. leptolobus não foram detectados alcalóides. Esses dados demonstraram que S. brasiliensis é a espécie mais importante como causa de seneciose no sul do Rio Grande do Sul. Adicionalmente, foram analisados dados de arquivo do LRD sobre 54 surtos de intoxicação por AP no período 1978-1997. Nesse período, 7 (12,96% surtos afetaram bovinos menores de 3 anos, 39 (72,22% afetaram bovinos de 3 anos ou mais, 3 (5,55% afetaram bovinos de várias idades e, em 5 (9,25% surtos a idade não foi informada. Trinta e nove (72,22% surtos afetaram fêmeas, 7 (12,96% afetaram machos, 3 (5,55% afetaram ambos os sexos e, em 5 (9,25%, o sexo não foi informado. Vinte e três (42,59% surtos ocorreram na primavera, 9 (16,66% no verão, 9 (16,66% no outono, e 13 (24,07% no inverno. O maior número de surtos da intoxicação no período 1998-2000 (24 surtos em 3 anos em relação ao período 1978-1997 (54 surtos em 20 anos pode estar relacionado à diminuição em mais de 50% da população ovina no Estado.Seneciosis is the main cause of livestock mortality due to poisonous plants in the State

  13. Estudo morfométrico do músculo sóleo de ratos da linhagem wistar pós–imobilização articular = Morphometric study of post-joint immobilization of soleus muscle on wistar lineage rats

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    Sônia Maria Marques Gomes Bertolini

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Todos os tipos de imobilização contribuem para a atrofia muscular e, em apenas alguns dias, os músculos passam por diminuição de volume ou perda de função, conhecidos como atrofia. Assim, com uma ou duas semanas de imobilização, as atividades metabólicas são consideravelmente reduzidas e suas fibras musculares substituídas por tecido cicatricial fibroso denso. Dessa forma, este estudo teve como objetivo analisar o efeito da imobilização articular do músculo sóleo do membro posterior de ratos no perfil morfométrico, em diferentes períodos. Foram utilizados dez Rattus navergicus albinus machos, variedade Wistar, que foram divididos em dois grupos com cinco animais cada, sendo o primeiro grupo submetido à imobilização por sete dias e o segundo por 14 dias. O controle do experimento foi obtido a partir do membro contralateral direito do respectivo animal. A imobilização do membro posterior esquerdo foi por meio de uma órtese adaptada. A análise morfométrica do sóleo foi realizada por meio de cortes transversais não seriados de 5 μm de espessura. Foram analisadas, por meio das imagens obtidas, a área das fibras musculares, juntamente com a densidade do tecido conjuntivo, comparando-as ao Grupo-controle, referentes à perna contralateral. Com sete e 14 dias de imobilização, pode-se observar redução significativa (p All types of immobilization contribute to muscular atrophy and, in a few days, the muscles undergo volume reduction or loss of function, known as atrophy. Thus, with one or two weeks of immobilization, metabolic activities are considerably reduced and muscle fibers are replaced by dense fibrous scar tissue. This study has as objective to analyze the effect of joint immobilization of the soleus muscle of posterior members of rats on morphometric profile view, at periods of 7 and 14 days. Ten male Rattus navergicus albinus, Wistar variety, were used, separated into two groups of 5 animals each, with the first

  14. Hernioplastia diafragmática em cão com pericárdio bovino conservado em solução supersaturada de açúcar Diaphragmatic hernioplasty in dogs with bovine pericardium preserved in supersaturated sugar solution

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    A. Mazzanti

    2003-12-01

    Full Text Available Foram utilizados sete cães adultos, três machos e quatro fêmeas, sem raça definida, com pesos entre 10 e 22kg, para avaliação do processo cicatricial do músculo diafragma, na presença do implante de pericárdio bovino conservado em solução supersaturada de açúcar a 300%. Foi criado um defeito na porção muscular do hemidiafragma esquerdo de dimensões 8,0×5,0cm. Após a toracotomia no oitavo espaço intercostal esquerdo, o implante heterógeno foi fixado com fio poliamida nº 3-0 por meio de sutura simples contínua. Decorrido o período pré-estabelecido de pós-operatório, os animais foram submetidos a exames radiográficos simples e contrastado e a estudos macroscópico e histológico. Na avaliação radiográfica, foi verificada presença das silhuetas diafragmática e cardíaca, sem evidências de vísceras abdominais no interior do tórax. Macroscopicamente, notou-se a formação de tecido conjuntivo fibroso semi-transparente que ocluia o defeito diafragmático. O segmento de pericárdio bovino conservado em solução supersaturada de açúcar a 300%, em temperatura ambiente, é substituído por uma fina camada de tecido conjuntivo fibroso e promove a restauração do defeito no músculo diafragma de cão.Seven adult mongrel dogs, three males and four females, weighting between 10 and 22kg were used to evaluate the diaphragmatic muscle healing process. A defect of 8.0×5.5cm was created at the muscular portion of the left hemidiaphragm, through a thoracotomy at the eighth left intercostal space. A segment of bovine pericardium, preserved in 300% sugar solution, was implanted in the diaphragmatic defect. The heterologous implant was sutured with 3.0 polyamide using simple continuous suture. After the observation period, radiologic analysis and macroscopic and histopathologic evaluations were performed. Upon radiographic examination, there was no evidence of interruption of diaphragmatic outline or increased radiopacity at the

  15. Estudo morfométrico do músculo sóleo de ratos da linhagem wistar pós–imobilização articular - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v32i1.5908 Morphometric study of post-joint immobilization of soleus muscle on wistar lineage rats - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v32i1.5908

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    Priscila Daniele de Oliveira

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Todos os tipos de imobilização contribuem para a atrofia muscular e, em apenas alguns dias, os músculos passam por diminuição de volume ou perda de função, conhecidos como atrofia. Assim, com uma ou duas semanas de imobilização, as atividades metabólicas são consideravelmente reduzidas e suas fibras musculares substituídas por tecido cicatricial fibroso denso. Dessa forma, este estudo teve como objetivo analisar o efeito da imobilização articular do músculo sóleo do membro posterior de ratos no perfil morfométrico, em diferentes períodos. Foram utilizados dez Rattus navergicus albinus machos, variedade Wistar, que foram divididos em dois grupos com cinco animais cada, sendo o primeiro grupo submetido à imobilização por sete dias e o segundo por 14 dias. O controle do experimento foi obtido a partir do membro contralateral direito do respectivo animal. A imobilização do membro posterior esquerdo foi por meio de uma órtese adaptada. A análise morfométrica do sóleo foi realizada por meio de cortes transversais não seriados de 5 µm de espessura. Foram analisadas, por meio das imagens obtidas, a área das fibras musculares, juntamente com a densidade do tecido conjuntivo, comparando-as ao Grupo-controle, referentes à perna contralateral. Com sete e 14 dias de imobilização, pode-se observar redução significativa (p All types of immobilization contribute to muscular atrophy and, in a few days, the muscles undergo volume reduction or loss of function, known as atrophy. Thus, with one or two weeks of immobilization, metabolic activities are considerably reduced and muscle fibers are replaced by dense fibrous scar tissue. This study has as objective to analyze the effect of joint immobilization of the soleus muscle of posterior members of rats on morphometric profile view, at periods of 7 and 14 days. Ten male Rattus navergicus albinus, Wistar variety, were used, separated into two groups of 5 animals each, with the first

  16. Cytokine profile of rats fed a diet containing shrimp Perfil das citocinas de ratos alimentados com dieta de camarão

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    Elizabeth Lage Borges

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: Studies have shown that shrimps reduced the tensile strength of scars in rat skin. The aim of the present study was to assess the cytokine profile of rats fed shrimp. METHODS: Group 1 (control received a regular diet and Group 2 (experimental received a diet containing 33% shrimp for nine days. The two diets contained the same amounts of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Serum cytokine levels were determined by ELISA and a segment of the jejunum was taken to investigate its histological morphology and eosinophil infiltrate. RESULTS: The experimental group had lower serum levels of interleukin-4 (IL-4 (14.4±1.9 versus 18.11±2.6pg/mL; pOBJETIVO: Estudos mostraram que a dieta suplementada com camarão reduziu a resistência cicatricial na pele de ratos. Nesse contexto, o objetivo do presente estudo foi avaliar o perfil das citocinas de ratos que receberam dieta adicionada com camarão. MÉTODOS: Foram comparados um grupo controle e um grupo experimental, que receberam uma dieta enriquecida com camarão (33% durante nove dias. As duas dietas continham quantidades semelhantes de proteínas, lipídeos, e carboidratos. Os níveis séricos de citocinas foram avaliados por ELISA, assim como um segmento de jejuno foi obtido para exame histológico da morfologia e infiltrado de eosinófilos. RESULTADOS: A dieta adicionada com camarão diminuiu os níveis séricos de IL-4 (14,4±1,9 versus 18,11±2,6pg/mL, p<0,05 e IL-10 (5,0±0,98 versus 7,5±1,2pg/mL, p<0,05 e aumentou os níveis séricos de IL-6 (3,2±0,4 versus 17,8±2,3pg/mL, p<0,001 quando comparada com os animais controle. Morfologicamente, a dieta adicionada com camarão causou uma desorganização da arquitetura da mucosa intestinal, juntamente com uma abundância de eosinófilos nas vilosidades jejunais. CONCLUSÃO: Os dados sugerem que a ingestão de dieta adicionada com camarão leva a um aumento significativo da citocina IL-6, juntamente com uma diminuição da citocina

  17. Efectos de la desnutrición sobre la colagenización de anastomosis intestinales: análisis de procolágeno y telopéptido carboxiterminal mediante radioinmunoanálisis Role of malnutrition in intestinal anastomosis collagenization: an analysis of procollagen (PINP and carboxyterminal telopeptide (ICTP by radioimmunoassay

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    J. M. Álamo

    2007-02-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: diversos factores influyen en la cicatrización correcta de las suturas intestinales tras la práctica de una resección intestinal. Uno de los factores más implicados es el estado nutricional del paciente. Objetivos: evaluar la influencia de la desnutrición inducida sobre la viabilidad de una anastomosis intestinal primaria mediante el análisis del procolágeno (PINP como marcador de la síntesis de colágeno I, y del telopéptido carboxiterminal del colágeno I (ICTP como marcador de la destrucción del mismo. Métodos: 40 ratas Wistar y material de radioinmunoensayo. Métodos: diseñamos 2 grupos de ratas, 20 animales por cada grupo: grupo control (A y grupo "desnutrición" (B. Se analiza PINP e ICTP mediante RIA sobre tejido colónico homogeneizado, preanastomótico y anastomótico. Resultados: existen unos niveles menores de PINP en el colon de las ratas del grupo B comparado con el colon del grupo A (0,3620 y 0,4340 µg/g respectivamente (p = 0,032. Hay un mayor nivel de ICTP analizado en el colon del grupo B (0,9545 en contraposición a 0,8460 µg/g en el grupo A (p = 0,875. En las anastomosis del grupo B existe una menor síntesis de PINP en comparación con el grupo A (0,376 y 0,468 µg/g respectivamente, p = 0,002. Conclusiones: la anastomosis colónica incrementa los niveles de PINP e ICTP en el tejido cicatricial (p = 0,000; la malnutrición reduce la colagenización de las anastomosis (p = 0,000.Introduction: some clinical, anatomo-pathological, and technical factors influence the correct healing of intestinal suture following an intestinal resection. One of the most influential factors is patient nutritional status. Objectives: to evaluate the influence of malnutrition on the viability of primary intestinal anastomosis by the analysis of collagen I deposition. Methods: 40 Wistar rats, radioimmunoassay material. We used 2 groups of rats, 20 animals in each group: a control group (A and a "malnutrition" group (B

  18. Estudo comparativo do uso tópico de própolis verde e vermelha na reparação de feridas em ratos Comparative study of topical green and red propolis in the repair of wounds induced in rats

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    Lara Lívia Valença Batista

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar a ação cicatrizante de própolis verde e vermelha, correlacionando ao teor de flavonoides MÉTODOS: Foi realizada a quantificação de flavonoides totais dos extratos etanólicos de própolis verde e vermelha para posterior incorporação em pomada base a 20%. Utilizou-se 20 ratos Wistar distribuídos em quatro grupos: solução salina a 0,9% (S, pomada base (B, pomada própolis verde (G, pomada própolis vermelha (R, todos submetidos à confecção de lesões excisivas na região mediana do dorso. Os ratos foram tratados diariamente durante 15 dias. Neste período foram observados peso; temperatura corporal; diâmetro das feridas. Para análise histológica, amostras das feridas foram coletadas. Ao fim do experimento foram realizadas coleta sanguínea e remoção do rim e fígado para análises bioquímica e histológica. RESULTADOS: Os teores de flavonoides totais das própolis verde (4,50 % e vermelha (5,92 % foram elevados (>2 %, mas, embora a segunda apresente teor maior que a primeira, a evolução da própolis verde, macro e histologicamente, foi melhor na reparação das feridas. Não foram observadas nefro ou hepatotoxicidade, resultado corroborado pelos ensaios bioquímicos (TGP e albumina. A própolis influiu na redução de colesterol total, triglicerídeos e glicemia. CONCLUSÃO: Não foi possível correlacionar o teor de flavonoides totais com a ação cicatrizante da própolis. O dado revela a necessidade da elucidação dos flavonoides encontrados em cada classe de própolis para desvendar qual (ou quais flavonoide(s seria(m representativo(s no processo cicatricial.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the healing action of green and red propolis, correlating it with the content of flavonoids. METHODS: We performed quantification of total flavonoids of green and red propolis ethanol extracts for subsequent incorporation in ointment base to 20%. We used 20 Wistar rats divided into four groups: 0.9% saline (S, ointment base (B

  19. 头面颈部皮肤软组织缺损的显微外科修复%Microsurgical repair of skin and soft tissue defects on head, face, and neck

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    郑朝; 胡大海; 朱雄翔; 韩军涛; 王耀军; 李娜; 韩夫; 徐明达

    2010-01-01

    Objective To study the microsurgical method of repairing skin and soft tissue defects on head, face, and neck. Methods Thirty-one patients with skin and soft tissue defects on the head, face,or neck were hospitalized from July 2007 to May 2010, including 10 cases of scalp defects, 4 cases of skin and soft tissue defects on face, and 17 cases of skin and soft tissue defects on neck. Among them, the cause in 20 cases was trauma, and in 11 cases they were secondary to release of cicatricial contraction. Free flaps were transplanted to repair the wounds, including 13 latissimus dorsi flaps, 3 lateral thoracic flaps, 5 scapular flaps, and 10 anterolateral thigh flaps. The area of flaps ranged from 8 cm ×5 cm to 25 cm× 18 cm.Results All flaps survived, and all the wounds healed by first intention. The average length of hospital stay was 16.7 days. Twenty-eight patients were followed up for 2 months, and in all of them satisfactory function and appearance were restored. Conclusions Free flap graft based on microsurgery can repair wound of skin and soft tissue defects on head, face and neck by a single operation, which eases suffering of patients,and shortens the length of hospital stay.%目的 总结探讨头面颈部皮肤软组织缺损的游离皮瓣修复方法 . 方法 2007年7月-2010年5月,笔者单位共收治此类患者31例,包括头皮缺损10例、面部皮肤软组织缺损4例、颈部皮肤软组织缺损17例.其中由外伤引起的皮肤软组织缺损20例,瘢痕挛缩松解后继发缺损11例.采用游离皮瓣(背阔肌皮瓣13例、侧胸皮瓣3例、肩胛皮瓣5例、股前外侧皮瓣10例)修复创面,皮瓣面积8 cm×5 cm~25 cm × 18 cm. 结果皮瓣全部成活,创面均一次性愈合.患者平均住院时间为16.7 d.28例患者随访2个月,皮瓣外观、功能良好. 结论 以显微外科为基础的游离皮瓣移植可一次性修复头面颈部皮肤软组织缺损创面,减轻患者痛苦、缩短住院时间.

