Francisca Leiter Herrán
University of Los Andes
RadiologyPathologyHumanitiesPresentation (obstetrics)HemopericardiumCardiac tamponadeCoronary arteriesTuberous sclerosisHematomaAortic dissectionCartilageIntramural hematomaCarney TriadSmooth muscleOrgan systemCt imagingConnective tissueMedicine
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#1Francisca Leiter Herrán (University of Los Andes)H-Index: 2
#2Tami J. Bang (Anschutz Medical Campus)H-Index: 8
Last. Daniel Vargas (Anschutz Medical Campus)H-Index: 12
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: Aortic intramural hematoma (IMH) is a pathologic process with a clinical presentation identical to aortic dissection and associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Radiologists must be familiar with the imaging appearances of IMH as computed tomography (CT) plays a critical role in both diagnosis and patient management. The course of IMH is variable and the process may regress, remain stable, or progress in extent and therefore imaging findings associated with a negative prognosis mu...
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#1Francisca Leiter Herrán (University of the Andes, Chile)H-Index: 2
#2Carlos S. Restrepo (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio)H-Index: 28
Last. Daniel Vargas (University of Colorado Denver)H-Index: 12
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Hamartomas are tumours composed of mesenchymal tissues such as cartilage, fat, connective tissue and smooth muscle and can be found in virtually any organ system. These masses commonly develop sporadically, but are also seen in certain syndromes such as tuberous sclerosis or Carney triad. While their imaging appearance varies depending on the organ they arise from, findings are usually unique and a diagnosis can be confidently made. Radiologists must be aware of the clinical and imaging presenta...
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#1Z Andrés Sanhueza (University of Los Andes)H-Index: 1
#2R Juan Carlos Prieto (University of Los Andes)H-Index: 1
Last. S Luis LiraH-Index: 1
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Resumen Introduccion La espondilitis anquilosante (EA) es la artropatia seronegativa mas comun y representativa. Se caracteriza por inflamacion cronica del esqueleto axial, dolor referido a la columna vertebral de tipo inflamatorio y rigidez progresiva. Tipicamente se manifiesta en pacientes jovenes que inician su sintomatologia entre los 20-30 anos de edad y esta ligada al antigeno leucocitario humano B-27 (HLA B-27). Las imagenes son fundamentales en el manejo de estos pacientes. Es deber del ...
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