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Esteban Alberto Plasencia Dueñas

Esteban Alberto Plasencia Dueñas
Hospital Nacional Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen · Endocrinologia

Bachelor of Medicine

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Residente de Endocrinología, Hospital Nacional Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen, Lima-Perú.

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Background: Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis (PPT) is an uncommon complication of hyperthyroidism, it is the most frequent cause of acute flaccid paralysis in adults. Material and methods: A retrospective observational study was carried out in 2 reference hospitals of the social security in Lima-Peru, which included 22 patients diagnosed with PPT d...
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Background: Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis (PPT) is an uncommon complication of hyperthyroidism, it is the most frequent cause of acute flaccid paralysis in adults. Material and methods: A retrospective observational study was carried out in 2 reference hospitals of the social security in Lima-Peru, which included 22 patients diagnosed with PPT duri...
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Adrenal hemorrhage is the most common cause of adrenal mass in newborns. We present a case of a fullterm male, born by cesarean section due to acute fetal distress from a mother with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. He was diagnosed with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, multifactorial shock, and early neonatal sepsis. On the se...
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Obesity in children and adolescents has increased exponentially around the world. Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a higher pediatric obesity rate. The excess adipose tissue generates a dysregulation of adiponectin, ghrelin, and leptin, among others. Metabolic alterations can develop cardiovascular disease, dyslipidemias, arterial hype...
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Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is the type of thyroid cancer that has the worst prognosis. It usually presents as a rapidly growing cervical mass that generates compressive symptoms. Its association with thyrotoxicosis is rare. A 76-year-old woman, with no contributory history, presented with a 3-month course of fast-growing cervical tumor, associ...
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Background: Idiopathic central diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare endocrine disorder that results from total or partial deficiency of vasopressin secretion. It is idiopathic when the cause is unknown, but in many cases, is associated with autoimmune disorders. Case presentation: We present the case of a 44-year-old male with vitiligo and a family...
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Type B insulin resistance syndrome (TBIR) is a rare autoimmune disease caused by antibodies against the insulin receptor. It should be considered in patients with dysglycaemia and severe insulin resistance when other more common causes have been ruled out. We report a case of a 72-year-old male with a 4-year history of type 2 diabetes who presented...
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Objetivo: identificar los factores asociados a la presencia de fisura labial y/o palatina en recién nacidos en el Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins, localizado en Lima - Perú, durante el periodo noviembre 2012 - diciembre 2016. Materiales y métodos: estudio observacional, analítico, de casos y controles emparejado, con datos del Estudio...
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Cushing’s syndrome is an endocrine disorder that causes anovulatory infertility secondary to hypercortisolism; therefore, pregnancy rarely occurs during its course. We present the case of a 24-year-old, 16-week pregnant female with a 10-month history of unintentional weight gain, dorsal gibbus, nonpruritic comedones, hirsutism and hair loss. Initia...
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Objective: To identify the degree of social responsibility in the students of a public university. Method: Descriptive, cross-sectional study. He used the Socially Responsible Behavior Self-Assignment Questionnaire and a data collection form. The sample was 432 students. Non-probabilistic sampling stratified by the vocational school. Descriptive an...
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Introduction: Research from undergraduate favors a continuing medical education, both graduate and professional. Counsellors should be those that guide students towards the path of research, which implies a commitment binomial student-advisor. Objective: Describe the characteristics of advisors research papers presented at national scientific confe...
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UNPRG: Impulsando las actividades científicas, académicas y proyección social en estudiantes de Medicina. La investigación es la base del progreso científico, necesario para encontrar soluciones a las necesidades básicas y fundamentales que aquejan a un país tales como reducir la pobreza, disminuir los índices de mortalidad materna, mortalidad infa...
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La investigación es la base del progreso científico, necesario para encontrar soluciones a las necesidades básicas y fundamentales que aquejan a un país tales como reducir la pobreza, disminuir los índices de mortalidad materna, mortalidad infantil, enfermedades transmisibles y no transmisibles entre otras . Es por esto que un país que investiga, e...

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