  20. Profile of wound healing process induced by allantoin Perfil do processo de cicatrização induzido pela alantoína

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    Lorena Ulhôa Araújo

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: To evaluate and characterize the wound healing process profile induced by allantoin incorporated in soft lotion oil/water emulsion using the planimetric and histological methods. METHODS: Female Wistar rats (n=60 were randomly assigned to 3 experimental groups: (C control group-without treatment; (E group treated with soft lotion O/W emulsion excipients; (EA group treated with soft lotion O/W emulsion containing allantoin 5%. The emulsions either containing or not allantoin were topically administered for 14 days and the wound area was evaluated by planimetry and by qualitative and quantitative histological analysis of open wound model. RESULTS: The data which were obtained and analyzed innovate by demonstrating, qualitatively and quantitatively, by histological analysis, the profile of healing process induced by allantoin. The results suggest that the wound healing mechanism induced by allantoin occurs via the regulation of inflammatory response and stimulus to fibroblastic proliferation and extracellular matrix synthesis. CONCLUSION: This work show, for the first time, the histological wound healing profile induced by allantoin in rats and demonstrated that it is able to ameliorate and fasten the reestablishment of the normal skin.OBJETIVO: Avaliar e caracterizar o perfil cicatricial induzido pela alantoína incorporada em uma emulsão óleo/água, sob os aspectos planimétrico e histológico. MÉTODOS: Ratos Wistar fêmeas (n=60 foram agrupados aleatoriamente em três grupos experimentais grupo controle - sem tratamento (C; grupo tratado com emulsão pura (E; grupo tratado com emulsão contendo 5% de alantoína (EA. As emulsões contendo ou não alantoína foram administradas topicamente durante 14 dias e a área da ferida foi avaliada por planimetria e por análise histológica qualitativa e quantitativa em modelo de ferida aberta. RESULTADOS: Na análise planimétrica não foi observado diferenças significativas entre os grupos

  1. Uretrostomia peniana e perineal em felinos domésticos Penile and perineal urethrostomy in domestic cats

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    Erika Cosendey Toledo de Mello Peixoto

    1997-12-01

    Full Text Available O conteúdo do presente trabalho é o resultado de diferentes técnicas de uretrostomia em felinos domésticos. Foram utilizados vinte quatro gatos sem raça definida, machos, distribuídos em quatro grupos de seis animais cada e submetidos a orquiectomia e aos seguintes procedimentos cirúrgicos: uretrostomia peniana cranial (grupo I, uretrostomia peniana caudal (grupoII, uretrostomia peniana craniocaudal (grupo III e uretrostomia perineal associada à penectomia cranial (grupo IV. Os resultados foram avaliados através de exame clínico geral, realizado do primeiro dia ao nonagésimo dia após intervenção cirúrgica. O aspecto macroscópico da ferida cirúrgica, grau de contração e aspecto estético foram inspecionados diariamente até a retirada dos pontos externos. Foram realizados exame de urina tipo l e urocultura, apenas nos animais que apresentaram melhores resultados: aqueles submetidos à uretrostomia peniana craniocaudal e à uretrostomia perineal associada à penectomia cranial. Esses exames foram realizados 24h antes do procedimento cirúrgico (T0, 15 (Tl e 30 (T2 do período pós-operatório. Os animais do primeiro grupo apresentaram fechamento completo da uretra peniana, os do segundo grupo apresentaram intensa retração cicatricial pós-operatória que promoveu exposição peniana permanente. Os animais do grupo III, também desenvolveram exposição peniana permanente, porém em menor grau. Os resultados apresentados por todos os indivíduos do grupo IV foramos melhores, sendo a técnica recomendada para desobstrução uretral em gatos.The content of lhe present paper is lhe result of different technics for urethrostomy in domestic cats. Twenty four mongrel males cats were used. They were distributed in four groups of six animais each and the following protocol were used: cranial penile urethrostomy (group 1, caudal penile urethrostomy (group II, association of the previous techniques (group III and association of cranial

  2. Intraoperative topical administration of mitomycin C, in different concentrations, on the cicatrization of mioplasties of the dorsal rectus of rabbits Administração tópica per-operatória da mitomicina C, em diferentes concentrações, sobre a cicatrização de mioplastias do reto dorsal de coelhos

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    Fabrício Villela Mamede

    2008-02-01

    Full Text Available Myoplasties of the extraocular muscle may cause adhesions between the operated muscle and the adjacent tissues, commonly generating cicatricial strabismus. With the purpose of reducing to a minimum the occurrence of adhesion, the effects of mitomycin C, an antifibrotic agent, were studied in concentrations of 0.008%, 0.02%, and 0.04% applied during intraoperative of myoplasties of the superior rectus muscle of rabbits. Fifty six animals were divided in five groups. During the postoperative, the operated areas were washed with physiological solution. Eye drop instillation to prevent inflammation and bacterial infection were used. The method to analyze the results consisted of clinical and histological evaluation and statistical analyzes. We also evaluated at the same time the amount of basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2 by immunohistochemical study. Clinically, more adhesions were found in the eyes of the control group than in the groups of treated eyes. However there was no significant statistics difference between the two groups (P>0.05. Histologically, mitomycin C caused a delayed cicatrization in the mioplastic areas, specially in the group who received the 0.02% concentration. The immunohistochemical showed FGF-2 marking in fibroblasts and macrophages, but between the groups there wasn't no difference. Based on those results, mitomycin C in the utilized concentrations was capable of delaying the cicatrization and consequently avoid the secondary strabismus without undesirable side effects.Mioplastias da musculatura extra-ocular podem ensejar aderências entre o músculo operado e os tecidos adjacentes, produzindo, não raro, estrabismos cicatriciais. Com intuito de se minimizar a ocorrência de aderências, investigaram-se os efeitos da mitomicina C, como agente antifibrótico, em concentrações ascendentes de 0,008, 0,02 e 0,04%, aplicada no per-operatório de mioplastias do reto superior do bulbo do olho de coelhos. Operaram-se 56

  3. Efeito da mitomicina C tópica na cicatrização de prega vocal em modelo suíno Topical mitomycin C effect on swine vocal folds healing

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    Paulo Antônio Monteiro Camargo

    2006-10-01

    Full Text Available Várias terapias adjuvantes à cirurgia vêm sendo usadas para modular o processo cicatricial nas pregas vocais, entre elas a Mitomicina tópica (MTC. OBJETIVOS: Avaliar os efeitos da MTC no processo de cicatrização de pregas vocais de suínos 30 dias após exérese de fragmento de mucosa com laser de CO2 mediante a mensuração da deposição de colágeno. FORMA DE ESTUDO: Experimental em suínos. MATERIAIS E MÉTODOS: Dois grupos de 6 suínos cada foram avaliados após exérese de fragmento de mucosa de prega vocal a laser de CO2 (grupo controle sem uso e grupo experimento com uso de MTC tópica. Após 30 dias os animais foram submetidos à eutanásia, sendo coletadas amostras das pregas vocais para análise histológica, a fim de quantificar a deposição de colágeno mediante coloração de Picrosirius Red. RESULTADOS: A média da área do colágeno total das pregas vocais do grupo controle foi de 2648,03 µm2, enquanto a média do colágeno total das pregas vocais do grupo experimento foi de 2200,30 µm2 (p = 0,0043. CONCLUSÃO: A MTC usada topicamente após a exérese de fragmento de mucosa da prega vocal a laser de CO2 em suínos, diminui, significativamente, a deposição do colágeno total.several adjuvant therapies to surgery have been used to modulate the healing process of vocal folds, including topic mitomycin (MTC. AIM: to evaluate the effect of topical MTC in the healing process of vocal folds 30 days after the exeresis of a mucosal fragment with CO2 laser in a swine model (control group without mitomycin and study group with topical MTC, with collagen deposition measurement. STUDY TYPE: prospective experimental in swine. METHODS: two groups of 6 swine each were subjected to exeresis of a mucosal fragment of the vocal fold with CO2 laser. Immediately after the procedure MTC was applied topically for three minutes on the study group. Thirty days later the animals were slaughtered and samples of the vocal folds were collected for

  4. Effect of topical application of fibronectin in duodenal wound healing in rats Efeito da aplicação tópica da fibronectina em feridas duodenais de ratos

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    Teresa Neuma de Souza Brito

    2003-03-01

    de solução 0,9% e no grupo teste (n=15 a lesão duodenal foi tratada com FN 1%. A cicatrização da lesão foi estudada após cinco, sete e dez dias de observação. O estudo histopatológico foi realizado nas colorações hematoxilina-eosina, tricrômico de Masson e reação imunohistoquímica para FN. Um sistema digital de graduação histológica foi usado para obtenção de escores para cada grupo. RESULTADOS: A FN esteve expressada em todas as camadas estudadas do duodeno. Os níveis celular e plasmático da FN aumentaram linearmente com a evolução do processo cicatricial. No grupo teste a FN contribuiu para melhorar a cicatrização das lesões nos três intervalos do estudo, quando se fez a comparação com o grupo de controle. CONCLUSÃO: O uso tópico de FN em feridas duodenais suturadas de ratos melhora a cicatrização mediante o incremento no aparecimento de fibroblastos, colágeno e tecido de granulação. Esta aceleração na cicatrização pode significar um importante papel na consolidação dessas lesões.

  5. 都江堰友爱学校地震伤员康复状况调查分析%Rehabilitation needs of earthquake victims in Dujiangyan Youai primary school in Sichuan Province

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    潘福琼; 黎浩然; 杨玉龙; 田金艳; 赵冠兰; 彭博; 陈启明; 罗尚蔚; 何锦华; 彭元宏

    2011-01-01

    Objective To investigate the status of dysfunction and rehabilitation needs of earthquake victims in Dujiangyan Youai primary school in Sichuan Province,to provide a guideline for further rehabilitation. Methods Live investigation was performed for 105 patients in the school. Amputation Body Image Scale (ABIS)was used as psychological assessment to investigate the psychological status of 40 amputees. Results Among the 105 victims,there were 44 cases of fracture (41.9%) ,40 cases of amputee ( 39% ),15 cases of crush syndrome ( 14. 2% ) and 6 cases of head injury (5. 7% ). Most of them had different levels of physical dysfunction,including 62 cases of decreased muscle strength ( 59. 1% ) ,32 cases of muscular atrophy ( 30. 2% ) ,49 cases of limited range of motion ( ROM ) ( 46. 7% ) , 70 cases of cicatricial adhesion ( 66. 7% ) , 14 cases of sensory disorder ( 13.3% ) , 32 cases of arthrogryposis ( 30. 5% ) ,23 cases of abnormal gait ( 21.9% ) and 26 cases of limitation in activities of daily living ( ADL ) ( 24. 8% ). Conclusions Sichuan earthquake victims in Youai primary school had different levels of rehabilitation needs. Further rehabilitation is needed and intensive attention should be paid to those wounded with psychological problems.%目的 分析全国首家无障碍学校--四川省都江堰友爱学校地震伤员的伤情、功能障碍、康复现状及需求,为下一步康复医疗提供依据.方法 对105例在校伤员进行现场功能评估,采用截肢身体意象评估量表(ABIS),对40名截肢伤员进行问卷调查.结果 105例伤员中,骨折44例(41.9%)、截肢40例(39%)、挤压伤15例(14.2%)、脑外伤6例(5.7%);大都存在的不同程度、多种功能障碍问题,其中肌力减退62例(59.1%),肌肉萎缩32例(30.2%),关节活动度(ROM)受限49例(46.7%),瘢痕粘连增生70例(66.7%),感觉障碍14例(13.3%),关节挛缩32例(30.5%),步态异常23例(21.9%),生活不能完全自理26例(24.8%).结论 105

  6. Restauração do diafragma de felino com enxerto autólogo de pericárdio Reconstruction of feline diaphragm with autologous pericardium graft

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    Saulo Tadeu Lemos Pinto Filho

    2003-10-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar o uso de enxerto autólogo de pericárdio para correção de defeitos diafragmáticos em felinos. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados doze gatos domésticos, adultos, sem raça definida, pesando entre dois e quatro quilogramas. O procedimento cirúrgico consistiu de toracotomia no 7º espaço intercostal esquerdo, remoção de um retalho do pericárdio de, aproximadamente, 2,0 x 4,0 cm e sutura desse em um defeito de tamanho aproximado criado no diafragma. Cinco animais foram observados por um período de 30 dias de pós-operatório e o restante em 60 dias, quando foram submetidos à eutanásia para observação macroscópica e coleta de amostras para avaliação histológica. RESULTADOS: Foi observada nos animais do grupo de 30 dias, substituição parcial e no grupo de 60 dias, substituição total do enxerto de pericárdio por tecido fibrovascular, permitindo o restabelecimento completo do diafragma. Macroscopicamente, foi verificada presença de aderência na cavidade torácica, com o pulmão e pleura parietal e, na cavidade abdominal, com o fígado e omento, porém, sem comprometimento clínico das estruturas envolvidas. CONCLUSÃO: O enxerto autólogo felino pode ser utilizado para reparação de defeitos diafragmáticos, pois suporta a diferença de pressão presente, sendo substituído por tecido cicatricial, sem apresentar sinais clínicos e histológicos de rejeição.PURPOSE: Evaluate the use of feline autologous pericardium to correct diaphragmatic defects. METHODS: Twelve male and female, adult, mixed breed, domestic cats were used weighing between 2 and 4 kilogram. The surgical procedure consisted of thoracotomy of the 7th left intercostal space, removal of a pericardium graft of approximately 2,0 x 4,0 cm and the graft was sutured in a defect of the same size in the diaphragm. Six animals were observed for a period of 30 days postoperatively and six for 60 days. After this period they were submitted to euthanasia for

  7. Condição ocular dos indivíduos facectomizados na região centro-oeste do estado de São Paulo: estudo populacional Cataract-operated individuals at the Center-Western zone of São Paulo state: populational survey

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    Olívia Matai

    2008-02-01

    % of the patients had visual acuity improved with refractive error correction. The main causes of poor vision were refractive error, posterior capsule opacification (19.4%, bullous keratophaty (8.3%, cicatricial chorioretinitis (8.3%, aphakic eyes (8.3%, age-related macular degeneration (5.5%, leukoma (5.5%, glaucoma (5.5%, optic atrophy (5.5%, retinal detachment (2.8%, retinal pigment epithelium atrophy (2.8% and high myopia (2.8%. CONCLUSION: Cataract projects are effective in reducing preventable blindness caused by lens opacity. However, long-term scheduled evaluation of operated patients is necessary avoiding consequent blindness resulting from neglected follow-up.

  8. Measurement of the flexing force of the fingers by a dynamic splint with a dynamometer Medida da força de flexão dos dedos da mão através de órtese dinâmica com dinamômetro

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    Silmara Nicolau Pedro da Silva

    2005-10-01

    ça no tendão flexor diminui conforme aumenta o grau de amplitude articular. Observou uma relação entre o comprimento do dedo e a magnitude da força exercida no tendão durante a flexão do dedo, sendo que nos dedos mais compridos os tendões são submetidos a forças maiores. Quando comparou a estatura e envergadura com a magnitude da força aplicada no tendão flexor, observou uma relação positiva em todos os graus de flexão estudados, exceto a 30º. O sexo masculino apresentou maior força em todos os graus de amplitude articular. CONCLUSÕES: Conclui que é possível medir a força de flexão transmitida pelos tendões flexores através de uma órtese acoplada a um dinamômetro, que esta força é maior nos indivíduos do sexo masculino, com dedos mais longos, de maior altura e envergadura e que tais dados permitirão o desenvolvimento de futuros trabalhos no campo da reabilitação da mão, auxiliando pacientes portadores de lesões de tendões, retração cicatricial, deformidades e rigidez articular.

  9. Miringosclerose em pacientes com insuficiência renal crônica: análise comparativa com um grupo controle Myringosclerosis in patients with chronic renal failure: comparative analysis with a control group

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    Silvio Caldas Neto

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available A miringoesclerose é uma alteração cicatricial da lâmina própria da membrana timpânica caracterizada por proliferação de fibras colágenas, seguida de hialinização, deposição de cálcio e fósforo, seguindo uma seqüência semelhante ao que ocorre em outros tipos de calcificação patológica comuns em pacientes com doença renal crônica. OBJETIVO: Verificar a influencia da insuficiência renal crônica (IRC na prevalência da miringoesclerose. MÉTODO: Foi realizada otoscopia em 341 pacientes com IRC em hemodiálise e em 356 indivíduos de um grupo controle. Foi comparada a freqüência de otoscopia positiva entre os dois grupos, procurando-se relacionar com variáveis pessoais e relacionadas a IRC. RESULTADOS: O grupo de pacientes apresentou 11,7% de otoscopia positiva contra 5,1% do grupo controle. Não houve influência do sexo ou cor na freqüência da miringoesclerose. Porém, os grupos foram heterogêneos em relação à faixa etária. Também não houve diferença importante no tempo de diálise nem nos níveis séricos de minerais e do PTH entre os pacientes do grupo de estudo que apresentavam otoscopia positiva ou negativa. CONCLUSÃO: Os achados, embora apontem para uma maior ocorrência da miringoesclerose nos pacientes renais crônicos, não nos permitem concluir com certeza que exista alguma relação entre a IRC e as alterações timpânicas.Myringosclerosis is a scar of the tympanic membrane lamina propria, resulting from trauma or inflammation, characterized by proliferation of collagen, hyalinization, calcium and phosphate deposits and cartilaginous or osseous metaplasia of the middle ear mucosa, a sequence that is similar to that taking place in other types of pathologic calcification, common in chronic renal failure (CRF. AIM: To verify the influence of chronic renal failure on the prevalence of myringosclerosis. METHOD: The otoscopic examination was done in 341 chronic renal failure patients and in 356 normal

  10. Colgajo libre osteocutáneo escapular en el tratamiento diferido de herida por arma de fuego Scapular osteocutaneous free flap in the deferred treatment of firearm wounds

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    D. Durán Moreno

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Las heridas por arma de fuego de velocidad alta o intermedia, provocan importantes pérdidas de tejido óseo y blando. El tratamiento diferido de estos casos (tratamiento reconstructivo requiere el aporte de tejido sano de regiones distantes mediante técnicas microquirúrgicas en la mayoría de las ocasiones. Exponemos la utilidad del colgajo osteocutáneo escapular (COE para la reconstrucción de defectos óseos mandibulares laterales con amplio defecto cutáneomucoso. Citamos detalles técnicos de la realización del colgajo ilustrados con la presentación de un caso clínico de un varón de 19 años con herida por arma de fuego en tercio inferior de la región lateral izquierda. Pérdida ósea del cuerpo mandibular y cutánea de la mejilla y región yugal ipsilateral. El tratamiento inicial consistió en traqueotomía, desbridamiento de tejidos desvitalizados, ferulización dentaria, bloqueo intermaxilar, colocación de placa de reconstrucción mandibular y colgajo de avance cervico-facial para cierre del defecto cutáneo. La necrosis del colgajo de avance cervicofacial produjo comunicación orofacial. La retracción cicatricial limitó la apertura oral a 0,8 cm. De forma diferida se procedió a colgajo osteomiocutáneo escapular-paraescapular del brazo izquierdo para reconstrución mandibular y de partes blandas intra y extraorales. Resultados satisfactorios estética y funcionalmente. Complicaciones producidas: fístula salival, desinserción del brazo largo del tríceps, y dehiscencia de herida de zona donante escapular que necesitó intervención para cierre mediante colgajo local.Firearm wounds caused by high-velocity projectiles cause enormous losses of bone and soft tissue. The deferred treatment of these cases (delayed reconstruction in most cases requires the transfer of free tissue from other areas of the body. The use of scapular and parascapular free flaps with scapular bone for the reconstruction of large lateral mandibular

  11. Fonsecaea pedrosoi cerebral phaeohyphomycosis ("chromoblastomycosis": first human culture-proven case reported in Brazil Feohifomicose cerebral ("cromoblastomicose" por Fonsecaea pedrosoi: primeiro caso demonstrado por cultura do fungo no Brasil

