Carlos Vasconcelos
University of Porto
135Publications
26H-index
5,108Citations
Publications 135
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Published on Oct 12, 2018in Case Reports
Francisco Sousa Santos1
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Catia Ferrinho + 1 AuthorsCarlos Vasconcelos26
Estimated H-index: 26
A 42-year-old African man presented with hypogonadic phenotypical features, including gynoid body distribution, gynaecomastia, absent facial and truncal hair and micropenis. He denied ever experiencing development of male secondary sex characteristics. Endocrine testing revealed hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and undetectable AMH. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) stimulation test failed to increase testosterone levels. Peripheral blood karyotype was 46, XY. Clinical examination and abdominal/p...
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Published on Jun 1, 2018in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 12.35
Martin Aringer43
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(Dresden University of Technology),
Karen H. Costenbader47
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(Harvard University)
+ 48 AuthorsJosef S. Smolen110
Estimated H-index: 110
(Medical University of Vienna)
Background This 4 phase project 1 jointly supported by EULAR and ACR has led to draft criteria. 2 Objectives To simplify and validate the new criteria in a large international cohort. Methods 23 expert centres each contributed up to 100 patients with SLE and with non-SLE diagnoses. Diagnoses were verified by 3 independent reviewers for 1,193 SLE and 1059 non-SLE patients. 500 randomly selected SLE and non-SLE patients formed the derivation cohort and the remainder the validation cohort. Results ...
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Published on Jan 1, 2018in Galicia Clínica
André Real , Lara Adelino + 3 AuthorsCarlos Vasconcelos26
Estimated H-index: 26
Aproximadamente 70 a 90% dos doentes com Esclerose Sistemica apresentam envolvimento gastrointestinal e, em 10% dos casos, este envolvimento constitui a forma de apresentacao de Esclerose Sistemica. Todo o trato gastrointestinal pode estar afectado sendo o esofago o orgao mais frequentemente descrito1,2,3,4.
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Published on Aug 1, 2017in Atherosclerosis 4.47
Joao Sequeira Duarte1
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Carlos Tavares Bello1
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+ 4 AuthorsCarlos Vasconcelos26
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Catarina Roque , Filipa Serra1
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+ 7 AuthorsSância Ramos
Concerning the tumors that affect the thyroid gland, lymphoma is a rare entity. Likewise, the thyroid is a rare site for extranodal lymphoma occurrence. Thyroid lymphoma frequently arises in a lymphocytic thyroiditis background, presenting as a rapidly enlarging goiter, which is occasionally aggressive. It leads to compressive symptoms and may significantly compromise the airways. Choosing the right treatment requires the identification of the lymphoma subtype and knowledge about the stage of th...
Published on Feb 1, 2017in Immunologic Research 2.49
António Marinho12
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Cláudia Carvalho11
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+ 10 AuthorsFátima Farinha9
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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic autoimmune disease with multi-organ inflammation, linked to loss of immune tolerance to self-antigens and the production of a diversity of autoantibodies, with a negative impact on the patients’ quality of life. Regulatory T cells have been reported as deficient in number and function in SLE patients. However, some authors also described an enrichment of this cell type. The hypothesis that certain forms of autoimmunity may result from a conversion...
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Carlos Tavares Bello1
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Francisco Sousa Santos1
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+ 1 AuthorsCarlos Vasconcelos26
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