Volume 3 Issue 1
Professional Contact Dermatitis in Odontostomatology with Special Reference to Meth(acrylates): A 15 year Experience
Carlos Romaguera, Juan Vilaplana, Ramon Grimalt*
Dental personnel including dentists and dental nurses, dental surgeons and dental technicians are an important population at risk for the development of contact dermatitis. Not only for the amount of different type of metal products they use in their daily practice but also for the acrylates and gloves are they in contact with. Moreover many of these professionals are forced to frequent washing due to hygienic needs thus irritant hand dermatitis is also a common observation on them.
HIV Infection in the Adolescence, Cuba, 1987 to December 2014: An Epidemiological Approach
Alba Cortes Alfaro1*, Rosaida Ochoa Soto2, Maria Isela Lantero Abreu3, Ramón Suarez Medina1, Enrique Cruz Tacoronte3, Yenisleidy Llorente Cabrera1, José Joaquín Joanes3
According to new data in the report of the global AIDS epidemic, in the world, there are 35 million people infected with HIV, of which 2.1 million were newly infected in 2013 and the number of deaths from these causes decreased in the same year. The agency of the United Nations against AIDS (UNAIDS) stated that there is a decrease in the number of deaths reflected in the rate of HIV infection and an increase in people receiving treatment.
Extra-Esophageal Symptoms in Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Case Control Study
Christina Fernandez, M.D., FAAP, Fernando Zapatta, M.D. FAAP, Russell J. Hopp, D.O, FAAP, FAAAAI*
Now recognized as an important disease, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has a pattern of recognizable esophageal-based gastrointestinal features. Most EoE symptoms focus at the esophagus itself, abdominal pain being the main exception. The presence of exaggerated esophageal eosinophilia after a sufficient course of therapy with a proton-pump inhibitor serves as the predominate proof of the diagnosis of EoE.
Autoimmune pancreatitis: The Last Puzzle Piece of IgG4-Related Disease
Michela Bellocchia, MD; Monica Boita*, BSc, PhD; Enrico Heffler, MD, PhD; Stefano Pizzimenti, MD; Domenico Novero, MD; Paolo Solidoro, MD; Caterina Bucca, MD; Giovanni Rolla, MD
Immunoglobulin G4-related systemic disorder (IgG4-RD) is an under-diagnosed fibro-inflammatory disorder with unknown etiology and multiorgan involvement. IgG4-RD manifestations consist of lymphadenopathy, extrapancreatic bile duct lesions, lacrimal and salivary gland lesions, hypothyroidism, retroperitoneal fibrosis, and kidney mass. We report the case of a 46-yearold patient, with moderate persistent asthma and chronic hyperplastic rhinosinusitis, who presented at emergency department because of obstructive jaundice due to a mass in the pancreatic head.