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    José Paulo S. Nóbrega

    2003-08-01

    Full Text Available Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis ("chromoblastomycosis" is a rare intracranial lesion. We report the first human culture-proven case of brain abscesses due to Fonsecaea pedrosoi in Brazil. The patient, a 28 year-old immunocompetent white male, had ocular manifestations and a hypertensive intracranial syndrome. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI of the brain revealed a main tumoral mass involving the right temporo-occipital area and another smaller apparently healed lesion at the left occipital lobe. A cerebral biopsy was performed and the pathological report was cerebral chromoblastomycosis. The main lesion was enucleated surgically and culture of the necrotic and suppurative mass grew a fungus identified as Fonsecaea pedrosoi. The patient had received a knife wound sixteen years prior to his hospitalization and, more recently, manifested a pulmonary granulomatous lesion in the right lung with a single non-pigmented form of a fungus present. It was speculated that the fungus might have gained entrance to the host through the skin lesion, although a primary respiratory lesion was not excluded. The patient was discharged from the hospital still with ocular manifestations and on antimycotic therapy and was followed for eight months without disease recurrence. Few months after he had complications of the previous neuro-surgery and died. A complete autopsy was performed and no residual fungal disease was found.A Feohifomicose cerebral ("cromoblastomicose" é uma lesão rara. Apresentamos o primeiro caso desta entidade com cultura do abscesso cerebral, devido a Fonsecaea pedrosoi. O paciente, um homem de 28 anos de idade, imunocompetente, apresentou manifestações oculares e síndrome de hipertensão intracraniana. Imagens de ressonância magnética (MRI cerebral mostraram massa tumoral envolvendo a área temporo-occipital direita e outra lesão menor, possivelmente cicatricial, no lobo occipital esquerdo. Biopsia cerebral mostrou cromoblastomicose cerebral

  12. Clinical analysis on intraoperative hemorrhage status of pernicious placenta previa patients%12例凶险性前置胎盘术中出血情况的临床分析

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    李秀彦; 茹美艳

    2012-01-01

    OBJECTIVE To investigate the reason and precautionary measures of massive haemorrhage during repeated cesare-an section in pregnancy patients with scar uterous and placenta previa. METHODS The clinical data of 15S parturients patients who undergoing cesarean section again from 2009 to 2011 were analyzed retrospectively, 12 cases of all patients were with placenta previa, 143 cases were without. RESULTS The rate of massive haemorrhage, placenta accreta and threatened uterine rupture in group re-cesarean section (who with cicatricial uterus and placenta previa) were higher respectively than those whitout placenta previa-lntraoperauve massive hemorrhage occured in S cases who with the central type placenta praevia, and 4 cases were placenta previa and threatened uterine rupture. CONCLUSION Antetheca central placenta praevia plus placenta implantation is a chief factor of massive hemorrhage of intraoperative cesarean section. Making good preoperalive preparations, such as uterine artery embolization (UAE), is significant for the outcome of pregnancy.%目的 探讨癜痕子宫伴前置胎盘(凶险性前置胎盘)再次剖宫产患者术中大出血的发生原因以及预防措施.方法 收集分析2009年9月~2011年11月某院行单胎再次剖宫产155例患者的临床资料,其中伴前置胎盘者12例(观察组),瘢痕子宫不伴前置胎盘143例(对照组).癜痕子宫伴前置胎盘者12例术中出血原因进行归纳总结分析.结果 癜痕子宫伴前置胎盘组合并中央性前置胎盘,胎盘植入、先兆子宫破裂均高于癜痕子宫不伴前置胎盘组.5例瘢痕子宫伴前置胎盘剖宫产术中大出血均为胎盘植入,且5例均为中央性前置胎盘,4例是前壁胎盘合并先兆子宫破裂.结论 前壁中央性前置胎盘合并胎盘植入是瘢痕子宫伴前置胎盘剖宫产术中大出血主要原因.术前做好相应预防措施,必要时做好子宫动脉栓塞准备,尽可能保留子宫,对妊娠结局非常重要.

  13. Influência do ácido ascórbico em anastomoses e alças jejunais íntegras de rato Influence of ascorbic acid on anastomotic and jejunal resistance in rat

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    Andy PETROIANU

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available Racional - O efeito do ácido ascórbico sobre os processos cicatriciais anastomóticos apresenta resultados conflitantes na literatura. Objetivo - Comparar a resistência cicatricial de anastomoses e de segmentos íntegros jejunais de ratos submetidos a administração de vitamina C, em distintos períodos pós-operatórios. Método - Foram estudados 50 ratos Wistar, submetidos a secção e subseqüente anastomose término-terminal de segmento jejunal, a 10 cm da flexura duodenojejunal. Os animais foram divididos em dois grupos (n = 25: Grupo I - controle; Grupo II - administração de vitamina C oral, 100 mg/kg. Avaliaram-se as pressões de ruptura anastomótica e do segmento íntegro jejunal nos 3º, 5º, 7º, 21º e 28º dias pós-operatórios. Resultados - Os ratos que receberam vitamina C apresentaram uma pressão de ruptura anastomótica maior nos 5º, 7º e 28º dias pós-operatórios. O mesmo ocorreu com as pressões de ruptura do segmento íntegro jejunal dos ratos. Conclusões - A vitamina C aumentou a resistência das anastomoses jejunais dos ratos, tanto no pós-operatório imediato, quanto no tardio. Além disso, a resistência final dos segmentos jejunais íntegros dos ratos submetidos a administração de vitamina C foi significativamente maior do que no Grupo Controle.Backgroud - The effects of vitamin C on anastomotic healing process are controversial. Objective - To compare the jejunal anastomotic tension and in the upright segment in different postoperative periods. Method - Fifty male rats weighing 250 to 400 grams were submitted to laparotomy. The jejunum was transversally cut 10 cm from the duodenojejunal flexure, and subsequently anastomosed. The rats were divided into two groups (n = 25. Group I - control, Group II - oral administration of vitamin C (100 mg/kg. The anastomotic and the upright segment resistance was determined by using bursting pressure test on the 3rd, 5th , 7th , 21st and 28th postoperative days

  14. Uso de dilatador temporário em papilas mamárias de vacas, submetidas a lesões experimentais Use of temporary dilatator in cow mammary papilla submitted to experimental lesions

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    V.A. Gheller

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Trinta e duas papilas mamárias de vacas da raça Holandesa, em período seco, foram submetidas a telotomia lateral que produziu defeito linear na mucosa da parte papilar do seio lactífero (PPSL. Houve excisão de um retângulo de mucosa de tamanho padronizado que provocou um defeito retangular na mucosa do PPSL, oposto à telotomia. Todas as telotomias foram suturadas e, aleatoriamente, em 16 delas foram introduzidas sondas de Foley de 2,7mm de diâmetro, formando o grupo de papilas com dilatador. A distensão dos balonetes das sondas de Foley provocou a dilatação da PPSL o que forçou a manutenção das sondas, por sete dias, na papila mamária. As 16 papilas restantes formaram o grupo de papilas sem dilatador. Foram realizadas videoteloscopias antes (dia 0 e após as telotomias (dia 8, após a retirada das sondas de Foley e dia 15. As avaliações morfológica e histológica do processo de cicatrização dos defeitos lineares e retangulares evidenciaram que o uso de dilatador na PPSL auxiliou na orientação cicatricial, mantendo a patência do seio lactífero em um maior número de papilas, quando os dois grupos foram comparados. A dilatação da PPSL interferiu na cicatrização das telotomias, e provocou maior número de alterações no epitélio de revestimento do seio lactífero.Thirty two mammary teats of Holstein cows, in the dry period, were submitted to histological examination. Lateral thelostomy was performed in all teats, producing a linear defect on the mucous membrane of the lactiferous sinus (MMLS. The teats were also submitted to a standard rectangular excision on the mucous membrane of MMLS, on the opposite side of thelostomy. All thelostomies were sutured and then the teats were divided in 2 groups. One group received Foleys's catheter of 2.7mm in diameter and was designed teat distention group. The 16 remain teats formed the no teat distention group. The Foleys's catheter balloon distention produced MMLS dilatation and

  15. Perfil de proteases de lesões cutâneas experimentais em camundongos tratadas com a lectina isolada das sementes de Canavalia brasiliensis Proteases profile of skin wounds treated with lectin from Canavalia brasiliensis seeds

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    Flávio de Oliveira Silva

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi determinar o perfil de proteases em lesões cutâneas experimentais tratadas com a lectina isolada das sementes da Canavalia brasiliensis (ConBr livre e conjugada com o seu açúcar específico. Lesões cirúrgicas foram produzidas assepticamente na região dorsal de camundongos (n=120, divididos de acordo com o tratamento empregado: Grupo NaCl (NaCl 150mM, Grupo manose (manose 100mM, Grupo ConBr (ConBr 100µg mL-1 e Grupo ConBr/manose (solução contendo ConBr 100µg mL-1 preparada em manose 100mM. Amostras da área lesada foram coletadas para determinação do perfil de proteases e atividade colagenolítica no 2°, no 7° e no 12° dia de pós-operatório. O perfil das proteínas realizado através de eletroforese SDS-PAGE demonstrou a presença de proteínas com massa molecular de 67kDa em todos os grupos. O Grupo ConBr/manose apresentou a maior atividade colagenolítica no 12° dia de pós-operatório. A lectina isolada das sementes da Canavalia brasiliensis influenciou a expressão de proteases com atividade colagenolítica podendo assim interferir no processo cicatricial das lesões cutâneas em camundongos.The objective of the present study was determining the proteases profile of cutaneous healings treated with free and conjugated lectin of Canavalia brasiliensis (ConBr and their specific sugar. An aseptic wound was produced in the thoracic area of the mice (n=120, divided according to the employed treatment: NaCl Group (150mM NaCl, manose Group (100mM manose, ConBr Group (100µg mL-1 ConBr and ConBr/manose Group (solution containing 100µg mL-1 ConBr prepared in 100mM manose. Samples of the injured area were collected for determination of proteases profile and collagenolytic activity on 2nd, 7th e 12th days after the surgery. Electrophoresis SDS-PAGE demonstrated proteins with molecular mass of 67kDa in all groups. Group IV presented the highest collagenolytic activity on the 12th day post surgery. Con

  16. Antibióticos em tonsilectomias: terapêutico ou profilático? Necessário ou abusivo? Antibiotic use in tonsillectomies: therapeutic or prophylactic? Required or excessive?

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    Otávio Bejzman Piltcher

    2005-10-01

    Full Text Available A adenotonsilectomia é uma das cirurgias mais comumente realizadas na população pediátrica e adulta jovem. A morbidade pós-operatória de tal procedimento cirúrgico é importante incluindo odinofagia, disfagia, otalgia, febre, halitose, perda ponderal e redução da aceitação por via oral. Após a tonsilectomia, com ou sem adenoidectomia, a colonização da loja tonsilar aberta pela flora bacteriana oral causaria uma exacerbação da reação inflamatória local, piorando a dor pós-operatória. A hipótese de que a redução da população bacteriana na ferida cirúrgica aberta possa diminuir a inflamação local, promover o processo cicatricial e acelerar a recuperação pós-operatória determinou inúmeros estudos que abordaram a relação entre o uso perioperatório de antibióticos e a morbidade pós-operatória da adenotonsilectomia. Apesar desses estudos se definirem como avaliadores do uso profilático cirúrgico de antibióticos nessas cirurgias, não houve seguimento das normas de antibioticoprofilaxia cirúrgica internacionalmente aceitas, sendo que a maioria utiliza antibióticos por sete dias pós-operatórios. Através de uma revisão crítica da literatura, os autores discutem os prós e contras do uso de antibiótico nas tonsilectomias ou adenotonsilectomias, assim como a correta definição para sua utilização.Adenotonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the pediatric and young adult populations. The postoperative morbidity of this surgical procedure is often significant, including odynophagia, dysphagia, fever, halitosis, loss of weight and reduced oral intake. After tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy, the colonization of the open tonsillar fossae by the bacterial population of the oral cavity would cause an exacerbation of the local inflammatory response worsening postoperative pain. The hypothesis that a reduction of the bacterial population of an open surgical wound could

  17. Tamponamento das lesões renais transfixantes com colágeno tipo I Type I collagen used to tamponade transfixing lesion of the kidney

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    Mario Mantovani

    1999-10-01

    Full Text Available Nos últimos anos temos atendido vítimas de trauma com ferimento transfixante dos rins direito e esquerdo. Em trabalho anterior utilizamos colágeno tipo I em ferimentos transfixantes do fígado, com bons resultados. Assim, extendemos a utilização do método para o rim aplicando o colágeno tipo I produzido na UNICAMP, o qual pode ser injetado e moldado ocupando toda a área lesada e o trajeto anfractuoso ou irregular. Desta forma pode-se conseguir um tamponamento completo, coibindo a hemorragia e sustando a perda de urina. O colágeno será posteriormente reabsorvido não funcionando como corpo estranho. Trinta e seis cães foram submetidos a lesão transfixante na região inferior do rim esquerdo, procurando simular uma lesão produzida por um projétil de arma de fogo. Seis destes animais não receberam tratamento e foram a óbito por choque hemorrágico. Em todos os outros 30 animais, aplicou-se o colágeno tipo I em toda a extensão do túnel formado pela lesão, através da injeção do material. Foram realizadas avaliações clínicas no pós-operatório, sendo os cães sacrificados, em grupos de seis, aos 4, 7,15, 30 e 60 dias de pós-operatório O estudo macroscópico e microscópico, revelou uma formação cicatricial homogênea, com regeneração renal intensa, precoce e organizada, a partir do 7º dia de pós-operatório. Conclui-se que a aplicação do colágeno tipo I, nestes tipos de ferimentos são de aplicação simples e segura.Over the past years we have used of the type I collagen to tamponade transfixing hepatic lesions in dogs, manufactured at University of Campinas. We have considered the use of this collagen to tamponed transfixing renal lesions, wich can be molded to the entire wounded area thus tamponading all surface irregularities. In this way, a complete tamponade way be achieved, and urinary loss is prevented. Thirty six mongrel dogs received a perforating transfixing lesion in the distal region of the kidney

  18. Atividade antibacteriana e cicatrizante do óleo de buriti Mauritia flexuosa L. Antibacterial and healing activities of buriti oil Mauritia flexuosa L.

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    Jael Soares Batista

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a atividade antibacteriana in vitro e cicatrizante do óleo de buriti (M. flexuosa em feridas realizadas em ratos (Rattus norvegicus albinus. Para a avaliação antibacteriana in vitro, foram utilizados cinco patógenos bacterianos incluindo espécies gram-positivas e espécies gram-negativas mediante o uso do método de difusão em ágar. Para a avaliação da atividade cicatrizante, foram utilizados 40 ratos da linhagem Wistar, divididos em dois grupos: o grupo I, composto por 20 ratos com feridas cutâneas, tratados com aplicação tópica do creme base com 10% de óleo de buriti, e o grupo II, controle, com o mesmo número de animais que receberam a aplicação tópica do creme base. A aplicação do produto foi realizada em feridas padronizadas, circulares de 1cm de diâmetro na região dorsolombar. As avaliações clínica, morfométrica e histopatológica das feridas foram realizadas no 3°, 7°, 14° e 21° dias. Em relação à avaliação da atividade antibacteriana, os resultados mostraram que houve inibição do crescimento bacteriano em quatro dos cinco patógenos testados. Em relação à área da ferida, foi observada redução significativa da área no 14o dia e maior percentual de contração das feridas do grupo tratado em relação ao controle. No décimo quarto dia, as feridas tratadas com o óleo do buriti apresentavam aumento significativo na contagem de fibroblastos e fibras colágenas, além de completo processo de reepitelização, enquanto o grupo controle necessitava de mais tempo para resolução do processo cicatricial.The aim of this study was to evaluate the in vitro antimicrobial activity and wound healing effect of buriti oil (M. flexuosa in rats. To evaluate the in vitro antimicrobial activity, five species of bacteria, including both gram-negative and gram-positive, were tested by the agar diffusion method. To assess the wound healing effect, 40 rats of Wistar lineage were

  19. Manejo del enoftalmos como secuela de fracturas del complejo cigomático-orbitario con apoyo de estereolitografía Management of enophtalmos as sequelae of zygomatic complex orbital fractures with stereolitography model support

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    H. Malagón Hidalgo

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available El enoftalmos postraumático se define como la discrepancia entre el volumen orbitario y su contenido; este balance puede verse alterado por múltiples factores, como el secuestro tardío del contenido orbitario por atrapamiento en el sitio de la fractura, herniación del contenido orbitario, necrosis del tejido adiposo orbitario, contracción cicatricial del tejido retrobulbar, pérdida del sistema de suspensión ligamentario del globo ocular y aumento de volumen de la cavidad orbitaria. El presente estudio aborda el problema del enoftalmos postraumático como una deformidad difícil de corregir. Están descritos abordajes cutáneos extensos como el coronal, el subciliar o el intraoral; la técnica descrita por Henry Kawamoto en 1998 describe un procedimiento de menor invasión mediante abordajes de mínima exposición que permiten la refracturación y el alineamiento del cuerpo zigomático, brindando así grandes ventajas sobre las técnicas convencionales. Presentamos el método aplicado en el servicio de Cirugía Reconstructiva del Centro Médico del Instituto de Seguridad Social del Estado de México y Municipios (ISSEMyM para el manejo de pacientes con enoftalmos como secuela de traumatismos del complejo cigomático-malar; para ello empleamos un método por asistencia con modelos estereolitográficos para la planificación quirúrgica del diseño de osteotomías para corregir la deformidad facial y para determinar las dimensiones del defecto a reparar, así como el tipo y cantidad de materiales aloplásticos o autólogos a emplear. Compartimos la experiencia de los casos tratados en nuestro Servicio entre 2006 y 2010.Post-traumatic enophthalmos is defined as the discrepancy between the orbital volume and its content; this balance can be altered by many factors, such as the entrapment or herniation of the orbital content at the fracture site, orbital adipose tissue necrosis, scar contraction of the retrobulbar tissue, loss of the eyeball

  20. Use of castor oil polyurethane in an alternative technique for medial patella surgical correction in dogs Utilização do poliuretano de mamona em técnica alternativa de correção cirúrgica da luxação medial de patela em cães

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    Fabrício de Oliveira Frazilio

    2006-01-01

    -se em 5%, o nível de rejeição da hipótese de nulidade. RESULTADOS: Não foi observada interação óssea (osteointegração no grupo polímero de mamona. Houve reabsorção do enxerto ao longo do período experimental e ausência de células inflamatórias nos períodos analisados. CONCLUSÃO: O polímero de mamona auxiliou no processo cicatricial, foi biocompatível sem presença de inflamação, podendo ser usado em articulações como uma alternativa para o preenchimento ósseo.

  1. Clinical analysis of eight cases of acne inversa%反常性痤疮八例分析

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    仓田; 曾跃平; 王宝玺

    2013-01-01

    Objective To investigate the clinical feature and treatment of acne inversa.Methods This study included eight patients (7 males and 1 female) hospitalized for acne inversa in the Institute of Dermatology,Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College.Clinical data were retrospectively collected and analyzed.Results All the patients presented with characteristic clinical manifestations on admission,including disfiguring scars and purulent secretions with different levels of pain.Six patients had hyperpyrexia during hospitalization.The average age at onset was 17 years (range,6-30 years).Seven patients had no family history.Topical or systemic therapy may be tried because of the multifocal nature of the disease.It was often treated by antibiotics,isotretinoin and glucocorticoids,and sometimes by tumor necrosis factor α-inhibitors,anti-androgens and immunosuppressive agents.Wide surgical excision was frequently used for the control of severe conditions,e.g.,acne inversa of Hurley grade Ⅲ.The hospital stay varied from 8 to 47 days (average,27.75 days) for four patients undergoing surgical treatment,from 13 to 123 days (average,46.5 days) for four patients receiving no surgical treatment.Four patients experienced recurrence after hospital discharge,one patient was cured after surgical treatment but developed novel abscesses and nodules in perianal region five years later,three patients were lost to follow-up.Conlusions Acne inversa,which can be either familial or sporadic,is commonly treated by antibiotics,isotretinoin and glucocorticoids.Surgical operation can be used to remove cicatricial bands and drained abscesses in patients with acne inversa.%目的 探讨反常性痤疮的临床特点及治疗经验.方法 回顾性分析于我院住院治疗的8例反常性痤疮患者的临床资料.结果 8例患者入院时皮损均有瘢痕、脓性分泌物和不同程度的疼痛,6例出现高热.男7例,女1例,发病年龄6 ~ 30岁,平均17

  2. Ventajas de la cicatrización cutánea asistida por láser (LASH Advantages of laser assisted scar healing (LASH

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    S. Mordon

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available La fase final de toda cirugía es la sutura y su cicatriz correspondiente y, frecuentemente, ésta es la única secuela visible de una intervención. La técnica LASH (cicatrización cutánea asistida por láser, estimula los mecanismos de reparación de la piel por efecto térmico, condicionando la calidad de la cicatrización. Estudios experimentales en ratones comparando los resultados obtenidos en heridas quirúrgicas radiadas con laser diodo 810 nm tras ser suturadas, con los obtenidos en igual tipo de heridas suturadas de manera convencional, han demostrado que se consiguen cicatrices mucho menos visibles cuando se practica el tratamiento con láser. La histología confirma, comparativamente, una notable aceleración del proceso cicatricial con modificación del TGFβ (Transforming Growth Factor-Beta directamente implicado en la reparación tisular, en los animales en los que la sutura fue asistida por láser. Igualmente, el análisis tensiométrico demostró mayor resistencia a la acción de estiramiento mecánico en estas heridas. Estudios clínicos en pacientes sometidos a dermolipectomia, reducción mamaria y estiramiento facial, demuestran que al tratar con LASH una parte o una de las líneas de sutura, los análisis realizados tanto por los pacientes como por cirujanos independientes a los 8 días, 3 meses y un año, evidencian resultados más favorables para la técnica láser, Las dosis eficaces determinadas para las fluencias láser están entre 80 y 120 J/cm². La técnica LASH es simple de efectuar, reproducible, rápida y ofrece una clara evidencia de que es posible reducir considerablemente la cicatriz, logrando que ésta sea de mejor calidad y más estética.Suture is the final stage of surgery and as a consequence, a scar is frequently the only visible effect after an operation. LASH technique (Laser Assisted Scar Healing produces thermal effects to stimulate mechanisms for tissue repair that will determine the quality of

  3. 口腔颌面部结节性筋膜炎临床病理分析%Clinical and Pathological Analysis of Nodular Fasciitis in Oral and Maxillofacial Region

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    李海如

    2015-01-01

    目的探讨结节性筋膜炎的临床及病理学特征及其鉴别诊断。方法对23例口腔颌面部结节性筋膜炎临床和病理资料进行复习,重新确诊。结果结节性筋膜炎表现为生长迅速,肿块小,质硬边界不清软组织肿块。光镜特点疏松的粘液样基质中有丰富的增生活>肥胖的梭形细胞,核分裂像多见,胆病理性核分裂罕见,低倍镜下呈疏密相间的“区带现象”,可呈席纹状,束状,半旋涡状或“S”形排列,基质内有小裂隙及微囊样形成呈网眼状结构,病灶边缘有新生毛细血管和炎细胞集中,红细胞外渗。结论结节性筋膜炎诊断应紧密结合其临床病史中生长快的特点,显微镜下注意观察5个组织学特征,因病理形态呈多态性,故易误诊为恶性软组织肉瘤。%Objective To explore the clinical and pathological features of nodular fasci tis and its dif erential diagnosis.Methods To review the 23 cases of oral and maxil ofacial nodular fasci tis:clinical and pathological data,re diagnosed.Results Nodular fasci tis showed rapid growth,mass of smal ,hard boundary is not clear soft tissue mass.A spindle cel rich hyperplastic obesity myxoid matrix light characteristics of osteoporosis,mitosis was common,bilious rational rare mitotic figures,at low magnification is spacing"zone phenomenon",can be in a storiform,fasciculate,semi spiral or"S"shaped ar angement,mucus like matrix loose feathery structure or tissue culture like growth,longer course,cicatricial col agen formation,stroma with smal cracks and microcystic form a mesh like structure,lesion edge newborn capil aries and inflammatory cel concentration,erythrocyte extravasation.Conclusion The diagnosis of nodular fasci tis should be closely combined with the characteristic of the clinical history in fast growth,pay at ention to characteristics of 5 tissue under the microscope observation,due to pathological morphology are polymorphic

  4. 低旋转点外踝上皮瓣修复前足创面的临床应用%Clinical Application of Sub-pivoting Point Extramalleolus Epithelial Skin Flap in Repalring Soft Tissue Defects of the Forefoot

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    沈强; 李仲影; 王晓琴; 景晓虎; 吕杰

    2012-01-01

    Objective To explore the clinical effect of sub-pivoting point extramalleolus epithelial skin flap in repairing the soft tissue defects of the forefoot. Methods 39 patients with the soft tissue defects in forefoot admitted during March 2007 and May 2010 were traumatic soft tissue loss in proleg, 13 patients combined with injury of the bone and joint. Ordinary debride-ment was done and integrity of anterior and posterior tibial artery was assured. We designed the skin flap and used sub-pivoting point extramalleolus epithelial skin flap in repairing defects. Results All the flaps survived. Veins articulo appeared at distal end of 1 patients skin flap 2 d after operation, and the skin flap was put back after demolishing suture line of skin of pivoting point. The distal skin necrosis occurred in 4 skin flaps, and secondary healing came after changing dressings. We observed appearance of skin flap, texture, pigmentation and cicatricial contracture 6 months-2 years postoperative. 9 patients'Cutaneous sensation bated due to intraoperative superficial peroneal nerve injury. Conclusion It is an effective method in repairing the soft tissue defects in the forefoot to cut sub-pivoting point extramalleolus epithelial skin flap.%目的 探讨低旋转点外踝上皮瓣在修复前足皮肤软组织缺损中的应用.方法 2007年3月-2010年5月收治前足皮肤软组织缺损39例,均为外伤性前足软组织缺损,合并骨与关节损伤13例.伤后常规清创,确定胫前动脉、胫后动脉是否完好,设计皮瓣并应用低旋转点外踝上皮瓣修复缺损.结果 所有皮瓣成活,1例术后2d皮瓣远端出现静脉危象,拆除旋转点处皮肤缝线后皮瓣恢复正常,4例皮瓣远端皮肤部分浅表性坏死,经换药处理后二期愈合.本组随访6个月~2年,皮瓣外观、质地优良,无色素沉着、瘢痕挛缩等情况,9例足背外侧皮肤感觉减退,考虑为术中损伤腓浅神经所致.结论 低旋转点外踝上皮瓣切取较

  5. Estudo comparativo da cicatrização de enterorrafias em planos aposicional e invaginante no cólon descendente de eqüinos Comparative study between appositional and inverting pattern for closure of descending colon enterotomies in equines

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    F.A. Lucas

    2001-10-01

    Full Text Available O estudo foi conduzido com o objetivo de comparar o processo cicatricial do cólon descendente de eqüinos, quando submetido a duas técnicas de sutura, uma em plano aposicional e outra em dois planos com invaginação. Foram utilizados 15 eqüinos sadios e a intervenção cirúrgica foi realizada com os animais em decúbito lateral direito, sob anestesia geral inalatória. O acesso à cavidade abdominal foi feito pelo flanco esquerdo, e após exteriorização do cólon descendente, realizaram-se duas enterotomias de 5cm de extensão cada, distanciadas 20cm uma da outra. Os animais foram aleatoriamente distribuídos em cinco grupos de três animais cada e sacrificados aos 3, 7, 14, 21 e 35 dias pós-operatório. O exame necroscópico revelou presença de aderências nos dois padrões de sutura. Em nove eqüinos foram observadas aderências no padrão de sutura aposicional (60,0% ± 12,6 e em quatro no padrão com invaginação (26,6 % ± 11,4. Não foi verificada interferência com o trânsito intestinal em nenhum paciente. O exame histopatológico revelou regeneração da camada mucosa a partir do sétimo dia de pós-operatório em ambos os tipos de sutura. O fio de poliglactina 910 empregado nas enterorrafias do cólon descendente se mostrou resistente, de fácil manuseio e com boa capacidade para manter os nós aplicados, causando moderada reação inflamatória do tipo granulomatosa.This trial was carried out in order to compare the healing process of the descending colon in horses, submitted to two distinctive suture techniques - appositional pattern and inverting pattern. Fifteen healthy horses were used and the surgical intervention was accomplished with the animals in right lateral recumbency, under inhalatory anesthesia. The abdominal cavity approach was done by the left flank, and after exteriorization of the descending colon, two enterotomies, 5cm long, and 20cm apart one from each other were done. The horses were randomly distributed

  6. Adesivos à base de cianoacrilato para síntese de tecido mole Cyanoacrylate adhesives for the synthesis of soft tissue

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    Sybele Saska

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available FUNDAMENTOS - Adesivos teciduais têm sido muito usados para síntese de ferida, em função de ser um método indolor, rápido e de fácil execução. OBJETIVOS -Analisar e comparar compatibilidade dos adesivos, etil- cianoacrilato (Super Bonder e butilcianoacrilato (Histoacryl, e a reparação de incisões em dorso de ratos entre o fio de sutura e os respectivos adesivos. MÉTODOS - Foram usados 15 ratos. Realizaram-se duas lojas cirúrgicas no dorso. Em cada uma, foi implantado um tubo de polietileno (10mm x 1mm, os quais foram preenchidos com os adesivos Super Bonder (lado direito e Histoacryl (lado esquerdo. As incisões, do lado esquerdo, foram coaptadas com Super Bonder, e as do lado direito, com Histoacryl. Uma incisão mediana, entre as duas incisões,foi realizada e suturada com fio de seda. Os animais foram mortos, depois de 7(sete, 35(trinta e 120 (cento e vinte dia dias. RESULTADOS: Os adesivos usados, no presente estudo, não promoveram reação inflamatória, quando usados para síntese das incisões. Porém, estes adesivos, quando implantados no subcutâneo, promoveram reação inflamatória até 120 (cento e vinte dia dias, no entanto, a reação é mais intensa com Histoacryl. CONCLUSÕES: Super Bonder e Histoacryl permitem o processo cicatricial dos tecidos incisados; facilitam a sutura das incisões. Desta forma, estes podem ser utilizados para sínteses de feridas, lacerações ou incisões cutâneas.BACKGROUND: Tissue adhesives have been used for the synthesis of wound due to their painless application and quick and easy handling. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare the compatibility of the adhesives ethylcyanoacrylate (Super Bonder and butyl-cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl, and to compare the reparation of incisions in the dorsum of rats with suture and the respective adhesives. METHODS: Fifteen rats were used. Two surgical pockets were created in their dorsum. A polyethylene tube (10mm x 1mm was

  7. Bilhaut-Cloquet术治疗复拇畸形的临床效果和常见并发症分析%Analysis of the treatment outcomes and common complications of Bilhaut- Cloquet surgical procedure for thumb duplication

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    解学关; 高伟阳; 陈星隆; 李志杰; 厉智; 李晓阳; 王安远; 郑鑫; 张义鹏

    2011-01-01

    目的 评价Bilhaut-Cloquet术治疗先天性复拇指畸形的临床效果,探讨分析其常见并发症的原因.方法 2006年至2009年,对15例先天性复拇指畸形患儿分别采用经典和改良Bilhaut-Cloquet术进行治疗,随访观察术后并发症并对疗效进行评价.结果 术后15例获得1~20个月的随访,平均6个月.参照Kawabata评分标准:采用经典Bilhaut-Cloquet术者5例,优1例,良3例,差1例;采用改良Bilhaut-Cloquet术者10例,优6例,良3例,差1例.两组中指甲畸形明显者9例,瘢痕挛缩、增生者5例.结论 Bilhaut-Cloquet术是治疗复拇指畸形的有效治疗术式,适合于Ⅰ型对等型多拇;Ⅱ型以上的多拇采用改良Bilhaut-Cloquet术更有利于指间关节(IP)关节活动度的恢复.除了重视关节活动度、稳定性和侧偏畸形的矫正外,指体外观尤其是指甲的精确重建应当得到进一步的重视.%Objective To evaluate the clinical outcomes of Bilhaut-Cloquet surgical procedure for the treatment of thumb duplication, and investigate the causes of common complications. Methods Bilhaut-Cloquet procedure and modified Bilhaut-Cloquet procedure were carried out in 15 children with congenital thumb duplication during 2006 to 2009. The patients were follow-up postoperatively to observe any complications and assess the results using Kawabata evaluation criterion. Results The 15 children were follow-up for 1 to 20 months (6 months on average) postoperatively. According to Kawabata evaluation criterion, the Bilhaut-Cloquet procedure achieved excellent results in 1 cases, good in 3 cases, and poor in 1 cases. Modified Bilhaut Cloquet procedure achieved excellent results in 6 cases, good in 3 cases, and poor in 1 case. Nine cases had apparent nail deformity and 5 cases were accompanied by cicatricial contracture and hyperplasia. Conclusion The Bilhaut-Cloquet technique is an effective procedure for the treatment of thumb duplication, especially suitable for type Ⅰ thumb

  8. Reconstruction of front feet skin defects using the peroneal artery perforator-based propeller%游离腓动脉穿支皮瓣修复前足皮肤缺损

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    欧学海; 许玉本; 尚驰; 杜小龙; 朱建军; 夏雷

    2013-01-01

    Objective To investigate the use of free transplantation of peroneal artery perforator-based propeller to the repair of the front feet skin defect.Methods Thirteen cases with front foot skin defect patients repaired through transplation of propeller flap of the peroneal artery from January 2009 to September 2012.The wound range was 5 cm ×4 cm-11 cm × 14 cm.The propeller flap of the peroneal artery designed according to the position of the propeller of the peroneal artery in a leg.The wound of the leg were repaired through suture directly or transplantation of skin.Results All 13 cases of free propeller flap were survived,the wound healing goodly.One case with the postoperatie blood vessels were removed by the surgical exploration.The time of follow-up between 3 and 17 months(mean 9.4 months).The quality of free flap was good.The function of walk of the foot repaired were not significantly affect.The patients were satisfactory to the results.The wound of the leg healed well ; The leg had no obvious muscle cicatricial adhesion.According to the foot disease treatment effect evaluation standard (JOA) evaluation,the result for 77-100 points,an average of 85.5 points.Conclusion Using propeller flap of the peroneal artery to repair the skin defect of front feet with a little injury,the skin texture more close to the repaired area,it is a reasonable approach.%目的 探讨利用小腿腓动脉穿支皮瓣游离移植修复前足皮肤缺损. 方法 2009年1月至2012年9月,共收治13例前足部皮肤缺损患者,创面范围5 cm×4cm~11 cm×14 cm.依据腓动脉于小腿发出的穿支设计小腿后外侧腓动脉穿支皮瓣游离移植修复前足创面;小腿创面采用直接缝合或全厚皮片移植覆盖. 结果 13例患者术后游离皮瓣均成活,创面均一期愈合,其中1例术后出现血管危象,经手术探查解除.术后随访3 ~17个月,平均9.4个月.游离皮瓣质地良好,修复足功能行走无明显影响,患者对疗效满意.

  9. Ocular Surface Reconstruction: Recent Innovations

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    Madhavan HN

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available The ocular surface is exceptionally rich in complexity and functionality. Severe ocular surface disorders/conditions, such as chemical or thermal injuries, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, neurotrophic keratopathy, chronic limbitis, and severe microbial keratitis cause significant morbidities and even corneal blindness. Hypofunction may be caused by Aniridia, Neurotrophy, Endocrine, Pterygium and Chronic limbitis Approximately 6000 patients are seen in Ocular Surface Clinic every year; almost 80% have some form of dry eyes. About 125 new patients of Stevens Johnson Syndrome are seen in a year of which approximately 25% may benefit from Cultured Epithelial Transplant and 75 new patients of thermal/chemical injury in a year of which almost 80% will benefit from Stem Cell Transplantation. Of the 128 severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis which were seen in the ocular surface clinic, 10% require stem cell transplantation. Nearly 30 new cases of Ocular cicatrical pemphigoid every year are seen and they may need stem cell transplantation. In addition, several patients with persistent epithelial defects may benefit from limbal stem cell transplantation to alleviate, maintain conjunctivalization regression and corneal avascularity limbal deficiency, and restore vision. Even if granted that this statistics is for a single large ophthalmic hospital, for a large country as India with 1.1 billion populations, the number of patients requiring corneal stem cell transplantation is enormous. Stem cells in the palisades of Vogt participate in regeneration and preservation of corneal transparency and avascularity. The diminished regenerative capacity seen in LSCD is characterized by persistent epithelial defects, erosion and ulceration, conjunctivalization and neovascularization, and chronic inflammation. Standard corneal transplantation for restoration of corneal clarity and avascularity is a contraindication in the surgical management

  10. Avaliação histomorfométrica do efeito do extrato aquoso de urucum (norbixina no processo de cicatrização de feridas cutâneas em ratos

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    J.A.A. Santos

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available A norbixina é um carotenóide dicarboxílico hidrofílico presente no pericarpo das sementes do urucuzeiro (Bixa orellana L.. O urucum é comumente utilizado na indústria alimentícia e cosmética como corante natural. O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o processo de reparo cicatricial de feridas cutâneas abertas de ratos tratadas com extrato aquoso de urucum contendo 2,5% de norbixina através de análise histomorfométrica. Para tanto, realizou-se feridas cutâneas no dorso de 32 ratos Wistar machos. Estas foram tratadas com extrato de urucum (grupo experimental, n = 16 e solução salina 0,9% (grupo controle, n = 16. Aos 3, 7, 14 e 21 dias após realização do procedimento cirúrgico, os animais foram sacrificados. Os preparados histológicos obtidos foram submetidos à técnica de coloração pela Hematoxilina-Eosina (H.E. para contagem de células inflamatórias e de fibroblastos; corados pelo azul de toluidina 1% para contagem dos mastócitos e com picrossirius-red para avaliação das fibras colágenas totais. As imagens histológicas destas lâminas foram capturadas por câmera digital acoplada ao microscópio óptico, sob foco fixo e clareza de campo, obtendo-se 10 campos por lâmina com aumento final de 400X. As fotomicrografias foram avaliadas através do software ImageJ. Os resultados obtidos foram submetidos ao teste t de student sendo o valor de p considerado significativo para p< 0,05. O tratamento tópico com extrato de urucum utilizado aumentou o infiltrado inflamatório durante o 3º, 14º e 21º dia pós-operatório. O grupo tratado apresentou maior densidade vascular quando comparado ao controle a partir do 7º e menor quantidade de fibroblastos até o 14º dia pós-cirúrgico. Conclui-se que o extrato de urucum contendo 2,5% de norbixina não é inócuo aos tecidos cutâneos e possui efeitos pró-inflamatórios e pró-angiogênicos durante o processo de reparo tecidual cutâneo em ratos, interferindo no processo

  11. Complicações e condutas fisioterapêuticas após cirurgia por câncer de mama: estudo retrospectivo Complications and physical therapeutic treatment after breast cancer surgery: a retrospective study

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    Simony Lira do Nascimento

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Após cirurgia por câncer de mama, as mulheres estão sujeitas a desenvolver algumas complicações físicas. Os objetivos deste trabalho foram: investigar o desfecho dessas mulheres, que, durante o primeiro mês pós-operatório, foram submetidas a um programa de reabilitação e identificar ao longo de dois anos as complicações mais frequentes e as condutas fisioterapêuticas mais adotadas. Foi um estudo descritivo, retrospectivo, com dados de 707 prontuários de mulheres operadas por câncer de mama no Hospital da Mulher Professor Doutor José Aristodemo Pinotti da Universidade Estadual de Campinas, entre janeiro de 2006 e dezembro de 2007, atendidas pelo Setor de Fisioterapia. A análise foi feita por meio de médias, desvio padrão e frequências absolutas e relativas. Ao final do programa, 55% das mulheres receberam alta, 17% necessitaram de atendimento adicional e 26% não aderiram a ele. As complicações mais frequentes foram: aderência pericicatricial (26%, restrição da amplitude de movimento (24% e deiscência cicatricial (17%. No primeiro ano após a cirurgia (n=460, foram relatados dor (28,5%, sensação de peso (21,5% e restrição da amplitude de movimento do ombro (16,7%; já no segundo (n=168, houve dor (48,2%, sensação de peso (42,8% e linfedema (23,2%. Concluiu-se que, ao final do programa, a maioria das mulheres recebeu alta. Ao longo dos anos, houve redução da frequência de restrição da amplitude de movimento do ombro com aumento de linfedema. Cuidados com o braço, exercícios domiciliares e autodrenagem foram as condutas mais adotadas.After breast cancer surgery, women may develop some physical complications. Thus, the aims of this study were to investigate the outcome of these women, who participated in a rehabilitation program for one month, as well to identify along two years the most frequent complications and adopted physical therapy conducts. It was a descriptive and retrospective study with 707 medical

  12. Alterações inflamatórias provocadas pelo metronidazol em feridas: estudo experimental em ratos Inflammatory alterations provoked by metronidazole in wounds: an experimental study in rats

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    Cláudia Paraguaçu Pupo Sampaio

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available CONTEXTO: Cerca de 2,7% da população brasileira tem úlceras crônicas nos pés e nas pernas, porcentagem que chega a 10% nos diabéticos e que representa a segunda causa de afastamento do trabalho no Brasil. Isso demonstra a necessidade de se encontrar um produto de baixo custo que favoreça a cicatrização dessas feridas. OBJETIVO: Avaliar os efeitos do metronidazol na cicatrização de feridas por segunda intenção. MÉTODOS: Utilizaram-se 80 ratos machos, em cujos dorsos se produziu uma ferida, distribuindo-se, os animais, em dois grupos de 40. Os ratos do grupo-controle tiveram suas feridas tratadas com solução de NaCl 0,9%, e os pertencentes ao grupo-experimento, com metronidazol 4%. No terceiro, sétimo, 14º e 21º dias, avaliou-se o processo cicatricial por parâmetros macroscópicos, histológicos e imunoistoquímicos. RESULTADOS: A concentração de colágeno foi maior nas cicatrizes dos animais do grupo-experimento em todos os tempos examinados. A concentração de colágeno do tipo I também foi significante no sétimo dia (p = 0,020 e no 21º dia (p = 0,016. O colágeno tipo III mostrou concentração semelhante nos tempos iniciais e apresentou-se com maior concentração no 21º dia (p = 0,005. A angiogênese, avaliada pelo anti-CD34, demonstrou maior número de vasos, no grupo-experimento, com diferença significante no terceiro dia (p CONTEXT: Chronic feet and leg ulcers affect about 2.7% of the Brazilian population, 10% of diabetic patients. The condition represents the second most frequent cause of absence from work in Brazil. This shows the need for a product that promotes healing of these wounds at a low cost. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of metronidazole on ulcer healing by second intention. METHODS: Eighty male rats divided into two groups of 40 had a wound made on their dorsum. The control group was treated with a 0.9% NaCl solution and the experimental group was treated with 4% metronidazole. On the third

  13. Ação da l-arginina na evolução de retalhos cutâneos de ratos sob exposição à nicotina L-arginine action in cutaneous flap evolution under nicotine exposure in rats

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    Marcus Vinicius Thomé Nora Guimarães

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar se o tratamento com L-arginina influencia a cicatrização de retalhos cutâneos em ratos expostos à nicotina. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados 40 ratos Wistar pesando 142,4±10,1g separados em quatro grupos: GC- tratamento com solução tampão fosfatos pH 7,4, confecção de retalho cutâneo, observação por 10 dias; GN- exposição à nicotina por quatro semanas, confecção de retalho cutâneo, observação por dez dias; GA- tratamento com solução tampão fosfatos pH 7,4 por quatro semanas, confecção de retalho cutâneo, tratamento com arginina por dez dias; GAN- exposição à nicotina por quatro semanas, confecção de retalho cutâneo, tratamento com arginina por dez dias. Foram avaliadas as áreas de necrose, re-epitelização, reação inflamatória e formação de tecido de granulação, pela coloração HE, a área de deposição total e a diferenciação de colágenos I e III por histometria com a coloração de picrosirius, e, através da marcação imunoistoquímica com anticorpo monoclonal anti-CD34, a densidade vascular cicatricial. RESULTADOS: As porcentagens de áreas de necrose de GN e GNA foram maiores (p0,05 e maiores (pOBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether treatment with L-arginine influences the healing of skin flaps in rats exposed to nicotine. METHODS: 40 male Wistar rats weighing 142.4 ± 10.1 g were separated into four groups: GC: treatment with 7.4 pH phosphate buffer, submitted to skin flap and observation for ten days; GN: exposure to nicotine for four weeks, submitted to skin flap and observation for ten days; GA: treatment with 7.4 pH phosphate buffer for four weeks, submitted to skin flap and arginine treatment for ten days; GAN: exposure to nicotine for four weeks, submitted to skin flap and treatment with arginine for ten days. We evaluated: areas of necrosis, re-epithelialization, inflammatory reaction and formation of granulation tissue by HE stain; the total area of deposition and differentiation

  14. Técnica de cierre vertical en labio hendido: Reporte de 837 casos y revisión de la literatura Vertical closing in lip cleft: Report of 837 cases and review of the literature

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    J.A. León Pérez

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available Ninguna otra deformidad congénita tiene el potencial de alterar la forma facial tan perceptiblemente como lo hace un labio y paladar hendido, en donde el tercio medio de la cara se modifica y supone un gran desafío para el cirujano plástico. Proponemos el cierre vertical de la piel tras la miorrafia, formando una línea y tratando de dar apariencia a la columna del filtrum que no se formó en el labio hendido. Presentamos el resultado en niños operados en el Servicio de Cirugía Plástica del Instituto Nacional de Pediatría de México DF desde enero de 1998 hasta diciembre de 2006, en total 837 pacientes. La técnica quirúrgica utilizada consistió en el cierre de labio hendido en forma vertical. Del total de pacientes, 310 fueron mujeres y 527 varones; el 13% (n=109 presentaban hendidura bilateral. El 95% de los pacientes (n= 795 tuvieron un resultado estético adecuado; no se presentaron complicaciones postoperatorias inmediatas y sólo en un paciente se produjo dehiscencia de la herida. Como ventajas de la técnica podemos citar el que produce una línea cicatricial que parece la columna del filtrum hendido, el que conlleva una disección anatómica de la piel (líneas de máxima tensión y el que evita las incisiones que cruzan el filtrum o el ala nasal, con lo que la cicatriz resultante es menos visible.No other congenital deformity has the potential to alter the face form as perceivably as it makes a cleft lip and palate. The middle third of the face is altered and it represents a great challenge for plastic surgeon. We propose the vertical closing of the skin after miorraphy forming a line and trying to appear like the filtrum column that was not formed in the cleft lip. We report the result in children operated on our Service of Plastic Surgery at the Instituto Nacional de Salud, México DF, from january 1998 to december 2006, total 837 patients. Surgical technique consisted of the closing of cleft lip in vertical way. Total number

  15. Megaesófago en el perro. Revisión bibliográfica y proposición de una nueva clasificación

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    P. TORRES

    1997-01-01

    Full Text Available El megaesófago puede definirse, desde un punto de vista anatómico, como una dilatación patológica del esófago. Esta dilatación puede ser parcial o total y constituye la patología más frecuentemente encontrada cuando se estudian alteraciones de tránsito esofágico, tanto en humanos como en animales. Clínicamente se caracteriza por un "síndrome de regurgitación" debido a un tránsito insuficiente a nivel del esófago, con alteraciones nutricionales y de crecimiento en los cachorros, presentación frecuente de "neumonía por aspiración". En animales adultos el cuadro clínico más frecuente es adelgazamiento y desnutrición crónica, acompañado también de signos neumónicos. Esta patología reconoce etiologías diversas, pero pueden agruparse según orígenes básicamente en dos grupos : a alteración de tránsito consecutivo a una alteración anatómica de la pared del esófago (estenosis, producida, por ej., por estenosis cicatricial, persistencia de un arco aórtico, tumores, etc. b alteración de tránsito consecutivo a una alteración funcional del sistema neurovegetativo. El presente trabajo, junto con efectuar una revisión bibliográfica del tema en cuestión, propone una nueva clasificación de los diferentes tipos de megaesófago en relación al área afectada y su etiología, lo que a juicio del autor clarifica la comprensión y manejo de la patología.When studying the esophagus in both human beings and animals, the most common pathological finding is a megaesophagus. From a pathological stand point megaesophagus can be defined as an abnormal dilatation which can be partial or total. The clinical characteristic of this disorder is the regurgitation syndrome due to insufficient esophageal transit, accompanied by nutritional and growth deficiencies, in puppies, with weight loss, nutritional deficiences as well as pulmonary complications due to pneumonia by aspiration in adult dogs. This pathology has diverse origins which

  16. Bioquímica da esquistossomose mansônica. VI - alterações do compartimento lisossômlco hepático relacionadas ao tempo de infecção

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    Luiz Erlon Rodrigues

    1987-09-01

    , when dead, produce lesions that are sometimes extensive, initially necrotic, then inflammatory and finally cicatricial. These lesions are always circumscribed and not systematized. Besides penetrating into the tiny non-dichotomic branches of the periductal net, the eggs reach the branches of distribution or even the afferent venulae, occluding some of them. Consequently intravascular granulomas are formed which can lead to an interruption of the portal blood stream at this level and to changes in the intralobular circulation. The decrease of the rate of available oxygen and consequent decrease in the intra and extracellular pH are potent labilisers of membranes of several components of the lysosomal compartment. The exit of acid hydrolases, cationic proteins and neutral hydrolases from these organelles brings about major tissular aggression, represented by the formation and maintenance of the typical inflammatory processes of this parasitism. In this work lysosomal activity related to hepatic schisto-somiasis mansoni has been studied. The results indicated that the functional integrity of the lysosomal membrane complexe had been significantly changed. These changes have been observed from the second month of infection and there seems to be a close relationship between the severity of the liver inflammatory lesions and a greater lysosomal lability.

  17. 手部烧伤后瘢痕挛缩的术后康复治疗52例临床研究%Clinical Research on Postoperative Rehabilitation Treatment for 52 Cases with Deformed Fingers after Burn Injury

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    胡检; 黄宇斌; 黄志斌; 柳晖; 林加辉

    2012-01-01

    Objective To explore the therapeutic effect of surgery joint rehabilitation for burns scar con-tracture deformity. Methods 52 cases of patients with cicatricial contracture received by our hospital from January 2009 to January 2012 were retrospectively analyzed, all of the patients received routine clinical treatment and nursing treatment. The postoperative rehabilitation was randomly divided into the experimental group and the control group, the experiment by the methods of professional rehabilitation way; the control group with normal outpatient guiding hand function exercise. Rehabilitated finger joints total mobility and daily life activities after 3 months of the two groups were measured. Results The difference of finger joints total mobility between the experimental group and control group before and after rehabilitation was statistically significant (P < 0. 05 ), after 3 months of treatment, the difference between the experimental group and the control group was statistically significantly different( P < 0. 05 ). Daily life activities of the experimental group before and after rehabilitation treatment was better than the control group, the difference was statistically significant (P <0.05 ). Conclusion Burned hand scar contracture surgery combined with rehabilitation treatment , which can significantly improve the hand movement coordination and flexibility, has better effects than the simple guiding treatment, thus is worth of clinical promotion.%目的 探讨手术联合康复治疗对手部烧伤后瘢痕挛缩畸形的治疗效果.方法 回顾性分析我院自2009年1月至2012年1月收治的手部烧伤后瘢痕挛缩畸形患者52例,患者均接受常规的临床手术治疗和护理治疗.将术后的康复治疗随机分为试验组和对照组,试验组采用专业的康复方法;对照组采用常规的门诊指导性的手部功能锻炼.两组患者分别于术后3个月测量康复评定指标手指关节总活动度和

  18. Intradurallysis and peripheral nerve implantation for obsolete incomplete rupture of spinal cord%硬脊膜内松解自体周围神经植入治疗脊髓陈旧性不完全性断裂伤

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    郑旭东; 张少成; 梁俊刚; 黄进; 杨恺

    2009-01-01

    motion increased by at least one grade. The strength of main muscle was increased by 2 grades and reached 4 grades and the walking capability was recovered in six patients. [ Conclusion]The initial good clinical results were obtained for patients with traumatic obsolete incomplete paralysis by relieving the adhesion in the endorhachis,carving the cicatricial spinal cord and implanting the autogenous peripheral nerve.

  19. Effect of thalidomide on the healing of colonic anastomosis, in rats Efeito da talidomida na cicatrização de anastomoses colônicas em ratos

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    Samuel Gama Veneziano

    2008-01-01

    ção de talidomida 1,0 mg/kg por 7 dias. Foi realizada anastomose término-terminal contínua de prolene 6-0. O sacrifício foi no 7º. dia pós operatório e as anastomoses foram analisadas quanto a aspecto macroscópico, dosagem de hidroxiprolina, histologia em hematoxilina-eosina e imuno-histoquímica para metaloproteinase 1, inibidor de metaloproteinase 1 e VEGF. RESULTADOS: Não houve diferença estatisticamente significante para a observação macroscópica e para dosagem de hidroxiprolina (p=0,5403. Na análise imunohistoquímica, para VEGF houve p=0,5817, para metaloproteinase 1, p=0,1854 e para inibidor de metaloproteinase, p=0,0023, considerado estatisticamente significante. CONCLUSÃO: Concluímos que a talidomida influenciou na maturação do colágeno. Notou-se maior ação das metaloproteinases, que pode significar uma tendência negativa para o processo cicatricial.

  20. Propuesta de una vía de abordaje y técnica para el tratamiento de los síndromes de atrapamiento nervioso lumbar postcirugía (SANLPC, como alternativa a las técnicas de adhesiolisis o epidurolisis Proposal for a new approach and technique for the treatment of post-surgery lumbar nerve entrapment syndromes, as an alternative to adhesiolysis or epidu-ral lysis techniques

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    R. González-Durán

    2006-08-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Describir una vía supracicatricial de abordaje y la técnica para la realización de epidurolisis, adhesiolisis y/o bloqueos repetidos radiculares, en síndromes dolorosos por atrapamiento nervioso cicatricial posterior a cirugías de columna lumbar, como alternativa a la epidurolisis caudal descrita en la literatura. Considerando que puede presentar menos complicaciones y puede presentar mejores resultados. Material y método: Ocho pacientes que presentan dolor posterior a cirugías de columna lumbar, con cuadros clínicos de lumbalgia, lumbociatalgia o ciática, con clínica y estudios de imagen (RNM, TAC, mieloTAC sugerentes de fibrosis epidural, estudios de EMG y PESS que indicaban daño en raíces lumbares igual o más que en raíces sacras. Los pacientes no presentaban patología asociada o contraindicaciones para la realización de la técnica. En todos los casos se utilizo: antibioterapia previa, sedación y monitorización del paciente. Se coloca al paciente en decúbito prono, con apoyo abdominal para reducir la lordosis fisiológica posicional y se localiza el espacio interespinoso inmediatamente superior a la cicatriz, para abordar el espacio epidural. Se localiza el espacio epidural con una aguja RX Coudé Curva 8,75 cm 15 g de Epimed® con el bisel orientado caudalmente, confirmando con escopia de alta resolución, mediante la inyección de 0,5 mL de contraste. Se introduce el catéter Tun-L-Kath Epimed® de 19 g y 84,5 cm y se orienta caudalmente hacia el nivel y el lugar con mayor sintomatología con control radiológico directo, hasta la parada en la progresión del catéter y se inyecta contraste para verificar el obstáculo, con la difusión retrógrada del mismo, producida por la fibrosis cicatricial. Se intenta progresar comprobando que al hacerlo hay reproducción de las sensaciones del dolor del paciente. Se extrae la aguja y se vigila la inmovilidad de la punta del catéter con control radiológico. Se tuneli

  1. Association between acute graft versus host disease and lung injury after allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation%异基因造血干细胞移植后急性移植物抗宿主病与肺损伤的关系

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    刘启发; 罗晓丹; 范志平; 宁涓; 徐丹; 孙竞; 张钰; 徐兵; 魏永强

    2009-01-01

    Objective To investigate the characteristics of chest hiigh-resolution computed tomography(HRCT)and pathogenesis of acute graft versus host disease(aGVHD)-induced lung injury after allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation(allo-HSCT).Methods Chest HRCT was performed in 47 patients with aGVHD of grade Ⅱ-Ⅳ after allo-HSCT.Twenty-four of the patients underwent different treatment regimens against aGVHD.Before the treatment peripheral blood samples were collected to detect the serum interferon-γ(IFN-γ)and tumor necrosis factor-α(TNF-α).Transbronchial biopsy was performed in 4 patients that failed to recover completely after treatment.Pulmonary function was examined in the patients who survived more than 6 months in every 3 months.Resuits Twenty of tlle 47 patients showed abnormal images by chest HRCT and 17 of the 20 patients were suspected to be witll aGVHD-induced lung iniury.The HRCT images were characterized by diffused interstitial infiltrate in 5 cases.diflused intemtitial and alveolar infiltrate in 7 cases.and diffused interstitial and segmental lobar alveolar infiltrate in 5 cases.Nine cases had bilateral pleural effusion and hydropericardium,including 4 eases accompanied by myocardial hypertrophy.The levels of serum IFN-γ and TNF-α of the patients with lung injury were(6.9±1.8)μg/L and(400±102)μg/L respectively,both not significantly different from those of the patients without lung injury[(6.3±1.2)μg/L and(428±83)μg/L respectively,P=0.202,0.306].The histopathology of the lung tissue was characterized by disorganization,epithelial cell damage,interstitial fibroplasias,and interstitial T lymphocyte or macrophage infiltrate.The effective rate of treatment for aGVHD-induced lung iniury was positively correlated witll that for aGVHD(r=0.771,P=0.01).Eleven of the 24 patients who survived more than 6 months had abnormal pulmonary function.including 7 out of tlle 9 patients with aGVHD-induced lung injury and 4 out the 15 patients without a

  2. Stromal-epithelial dynamics in response to fractionated radiotherapy

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    Qayyum, Muqeem Abdul

    signaling in post-surgical breast cancer recurrence would be to assist radiation oncologists in designing an improved therapeutic strategy. To relate the parameters of cellular function to therapeutic prescriptions which offer an enhanced clinical outcome would address the lack of knowledge regarding recurrence of disease, tumor control and whether the tumor microenvironment requires more aggressive treatments. In our work to date, we have developed a three-dimensional co-culture model to determine how alternative dose fractionations affect the post-surgical microenvironment. This work suggests that 3-D co-cultures provide the microenvironmental cues needed to reexamine the radiobiological basis underlying radiation therapy. The findings suggest dose escalation to the tumor region may deactivate the reactive stroma, thus minimizing the cancer promoting environment. Large-fraction irradiation may be used to sterilize residual tumor cells and inhibit activation of intracellular transduction pathways that are promoted during the post-surgical wound-healing period. Wound-healing mechanisms are characterized by angiogenesis, fibroplasia, collagen production and granulation tissue formation all of which impact patient prognosis. In fact, tumor dose escalation trials have been proven to reduce local recurrence rates and thus new approaches to partial breast irradiation and tumor bed boosting using external-beam electrons and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) techniques are currently under use. These techniques minimize absorbed dose to healthy breast tissues. Treating the residual cancer cells and the reactive stroma that has been stimulated by wound healing requires that we look at the interplay between cell types as well as the mechanical and biochemical factors driving disease. We have discovered that the reason hypofractionation schemes (larger irradiation fractions per day with less total dose) offer therapeutic advantages to some patients could be that it is more

  3. Paraneoplastic Scleroderma: Are There Any Clues?

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    Jedlickova, Hana; Durčanská, Veronika; Vašků, Vladimír

    2016-04-01

    with diffusely tough skin on her extremities and trunk, present for 2 months. Examination revealed cervicitis with a benign endometric polyp, cholecystolithiasis, borderline pulmonary hypertension, and a hormonally inactive suprarenal adenoma. She was given prednisone 40 mg/day and penicillamine with effect. In the 3rd year of therapy she has residual induration of her lower legs and a scleroderma plaque in the lumbar region. She is monitored for her suprarenal adenoma. Two patients had scleroderma at the same time as a malignant tumor; in one patient the localized scleroderma worsened rapidly at the time of the tumor diagnosis, and in one patient a clinically silent adenoma was found. Adrenal tissue can secrete molecules such as serotonine or bFGF involved in fibroplasia (3,6). One patient died of a metastatic disease, two patients after the successful treatment of the tumor, and the patient with suprarenal adenoma experienced softening of the skin and regression of scleroderma. Although paraneoplastic scleroderma is often classified as a pseudoscleroderma, we regard neoplasia as a distinct triggering impulse for scleroderma. Recently, an association between RNA polymerase I/III antibodies in systemic scleroderma and cancer was suggested (8). Such studies may confirm the true link between scleroderma and malignancy. These patients are characterized by older age, sudden onset, diffuse thickening of the skin, and/or generalized morphea with a concurrent neoplastic process. In the case of a successful tumor treatment, skin changes regress.

  4. Excessive skeletal muscle fibrosis and its correlation of tumor growth factor-β in rats with traumatic osteomyelitis%大鼠创伤性骨髓炎后骨骼肌过度纤维化及其与转化生长因子-β的相关性

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    鲁嘉良; 张永兴; 徐鹏; 王润泽; 郝福玲; 郭卫东; 宋信亮; 穆卫东

    2016-01-01

    detect histopathologic changes and expression of TGF-β by HE staining and immunohistochemistry.Results HE staining showed more severe pathological changes in osteomyelitis group than in control group,such as inflammation,necrosis and fibroplasia.Positive immunohistochemical staining was detected,but a strong positive staining was recognized within both myocyte and matrix in osteomyelitis group versus only myocyte in control group.At postoperative 3 d,expression of TGF-β was similar between osteomyelitis group (19.4 ± 2.7) and control group (18.6 ±2.8) (P > 0.05).At postoperative 7,14 and 28 d,expressions of TGF-β in osteomyelitis group were 25.3 ± 1.9,28.5 ±2.7 and 36.0 ± 1.8 respectively,higher than 21.7 ± 2.5,25.6 ± 1.8 and 34.2 ± 1.6 in control group (P < 0.05).After operation,expressions of TGF-βin both groups showed gradual increase and peaked at 28 d.Conclusion Traumatic osteomyelitis can increase skeletal muscle fibrosis and the process is related to the increased expression of TGF-β.

  5. 资木瓜总苷对佐剂性关节炎大鼠滑膜肥大细胞脱颗粒和类胰蛋白酶表达的影响%Effects of Total Saponins of Chaenomeles speciosa on the Number and Degranulation Ratio of Mast Cells and Expression of Tryptase in Synovium of Rats with Adjuvant Arthritis

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    李世刚; 刘朝霞; 张永琦; 陈燕

    2012-01-01

    . Synovial tissues of the right hind ankles were sampled and stained with HE for observing synovial pathology to evaluate the effects of TSCS on AA, then stained with TB for observing the number and degranulalion ratio of synovial mast cells and finally detected by immunohistochemical staining method to investigate the expression of tryptase in synovium. Result; TSCS increased significantly the body weight of AA rats, while decreased obviously the paw volume. TSCSsignificantly inhibited inflammatory cell infiltration, synovial cell hyperplasia, and synovial fibroplasia in synovium of AA rats. TSCS could significantly diminish the numbers of total and degranulated mast cells in AA rats, TSCS decreased the expression of tryptase in synovium. Analyzed by Spearman's bivariate correlation, (he number of mast cells and degranulation ratio of mast cells were positively correlated with the pathological scores. Conclusion; TSCS can improve pathological condition of inflammatory synovium in AA rats by inhibiting the function of synovial mast cells, which may play an important underlying role in the immunoregulation of TSCS on AA.

  6. 反义转化生长因子β1抑制兔耳增生性瘢痕的生物学作用%Biological effect of antisense transforming growth factor beta 1 in inhibiting hyperplastic scar of rabbit's ears

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    罗梅; 姬永忠; 汤晓琴

    2006-01-01

    , 7, 11, 20, 30 days, cicatricial tissues were cut, 4 rabbits in each time phase. Hematoxylin-esoin (HE) staining, Masson staining and TGFβ1 mRNA, type Ⅰ and Ⅲ collagen mRNA in situ hybridization histochemistry staining were applied.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Results of HE staining, Masson staining and in situ hybridization histochemistry staining.RESUTLS: A total of 20 animals were included in the result analysis. ①HE staining showed that inflammatory cell infiltration and significant infiltrative zone of leukocytes occurred in hyperplastic scars of right ears in each group. There was inflammatory cell infiltration, but no infiltrative zone of leukocytes in hyperplastic scars of left ears after intervention with antisense TGF β1. ②Masson staining suggested that collagen fibers with deep blue-stain occurred in hyperplastic scars of right ears from the 3rd week after injury, till the 7th week there still was blue-stain collagen fibers,which was bulky (width of about 8-10 μm) and arranged in a great mess.The blue-stain collagenous fibers also appeared in hyperplastic scars of left ears at the 3rd week after injury by the intervention of antisense TGF β1,but till the 6th and 7th weeks the blue-stain became light and thin (width of about 3-5 μm), arranged in order. ③In situ hybridization revealed that expressive rates of TGF β1 mRNA, type Ⅰ collagen mRNA, type Ⅲ collagen mRNA positive cells decreased obviously.CONCLUSION: Antisense TGF β1 can inhibit the proliferation of hyperplastic scars of rabbits' ears and lighten markedly the fibrosis of cicatricial tissue. The local injection with naked DNA is feasible in the treatment of cicatricle.

  7. 自身免疫性肝炎-原发性胆汁性肝硬化重叠综合征的临床特征及诊疗分析%Clinical Feature and Treatment of Autoimmune Hepatitis-primary Biliary Cirrhosis Overlap Syndrome

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    郑盛; 杨晋辉; 尤丽英; 唐映梅

    2012-01-01

    .71% had fibroplasia of portal area and pseudolobules formation. The remission rates of all patients were 61. 90% , progression rate was 28. 57% , incomplete response rate 28. 57% , recurrence rate 11. 90% , treatment failure rate 9. 25% . Conclusion AIH - PBC overlap syndrome showed double features of both AIH and PBC but not absolutely overlapping. UDCA combined glucocorticoids therapy in AIH - PBC treatment can significantly improve patients'blood biochemical indexes, delay disease progression, improve survival rate and remission rate.%目的 探讨自身免疫性肝炎(AIH)-原发性胆汁性肝硬化(PBC)重叠综合征的临床特征、治疗方法及疗效.方法 从我院2005年1月-2011年1月收治的287例自身免疫性肝病患者中筛选出AIH-PBC患者42例,30例患者接受熊去氧胆酸(UDCA)联合泼尼松治疗;12例患者接受UDCA、泼尼松和硫唑嘌呤联合治疗.回顾分析其一般资料、血清生化及免疫指标、影像学检查及肝组织学病理检查.结果 (1)42例AIH-PBC重叠综合征患者中,女36例,男6例;平均发病年龄为(58.1±6.9)岁.患者均出现食欲不振、关节肌肉酸痛、腹胀等临床症状,28.57%(12/42)的患者出现乏力,19.05%(8/42)出现皮肤瘙痒,7.14%(3/42)出现消化道出血;均出现双下肢水肿、腹腔积液、肝脾肿大等临床体征,45.24%(19/42)的患者出现黄疸.(2)所有患者血清丙氨酸氨基转移酶(ALT)、天冬氨酸氨基转移酶(AST)、碱性磷酸酶(ALP)、谷氨酰转肽酶(GGT)、总胆红素(TBiL)水平均高于参考值,83.33%(35/42)的患者球蛋白(GLO)或免疫球蛋白G(IgG)水平升高,38.10%(16/42)免疫球蛋白M(IgM)水平升高,97.62%(41/42)抗核抗体(ANA)阳性,92.86%(39/42)抗线粒体抗体(AMA)和(或)AMA-M2阳性,7.14%(3/42)抗平滑肌抗体(SMA)阳性.(3)52.38%(22/42)的患者合并干燥综合征,4.76%(2/42)合并肺纤维化,14.29%(6/42)合并结节性甲状腺肿大,11.90%(6/42)合并腰椎和(或)肋骨骨折.42.86%(18/42)的患

  8. Avaliação da eficácia da pomada de própolis em portadores de feridas crônicas Evaluación de la eficacia de la pomada de própolis en portadores de heridas crónicas The effect of propolis cream in healing chronic ulcers

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    Marinaldo José dos Santos

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar a evolução de úlceras crônicas utilizando a terapêutica tópica com a própolis. MÉTODOS: Trata-se de um estudo descritivo onde foram identificadas vinte pessoas com feridas crônicas encaminhadas pelas Unidades Básicas de Saúde do Município de Maringá, Paraná. A análise baseou-se na avaliação e no tempo de cicatrização das feridas, realizada por meio do cálculo do Coeficiente de Correlação de Pearson para verificar a relação entre as medidas médias horizontais, verticais e de profundidades, a evolução do processo cicatricial. RESULTADOS: O acompanhamento de 22 úlceras crônicas permitiu observar por meio da análise estatística que a chance de cicatrização de todas as lesões foi de 13,1 semanas. Considerando um seguimento de 20 semanas 74,1% das úlceras lograram cicatrização antes desse período. Quanto à etiologia, as úlceras venosas cicatrizaram em 35% (7 dos pacientes, contrapondo-se às úlceras de pressão cuja cicatrização ocorreu em apenas 10,0% (2 dos pacientes. CONCLUSÃO: Concluiu-se, que a utilização da forma farmacêutica pomada de própolis, de fácil acesso e de baixo custo, foi eficiente na cicatrização de feridas.OBJETIVO: Evaluar la evolución de úlceras cronicas utilizando terapéutica tópica con pomada de própolis. MÉTODOS: Se trata de un estudio descriptivo en el cual fueron identificadas veinte personas con heridas crónicas encaminhadas por las Unidades Básicas de Salud del Municipio de Maringá, Paraná- Brasil. El análisis se basó en la evaluación y en el tiempo de cicatrización de las heridas, realizada por medio del cálculo del Coeficiente de Correlación de Pearson para verificar la relación entre las medias horizontales, verticales y de profundidad, o sea, la evolución del proceso de cicatrización. RESULTADOS: El acompañamiento de 22 úlceras crónicas permitió observar, a través del análisis estadístico, que la probabilidad de cicatrizaci

  9. Lifting frontal apoyado en malla de polipropileno Brow lift supported on polypropylen mesh

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    J.P. Aracil Kessler

    2006-03-01

    Full Text Available La región frontorbitaria tiene una especial significación en el contexto del envejecimiento facial. La literatura cuenta con numerosa bibliografía que trata sobre este problema. Se considera como una unidad diagnóstico-terapéutica en los últimos tiempos y la evolución de la cirugía hace que se vaya hacia soluciones cada vez más fisiológicas y mínimamente invasivas. Nuestro trabajo queremos que sea un paso más en esa dirección. Sobre una muestra de 25 pacientes en los que se trató la región frontorbitaraia con diferentes procedimientos, y que además mostraban un descenso de la altura de las cejas, se presenta una técnica de suspensión frontorbitaria con mínima incisión, apoyada en una malla de polipropileno anclada en el músculo frontal y galea en el extremo inferior y en el periostio y la galea en su extremo superior en el plano supraperióstico y sin resección cutánea. Se emplea un sistema de medición de resultados basado en puntos del esqueleto facial. Los resultados han sido satisfactorios subjetiva y objetivamente, y comparables a los de otras técnicas más complejas y de mayor coste económico. Las complicaciones desarrolladas han sido leves y pasajeras. Se valora porqué se decidió utilizar la malla de polipropileno, así como porqué se eligió un gramaje concreto. También se analizan las características que aportan el material y su uso en esta técnica como comportamiento ante la infección, tolerancia tisular, retracción cicatricial y adhesividad. Asímismo se justifica el plano de disección y colocación elegido, y se valora el sistema de medición para el control objetivo de los resultados. La aportación de este trabajo consiste en desarrollar una alternativa dentro de las técnicas mínimamente invasivas para le reposición de la región frontorbitaria, sin resección de piel y con buenos resultados en la corrección de las arrugas frontales, comparables a los de otras técnicas de mayor complejidad y

  10. Clinical pathological of Wegener's granulomatosis in middle-aged and elderly patients%中老年人Wegener's肉芽肿病的临床病理观察

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    方芳; 乔旭柏; 蒲纯; 庞建欣; 刘东戈

    2013-01-01

    from different organs were paraffin embedded and stained by hematoxylin and eosin and histochemistry.13 renal biopsies were all examined by immunofluorescence and electron microscope.Results The average time from the onset of clinical symptoms to the diagnosis was 5.3 months (from 24 days to 11.0 months).Eyes,nose and salivary glands were the most commonly involved parts at the beginning of Wegener's granulomatosis (52.4%,11 cases).The percentages of the skin,lung and renal involvement were 14.3% (3 cases),81.0% (17 cases) and 71.4% (15 cases),respectively.Among 21 patients,18 patients were examined with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA).c-ANCA was positive in 72.2 % patients (13 cases,13/18),p-ANCA was positive in 16.7% patients (3 cases,3/18),and ANCA was negative in 11.1% patients (2 cases,2/18).3 major pathological manifestations were observed:7 kinds of vasculitis including capillaritis,acute vasculitis,chronic vasculitis,fibrinoid necrosis in vasculitis,necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis,non-necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis and cicatricial vascular changes; 4 kinds of granulomatous inflammation including scattered giant cells,palisading histiocytes,poorly formed granulomas and microabscess surrounded by granulomatousinflammation;2 kinds of parenchymal necrosis including geographic necrosis and microabscess.13 kinds of histopathologic features in 3 major manifestations were found from 2 autopsies,but various kinds histopathologic features presented in small biopsy samples.Minor manifestations such as diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage were found at the periphery of WG.Conclusions The wide variation and broad spectrum of pathologic features can occur in WG.Vasculitis,granulomatous inflammation and parenchymal necrosis are the most important histopathological features.The correct diagnosis of WG requires careful correlation of pathology with complicated clinical features.

  11. Análise tensional e morfológica da anastomose colônica na colite induzida por ácido acético a 10%, em ratos Wistar, tratados com extrato aquoso de aroeira-do-sertão a 10% (Myracrodruon urundeuva fr. all. Tensional and morphologic analysis of the colonic anastomosis on 10% acetic acid induced colitis, in Wistar rats, treated with 10% aroeira-do-sertão (Myracrodruon urundeuva fr. all. aqueous extract

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    Antonio Rubens Soares Martins Cavalcante

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Verificar, do ponto de vista tensional e morfológico, o efeito do extrato aquoso de aroeira-do-sertão a 10% na anastomose colônica, na vigência de colite induzida por ácido acético a 10%, em ratos Wistar. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados 48 ratos da linhagem Wistar, distribuídos em dois grupos. Todos os animais foram submetidos à indução da colite por solução aquosa de ácido acético a 10%. Vinte e quatro horas após, os animais foram submetidos à laparotomia, colotomia transversa total e anastomose término-terminal com fio de polipropileno 5-0. Grupo A (veículo, animais tratados com veículo à base de carboximetilcelulose. Grupo B (aroeira, animais tratados com extrato aquoso de aroeira a 10%. Ambos tratamentos foram sob a forma de enema. Os grupos A e B foram distribuídos em subgrupos A3, A7, A14 e A21; B3, B7, B14 e B21, respectivamente, conforme a data prevista para a eutanásia (3, 7, 14 e 21 dias. Nas respectivas datas, os animais foram relaparotomizados, o segmento colônico contendo a anastomose foi ressecado, submetido ao teste de pressão e em seguida à análise histológica. Para o estudo morfológico, as lâminas foram coradas com hematoxilina-eosina e avaliou-se a condição de cicatrização baseado numa tabela de escores que variava de 0 a 16. Quanto maior o escore melhor o grau de cicatrização. RESULTADOS: Na avaliação do estudo morfológico, que quantifica a evolução e o grau de cicatrização, como resultado final do processo cicatricial, o grupo aroeira foi superior ao grupo veículo (pPURPOSE: Verify, from a morphologic and tensional view point, the effect of the 10% aqueous extract of aroeira-do-sertão on the colonic anastomosis, during the occurrence of 10% acetic acid induced colitis, in Wistar rats. METHODS: There were used 48 Wistar rats, distributed in two groups. All animals were subjected to induction of colitis by aqueous solution of 10% acetic acid. Twenty-four hours later, the animals

  12. Skin Soft Tissue Expansion Operation Combined with Follicular Unit Extraction Technique in the Treatment of Burn Scar Baldness%皮肤软组织扩张术联合毛囊单位提取技术治疗烧伤后瘢痕性秃发

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    丁晓斌; 耿康; 刘洪均; 熊爱兵

    2015-01-01

    Objective To observe the clinical ef ect of extraction technology for the treatment of Burn Scar Baldness after soft tissue expansion application of skin and hair fol icle unit. Methods In our hospital from 2012 March~2014 year in May 98 cases receiving the burn scar alopecia patients, randomly divided into observation group and control group, each 49 cases, observation group of patients with Burn Scar Baldness after application of skin soft tissue expansion operation combined with treatment of fol icular unit extraction technology. The control group of patients with Burn Scar Baldness after application of conventional composite skin graft. Observation of two groups of patients before and after treatment in two groups were recorded respectively, needed for cure time and whether adverse reactions were observed during the treatment. Results The time of cicatricial alopecia patients with skin healing in two groups after burn, the observation group was significantly shorter than the control group, there was significant dif erence, with statistical significance ( <0.05). The total ef iciency of the observation group 95.9%, control group total ef ective rate 77.5%, total ef ective rate of observation group is higher than that of the control group, there was significant dif erence, with statistical significance ( <0.05). The incidence of adverse reactions in 6.1%, the control group adverse reaction rate was 22.4%, the adverse reaction rate of observation group was lower than that of control group were significantly dif erent, with statistical significance ( < 0.05). Conclusion Skin soft tissue expansion operation combined with fol icular unit extraction of significant technique in treating burn scar baldness, significantly improve the healing rate of burn patients, promote the recovery and reconstruction of damaged hair, its clinical advantages of higher, no serious adverse reactions, it is worthy of clinical popularization and application.%目的观察探讨应用皮肤

  13. Tratamento cirúrgico da otite média com efusão: tubo de ventilação versus aplicação tópica de mitomicina C Surgical treatment of otitis media with effusion: ventilation tube versus topical application of mitomycin C

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    Celso G. Becker

    2003-08-01

    Full Text Available O uso do tubo de ventilação (TV da orelha média, tratamento cirúrgico eleito da otite média com efusão (OME, não é isento de complicações, promovendo ainda limitação social pela necessidade de abandono dos banhos de imersão. A mitomicina C (MMC é um antineoblástico, cuja aplicação tópica retarda a fibrose e previne a estenose cicatricial. Em cobaias, retardou o fechamento de timpanotomias, permitindo maior tempo de aeração da orelha média, à semelhança dos tubos de ventilação. FORMA DE ESTUDO: Clínico prospectivo. OBJETIVO: Comparar a eficácia entre timpanotomia, aspirado da efusão e inserção de tubo de ventilação (grupo TV versus timpanotomia, aspirado da efusão e aplicação tópica de mitomicina C (grupo MMC. Comparar o tempo de manutenção da timpanotomia e a incidência de complicações nos dois grupos. RESULTADOS: O grupo MMC apresentou eficácia significativamente menor (52% versus 80% que o grupo TV (p= 0,34. A presença de timpanometria tipo "B" e a ausência de comprometimento do óstio faríngeo tubário pelo tecido adenóide no pré-operatório representaram fatores de mau prognóstico. A aplicação tópica de MMC nas bordas da timpanotomia proporcionou um tempo de abertura da membrana timpânica por duas a três semanas. No grupo TV, a otorréia foi observada em 13,3% dos pacientes. No grupo MMC, apesar da menor eficácia, nenhum paciente apresentou complicações nem sofreu prolongada proibição dos banhos de imersão. CONCLUSÃO: Apesar de concluirmos que o TV apresenta maior eficácia, novos estudos utilizando maior concentração, maior tempo de aplicação ou o uso seriado de MMC no tratamento da otite média com efusão devem ser realizados.The insertion of the ventilation tube (VT, which is the surgical treatment for otitis media with effusion (OME, is not free from complications and also limits social life because of the need of abandoning immersion baths. Mitomycin C is an antineoblastic

  14. Avaliação fitoterápica da Jatropha gossypiifolia L. na cicatrização de suturas na parede abdominal ventral de ratos Phytotherapic evaluation of Jatropha gossypiifolia L. on rats ventral abdominal wall wound healing

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    José Ulcijara Aquino

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: A espécie vegetal Jatropha gossypiifolia L., conhecida também como pião roxo, é utilizada na medicina popular como cicatrizante, anti-hipertensivo, purgativo e diurético. OBJETIVO: Avaliar a influência da administração intraperitoneal da Jatropha gossypiifolia L., na cicatrização de suturas da parede abdominal ventral de ratos, observando-se os seus aspectos macroscópicos, tensiométricos e microscópicos. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados no procedimento 40 ratos da linhagem Wistar, machos, distribuídos em dois grupos de 20. Após incisão da parede e abertura da cavidade abdominal, foi instilado 1 ml/kg/peso de cloreto de sódio a 0,9% no grupo controle e no grupo Jatropha o extrato bruto etanólico da Jatropha gossypiifolia L., na concentração de 1 ml/kg/ peso. Realizou-se a sutura da parede abdominal com fio de polipropileno, com pontos separados. Os animais foram avaliados na sua evolução pós-operatória e mortos em dois subgrupos, no 3º e 7º dia. Analisou-se a parede abdominal ventral macroscopicamente, mediu-se a força de resistência a tensão e foram estudados os aspectos histológicos do reparo cicatricial. RESULTADOS: No exame macroscópico encontraram-se aderências mais intensas nos subgrupos Jatropha no 3º e 7º dia. A avaliação tensiométrica foi significantemente maior nos subgrupos Jatropha no 3º e 7º dia. A avaliação histológica comparativa entre os subgrupos demonstrou que o processo inflamatório agudo foi significantemente maior no subgrupo Jatropha no 3º e 7º dia; a neoformação capilar foi significantemente maior no 3º dia pós-operatório do subgrupo Jatropha sendo os outros parâmetros histológicos semelhantes. CONCLUSÃO: O uso do extrato bruto de Jatropha gossypiifolia L. intraperitoneal não demonstrou melhora significativa no processo de cicatrização da sutura da parede abdominal ventral de ratos com a dose e concentração utilizadas.INTRODUCTION: The Jatropha gossypiifolia

  15. 结核感染T细胞斑点试验联合纤维支气管镜检在结核病患儿诊断中的应用%The clinical application of T-SPOT.TB test combining with fiberoptic bronchoscopy examination in diagnosis of child-hood pulmonary tuberculosis

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    孟燕妮; 陈艳萍; 李秀龙; 黄建宝

    2014-01-01

    Objective To evaluate tuberculosis infection in T cells spot test ( T-SPOT.TB) combined with fiberoptic bronchoscopy in the diagnosis of children pulmonary tuberculosis .Methods From 2010 March to 2012 Decemberc , 67 cases of children with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in our hospital were examined by PPD test , ESR, CT, chest T-spot.TB tes-ting, bronchoscopy ( including lavage of Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture , fluorescence quantitative PCR and pathological biopsy) check.Results After checking, pulmonary tuberculosis were diagnosed in 49 cases, chronic or persistent pneumonia in 9 cases, 7 cases of cough variant asthma , 1 cases of bronchial foreign body , 1 cases of lymphoma.Fiberoptic bronchoscopy showed that inflammatory infiltration type in 18 cases (36.7%), 5 cases of caseous necrosis type (10.2%), proliferation of granulation type in 11 cases (22.5%), 15 cases of cicatricial stenosis (30.6%).compared single detection of mycobacteri-um tuberculosis culture and pathological biopsy with clinical diagnosis , poor consistency were found (Kappa =0.09, Kappa=0.29), compared the T-SPOT.TB and FQ-PCR single detection with the clinical diagnosis , general consistency were found (Kappa =0.54, Kappa=0.46).Joint detection:compared fiberoptic bronchoscopy examination (FQ-PCR +Mycobacteri-um tuberculosis culture +biopsy) with the clinical diagnosis, general consistency were found (Kappa =0.55); T-SPOT. TB combined with FQ-PCR detection, good agreement were found (Kappa =0.64), T-SPOT.TB combined with bronchosco-py resulted very high consistency (Kappa =0.85).Conclusion It demonstrated that the T-SPOT.TB bronchoscopy is effec-tive means for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis .%目的:评价结核感染T细胞斑点试验( T-SPOT.TB)联合纤维支气管镜检在肺结核患儿诊断中的价值。方法2010年3月-2012年12月住院疑诊肺结核的患儿67例,均行PPD试验、红细胞沉降率、胸部CT、T-SPOT.TB、支气管镜检

  16. Wound healing under the effect of iodine cadexomer in rats Cicatrização de feridas sob efeito do cadexômero iodo em ratos

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    Ester Verônica Brustolin

    2012-12-01

    realizado com cadexômero iodo. Os grupos foram divididos em dois subgrupos conforme o dia da morte (7 e 14. Microscopicamente foi utilizada a coloração H&E, através da qual foi observado o processo inflamatório e a neovascularização. Com a coloração tricômio de Masson foi estudada a fibrose. Para o reconhecimento da absorção do iodo e o seu potencial tóxico foi realizado, antes da morte com o animal anestesiado, dosagem do TSH e do T4 livre. RESULTADOS: Na análise microscópica a intensidade da inflamação apresentou-se mais acentuada no grupo GAD, subgrupo 14 dias. Na análise da neovascularização ela apresentou-se discreta no GCS subgrupo 14 dias. Na avaliação da fibrose foi mais acentuada no grupo GCI. Na comparação nos tipos de tratamento houve significância estatística entre os grupos GCI e GCS (p<0,013. A dosagem do TSH e T4, não apresentou diferença entre o grupo controle e GCI em relação à absorção do iodo. Na avaliação dos grupos GCI e controle, dentro de cada tratamento, houve significância estatística entre eles (p<0,001, quando comparados os dias. CONCLUSÃO: O cadexômero iodo apresentou efeito benéfico em todas as fases do processo cicatricial sem citotoxicidade pela absorção do iodo.

  17. Hérnias intra-raquidianas dos discos intervertebrais lombares: resultados da excisão em 128 casos

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    Rolando A. Tenuto

    1959-03-01

    ção discai estiver situada no buraco de conjugação, deve ser feita a facetectomia, sendo a intervenção completada com artródese para imobilização. Para a exposição de hérnia discai, a bainha durai da raiz raquidiana deve sempre ser deslocada para a linha mediana, qualquer que seja a situação do prolapso, pois, dêsse modo, são diminuídas as possibilidades de lesões traumáticas da raiz que está sendo manipulada. Fragmentos livres de disco intervertebral no espaço epidural devem ser extirpados; o cirurgião deve ter presente a possibilidade da existência de tais fragmentos em níveis situados imediatamente acima ou abaixo do disco herniado. A rizotomia posterior deve ser praticada quando existir fibrose intensa da bainha durai de raízes raquidianas e, eventualmente, quando a excisão da hérnia discai não fôr julgada satisfatória; a rizotomia posterior deve ser feita, também, tôdas as vêzes em que a reparação de uma lesão acidental da bainha de uma raiz raquidiana não tenha sido satisfatória. A electrocoagulação do ligamento longitudinal posterior, visando à destruição da maior parte do nervo sinuvertebral de Luschka, deve complementar a operação para diminuir a persistência ou a incidência de lombalgias. A hemostasia deve ser perfeita para diminuir a formação de tecido cicatricial, causa de sintomatologia dolorosa no pós-operatório. Com êsse mesmo intuito deve ser interposta lâmina de esponja de gelatina isolando a bainha durai da raiz raquidiana das formações circunvizinhas. Neste trabalho são apresentados os resultados obtidos em 128 casos, escolhidos entre 571 pacientes operados de hérnias intra-raquidianas de discos intervertebrals lombares; êstes 128 casos foram selecionados por terem seguimento de um ano, no mínimo, para permitir boa avaliação dos resultados. Foram considerados como bons tão sòmente os resultados obtidos nos pacientes que, um ano após a intervenção cirúrgica, não apresentavam qualquer sintoma

  18. Tenoplastia experimental do calcâneo em cães com peritônio bovino conservado em glicerina Experimental calcaneal tenoplasty in dogs with bovine peritoneum conserved in glycerol

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    João Moreira da Costa Neto

    1999-12-01

    Full Text Available No presente estudo, avaliou-se a eficácia do emprego do peritônio bovino, conservado em glicerina a 98%, no reparo de lesões induzidas no tendão calcâneo (TC de cães, quando um fragmento de aproximadamente 1cm do TC foi excisado e o espaço resultante preenchido por um fragmento de peritônio. Foram utilizados 21 cães, pesando entre 10 e 15kg, divididos em 7 grupos de 3, sacrificados aos 02, 07, 15, 30, 60, 90 e 120 dias de pós-operatório. Analisaram-se os aspectos clínico-cirúrgicos referentes à recuperação funcional motora, bem como, a integração do peritônio com o tecido tendíneo mediante avaliação macroscópica, por microscopia óptica e por microscopia eletrônica de varredura. Clinicamente, verificou-se que, por volta do 55º dia de pós-operatório, os animais já apresentavam deambulação normal e que o "neotendão" apresentou resistência suficiente para suportar o estresse normalmente aplicado ao TC. Microscopicamente, o peritônio implantado esteve presente em todos os períodos de observação. Proliferação fibroblástica e neoformação vascular foram observadas de forma incipiente no segundo dia; entretanto, no sétimo dia de pós-operatório, esta condição foi exacerbada. Com a evolução, as fibras de peritônio tendiam a se dissociar, entrando em estreita associação com fibras conjuntivas, fibroblastos e colágeno. Aos 30, 60, 90 e 120 dias de pós-operatório, notava-se maior presença de colágeno que se tornava cada vez mais organizado. Concluiu-se que o peritônio estimulou uma rápida deposição de tecido conjuntivo com mínima reação inflamatória, sendo incorporado ao tecido cicatricial e servindo como alicerce para o desenvolvimento de um novo tecido, restabelecendo assim a estrutura do tendão.The purpose of this study was to evaluate experimentally the efficacy of the use of bovine peritoneum conserved in 98% glycerin to reconstruct calcaneal tendon lesions induced in dogs. Twenty one

  19. Avaliação do uso do extrato bruto de Jatropha gossypiifolia L. na cicatrização de feridas cutâneas em ratos Evaluation of the use of raw extract of Jatropha gossypiifolia L. in the healing process of skin wounds in rats

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    Manoel Francisco da Silva Santos

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: O uso de fitoterápicos na cicatrização de feridas cirúrgicas tem sido incrementado nos últimos anos com a busca de princípios ativos que desempenhe efetivo papel neste processo acelerando a recuperação cirúrgica. OBJETIVO: Avaliar os aspectos morfológicos do processo cicatricial de feridas cutâneas abertas de ratos com uso do extrato bruto de Jatropha gossypiifolia L. MÉTODOS: Utilizaram-se 60 ratos da linhagem Wistar. Em cada animal foi realizada uma ferida de 2 cm de diâmetro na região dorsal. Os animais foram distribuídos em dois grupos de 30: grupo Controle - sem tratamento e grupo Jatropha - aplicação de extrato bruto de Jatropha gossypiifolia L. Cada grupo foi subdividido em três subgrupos de 10 animais e avaliados no 7º, 14º e 21º dias do pós-operatório. Realizou-se estudo comparativo entre os dois grupos através da análise macroscópica, a planigrafia digital e análise histológica tendo como parâmetro a proliferação vascular, polimorfonucleares, mononucleares, proliferação fibroblástica, colagenização e reepitelização. RESULTADOS: Na evolução da ferida cutânea tanto no grupo controle como no grupo Jatropha houve exsudação plasmática com formação de crostas superficiais até o 7º dia. A partir dai houve espessamento da crosta e no 14º dia a crosta se destacou, evoluindo para tecido de granulação e epitelização completa no 21º dia com surgimento de novos pelos ao redor da lesão, em todos os animais. Houve ausência significativa da inflamação aguda no 21º dia pós-operatório do grupo Jatropha. Houve diferença significativa na intensidade da inflamação crônica, sendo mais intensa no 7º dia no grupo controle. A proliferação fibroblástica foi mais acentuada no 7º dia pós-operatório do grupo Jatropha, sendo semelhante no 14º e 21º dias pós-operatórios nos demais. A colagenização foi maior no 7º e 14º dias no grupo Jatropha. A re-epitelização foi

  20. Tratamiento con acupuntura y moxibustión del síndrome poslaminectomía: Caso clínico Treatment of post-laminectomy syndrome with acupuncture and moxibustion: A clinical case

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    M. Robles Romero

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available El síndrome de la cirugía fallida de espalda es una complicación frecuente posquirúrgica que cursa con lumbalgia crónica con gran repercusión clínica y económica. Las posibilidades de tratamiento abarcan una gran variedad de técnicas y fármacos, siendo pese a ello una de las principales causas de dolor lumbar de más difícil tratamiento. Cada vez hay más pruebas sólidas de que la acupuntura puede ser un complemento útil al tratamiento convencional para el tratamiento de la lumbalgia. Se presenta el caso de un paciente de 37 años intervenido hace 2 años de artrodesis L4-L5,con reintervención posterior hace 1 año de retirada del material de osteosíntesis persistiendo con síndrome poslaminectomía no controlado con cicatriz disestésica pese a tratamiento con opiáceos débiles y anticonvulsivantes que se trató adecuadamente con sesiones de acupuntura y moxibustión. Como pruebas complementarias tenía una resonancia magnética en la que se aprecian además de cambios postquirúrgicos en la región lumbar posterior, deshidratación discal en L5-S1 y cambios degenerativos artrósicos de las pequeñas articulaciones interapofisarias a nivel de los últimos niveles lumbares, un estudio electroneurofisiológico en el que se observa una alteración en los potenciales evocados somestésicos realizados en el nervio fémorocutáneo lateral izquierdo, compatible con una neuropatía axonal de dicho nervio. El tratamiento se realizó en 10 sesiones durante 5 semanas, en cada una de las sesiones se hizo un tratamiento bifásico de 40min, tratando en primer lugar la zona cicatricial y a continuación la lumbalgia, en ambos se realizó moxibustión con puro de Artemisa con técnica de picoteo. El dolor fue controlándose pasando de una escala EAV inicial de 8 a una escala EAV al final del tratamiento de 0. Tras pasar revisión a los 6 meses continua con una escala EAV de 0.Failed back surgery syndrome is a common post-surgical complication

  1. Análise comparativa da cicatrização da pele com o uso intraperitoneal de extrato aquoso de Orbignya phalerata (babaçu. Estudo controlado em ratos Healing process in cutaneous surgical wounds in rats under the influence of Orbignya phalerata aqueous extract

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    Nelson Lúcio Parada Martins

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: A cicatrização das feridas é processo altamente complexo com várias fases. Inúmeras substâncias têm sido usadas desde os tempos remotos para estimulá-la. Entre elas, o extrato da Orbignya phalerata com possível ação estimulante da cicatrização. OBJETIVO: verificar a ação cicatrizante da Orbignya phalerata na cicatrização das feridas cirúrgicas da pele através de análise comparativa das alterações histológicas e morfológicas. MÉTODOS: Foram utilizados 60 ratos, da linhagem Wistar, adultos e machos. Para o experimento, eles foram distribuídos de forma aleatória em dois grupos de 30 cada e usada a substância Orbignya phalerata intraperitoneal na dose de 50 mg/Kg, no primeiro dia da operação em um dos grupos. O procedimento experimental constituiu-se em incisão cutânea circular de dois centímetros de diâmetro com punch metálico. No grupo controle não foi usada a substância. Os ratos foram mortos nos 7°, 14°, 21° dias do pós-operatório. Realizou-se a análise macroscópica com lupa e paquímetro, para avaliação da evolução do aspecto da lesão cicatricial e morfométrica da ferida feita por análise histológica; as lâminas foram coradas com Hematoxilina-Eosina (HE e tricrômio de Masson e observaram-se a proliferação vascular, células mononucleares, células polimorfonucleares, proliferação fibroblástica, fibras colágenas e reepitelização. RESULTADOS: Mostraram na macroscopia dos animais do grupo experimento de sete dias que um apresentou pequena quantidade de secreção sem outras alterações dignas de nota; nos animais de 14 dias identificou-se todos com ferida de bom aspecto; nos de 21 dias, foi observada a presença de cicatrização completa em todos os animais. Quanto à análise histológica, houve diferença significativa entre os grupos nas variáveis monocelulares e fibras colágenas em todos os dias, e no 7º dia foi observada diferença significativa na prolifera

  2. 脊髓损伤模型大鼠胶质细胞反应性增生的变化规律及意义%Reactive hyperplasia of glial cells induced by spinal cord injury in a rat model

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    樊旭辉; 杨波; 胡祥; 关方霞

    2016-01-01

    :normal control group (no intervention), sham operation group (lamina decompression) and operation groups (postoperative 1, 7, 14, 21 and 28 days). After the establishment of spinal cord injury models, the rats were sacrificed at each corresponding time point. The functional recovery of the rat hind limbs was evaluated by Basso, Beattie and Bresnahan scores, and complete spinal cord tissue was removed to undergo hematoxylin-eosin staining, immunohistochemistry staining and immunofluorescence staining. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION:(1) Basso, Beattie and Bresnahan scores showed that rats in the normal control and sham operation groups had normal neurologic function. Rats at 1 day after spinal cord injury paralyzed completely, the neurologic function of hind limbs began to recover gradual y at the 7th day, and the recovery became most obvious at the 14th day, which had no significant differences compared with the 21st and 28th days. (2) Hematoxylin-eosin staining found that the diffuse hemorrhage and neuronal necrosis were observed in the injured area at 1 day after operation;inflammatory cel infiltration and some vacuoles appeared at the 7th day, and the hemorrhage was absorbed gradual y;the hemorrhage disappeared completely and capsule cavity formed at the 14th day;up to the 28th day, spinal cord structure was completely destroyed and that was replaced by cicatricial tissue accompanying with a large cavity. (3) Immunohistochemistry staining showed that the astrocyte in damaged area proliferated with the cel synapse increasing, which was most overt at the14th day;the axon clearance widened and the structure was in disorder at the 7th day, and the myelin sheath in the damaged area was destroyed at the 21st day. (4) Immunofluorescence staining showed that there were numerous visible glial fibril ary acidic protein+/nestin+cel s in the injured area at 14 days after operation. (5) These results suggest that glial cel hyperplasia and hypertrophy, the up-regulated expressions of glial fibril

  3. Experimental basis for antioxidants TA99 series in the treatment of Alzheimer disease%抗氧化剂TA99系列治疗阿尔茨海默病的实验依据

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    汪华侨; 范海虹; 徐杰; 李光武; 袁群芳; 谢瑶; 姚志彬

    2005-01-01

    electromicroscope and sulfrin T (Th-T) fluorescence assay, Fuliye-transform infrared(FT-IR) spectrum apparatus, electron magnetic resonance(EPR), and round spectrum were used to detect the inhibitory effect of TA99 series on Aβ gathering and fibroplasia in vitro, as well as the influence on Aβ gathering in vivo. Senescence accelerated mouse (SAM) -P/8 was adopted to establish AD model and behavioral studies such as Morris water maze were used to investigate their effect on learning and memory. Meanwhile, the clearance of intracerebral amyloid granular deposition due to TA99 was also observed with hexamic argent staining. The effects of TA series on Aβ target and possible mechanism were fully revealed, and basic pre-clinical data collection was almost completed.CONCLUSION: TA9901 plant extractions have been proved to inhibit Aβ gathering and fibrosis, and improve learning and memory of SAM-P/8 rats. Moreover, TA9902 prepared by TA9901 combined with EGb761, another synergic herb, has an obvious anti-neurotoxic effect by inhibiting Aβ gathering, fibrosis and secondary structural changes. Further pharmacological research is needed and will have a promising prospect.%目的:目前基础和临床研究已积累的证据支持氧化应激参与阿尔茨海默病的发生和发展有关的学说,应用抗氧化剂治疗可以改善阿尔茨海默病患者的智力功能和延缓随年龄增加的认知丧失.尽管现有抗氧化剂治疗阿尔茨海默病的基础和临床研究资料仍不一致,但大量现有的实验研究资料是有希望并支持继续此项研究.天然抗氧化剂TA99系列的基础药理实验已强烈提示其为一种很有希望的发展成为治疗阿尔茨海默病的新药.文章就目前研究TA9901作为一种有前景的治疗阿尔茨海默病药物的实验依据以及存在的问题进行综述.资料来源:应用计算机检索Medline数据库1991-01/2004-11期间的相关文章,检索词为"Alzheimer disease"和"antioxidants;Ginkgo biloba

  4. Effect of different doses of acyclovir on renal function and its mechanism in mice%不同剂量阿昔洛韦对小鼠肾功能的影响及其机制

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    袁堂娟; 许家栋; 谷丽丽; 梁培; 陆红

    2016-01-01

    Objective To explore the effect of different dosage of acyclovir( ACV)on renal function and its mechanism in mice. Methods Thirty ICR mice were divided into the control,ACV 150 μg/ g and 600 μg/ g groups by complete randomization method. Each group comprised 10 mice. The mice in the ACV 150 and 600 μg/ g groups were injected with different dosage of ACV,the control group were injected with same volume of 0. 9% sodium chloride via caudal vein once daily for 7 days. The mice'body weight before the first medication and after the last medication was weighed. The levels of serum creatinine(Scr)and urea nitrogen(BUN)after medication were detected. The mice were sacrificed after collecting the blood samples. The mice kidneys were weighed and the renal coefficient was calculated. One kidney was used for pathologic examinations,and the other was for detection of expression of kidney injury factor-1(KIM-1),interleukin-6(IL-6),tumor necrosis factor-α(TNF-α)and transforming growth factor-β1( TGF-β1)by immunohistochemical Envision two-step method. The expression score was calculated according to the staining intensity and the percentage of positive cells. Results On day 7 of medication, the body weight of mice in the ACV 150,600 μg/ g groups were lower than that in the control group [(29. 0 ± 0. 59)g,(23. 6 ± 3. 0)g vs.(31. 9 ± 2. 4)g,P < 0. 05,P < 0. 01],the renal coefficient and the levels of BUN and Scr in ACV 600 μg/ g group were higher than those in the control group[(8. 52 ± 0. 77)% vs.(6. 04 ± 0. 71)% ,P < 0. 01;(204 74)μmol/ L vs.(133 ± 30)μmol/ L,P < 0. 01;(13. 8 ± 2. 8)mmol/ L vs. (6. 9 ± 1. 2) mmol/ L,P < 0. 05]. There were renal tubular dilatation and few inflammatory response cell in renal interstitium in the ACV 150 μg/ g group and infiltration of flammatory cells in renal interstitium. There were infiltration of flammatory cells and fibroplasia in renal interstitium and some renal tubular deformation and necrosis in ACV 600 μg/ g group. The

  5. 游离腓动脉穿支皮瓣修复手足软组织缺损%Free flap pedicled with peroneal artery perforator to repair soft tissue defects at hands and feet

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    刘勇; 康彦忠; 李文龙; 兰天亮; 赵春成; 刘刚义

    2015-01-01

    ).According to BMRC criteria,the functional recovery of skin sensation was S3 to S4 in 25 cases,S2 in 9,and S1 in 2.The donor limbs showed no cicatricial contracture or dysfunction.Conclusions Free flaps pedicled with peroneal artery perforator are a good choice for repair of small or middle areas of soft tissue defect at hands and feet,because they are characterized by stable vascular anatomy,proper thickness,no damage to primary artery,slight injury to the donor site,and direct anastomosis.%目的 探讨游离腓动脉穿支皮瓣修复手足软组织缺损的方法和临床效果. 方法 回顾性分析2010年7月至2012年12月应用游离腓动脉穿支动脉皮瓣修复的36例手足软组织缺损患者资料,男30例,女6例;年龄21 ~ 50岁,平均32.6岁.缺损部位:21例足部软组织缺损均为足背远端1/3皮肤缺损;15例手部软组织缺损中,8例手背皮肤缺损、肌腱外露,3例虎口皮肤软组织缺损,4例手掌皮肤缺损、肌腱外露.缺损面积为3.0cm×2.0cm~8.5 cm×4.0cm;皮瓣切取面积为4.0cm ×3.0 cm~ 10.0 cm×5.0 cm.受伤至手术时间为3~78 h,平均12.8h.其中29例以肌皮穿支动脉为蒂,7例以肌间隙穿支动脉为蒂.动脉血管蒂与受区采用端端或端侧吻合.末次随访时15例手部软组织缺损患者按中华医学会手外科学会上肢部分功能评定试用标准评定功能;21例足部软组织缺损患者按日本骨科学会(JOA)足部疾患治疗效果评定标准评定功能,36例患者采用英国医学研究会(BMRC)感觉功能评定标准评定皮瓣感觉功能. 结果 36例患者术后皮瓣全部成活.36例患者术后随访6~24个月,平均11个月.皮瓣无色素沉着,质地、外观及耐磨性良好.末次随访时15例手部软组织缺损患者按中华医学会手外科学会上肢部分功能评定试用标准评定:优12例,良2例,可1例;21例足部软组织缺损患者按JOA足部疾患治疗效果评定标准评定:评分为80 ~ 98分,平均90.6分;36例患

  6. Autoperipheral nerve implantation for the treatment of obsolete incomplete paralysis%自体周围神经植入治疗脊髓陈旧性不完全性断裂伤

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    张少成; 马玉海; 许硕贵; 柳顺发; 张秋林; 逄育

    2006-01-01

    several strips and longitudinally implanted into the incised spinal cord and cyst, and then it was sutured with pia mater spinalis with 9-0 scatheless wire. Finally the endorachis was sutured or covered by sacrospinal muscle.RESULTS: Sixteen cases were followed up for an average of 2.5 years, and all the patients entered the result analysis. The sensibility and motion func tion increased above one grade. Eleven patients who had suffered gatism had obvious progress. The strength of main muscle was increased by 2 grades and reached grade 4 in 16 cases, and walking capability was recovered. In 10 cases it was increased by 1 grade Only sensation had progress in 2 cases.CONCLUSION: Relieving adhesion in the endorhachis, incising the cicatricial spinal cord and bridging the autogenous peripheral nerve have good therapeutic results for gatism and recovering the muscle power of the ex-tremities for the patients with traumatic obsolete incomplete paralysis.%背景:临床上常可发现,脊髓损伤患者在排除了脊髓压迫与不稳定等因素外,许多影像学改变极为相似的患者其感觉运动功能的恢复程度差别却很大.研究表明为硬脊膜内的粘连、纤维索条的牵拉、脊髓本身的创伤后瘢痕化、软化、囊肿所致. 目的:观察脊髓减压松解、神经组织植入治疗对陈旧性脊髓不完全性断裂伤的临床效果. ,设计:患者自身前后对照观察.对象:选择1994-06/2002-08解放军第二军医大学长海医院骨科外伤性陈旧性不完全瘫痪患者16例.损伤平面T7~9 5例,T10~12 7例,L1,2 4例.16例患者均曾于伤时行脊柱减压内固定,4例后路手术患者于本次手术前已取出内固定.6例患者曾针对外伤性不完全瘫痪进行过高压氧等治疗.有尿便功能障碍11例;神经根性疼痛4例.按Frankel分级:B级12例,C级4例.单位:解放军第二军医大学长海医院骨科.方法:采用显微外科技术切开患者硬脊膜,将蛛网膜、软脊膜、齿状韧

  7. 悬雍垂腭咽成形术中扩大咽峡和鼻咽峡的特点%Dilatation of oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal isthmus in uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

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    赵源庆; 袁勇; 公蕾; 逄明杰; 赵书佑; 范洪江

    2007-01-01

    善.术后口腔形态满意203例(94%),13例(6%)不满意.③术前与术后多导睡眠监测结果各项指标比较差异有显著性[呼吸暂停指数:35.45±16.42,12.75±9.62;低通气指数:19.39±9.86,17.43±10.15;呼吸暂停低通气指数:54.2g±18.13,28.31±16.23;平均低血氧饱和度:(83.58±7.96)%,(85.53±8.18)%;平均血氧饱和度:(91.98±3.29)%,(93.01±3.02)%,P均<0.05].结论:改良传统悬雍垂腭咽成形术式可充分扩大咽腔空间,避免了并发症,患者症状得到明显改善%BACKGROUND: Partial soft palate, uvula and the otiose soft tissue of lateral pharyngeal wall are resected in traditional uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. Although the syndrome can be improved, the complications, such as velopharyngeal insufficiency, cicatricial contration of pharyngeal cavity, can occur in some patients, furthermore, the prostecdtive efficacy is below the mark.OBJECTIVE: To investigate efficacy of the dilatation of oropharyngeal and nasopharyngealisthmus in uvulopalatopharyngoplasty treating obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome.DESIGN: A case-control observation.SETTING: The Affiliated Municipal Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University.PARTICIPANTS: The patients who were hospitalized for snoring, apnea, breathing obstruction and somnolence were selected from the Sleep Respiratory Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment Center in the Affiliated Municipal Hospital of Medical College of Qingdao University from July 2001 to February 2006. We ascertained that the obstruction located at pharynx oralis, no hypertrophy of lingual root, and made a definite diagnosis of OSAHS by polysomnogram. The apnea hypopnca index (AHI) was ≥ 5 times per hour. Among 216 patients, there were 159 males and 57 females aged older than 25 years.METHODS: The patients were treated by modified UPPP which maintained the normal anatomic form of pharyngeal cavity, reserved the uvula, performed oblique straight incision along palatoglossal arch to soft palate, and avoided the incision of inverse U