All publications of “Clovis Artur Silva”

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Chronic polyarthritis as the first manifestation of childhood systemic polyarteritis nodosa

Glaucia Vanessa Novak, Koken Hayashi, Kohei Sampa, Yosuke Okumura, Gabriela Ribeiro Viola Ferreira, Clovis Artur Silva

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017RC3783

ABSTRACT Arthritis has been reported as an acute pattern, generally evanescent with oligoarthritis, mostly affecting knees and ankles in childhood systemic polyarteritis nodosa. However, chronic polyarthritis with morning stiffness mimicking juvenile idiopathic arthritis has not been reported. We describe the case of a 4-year old girl who had additive and chronic polyarthritis with edema, tenderness, pain on motion and morning stiffness for 2 months. After 45 days, she also presented painful subcutaneous nodules and erythematous-violaceous lesions in the extensor region […]

Extensive cervical lymphadenitis mimicking bacterial adenitis as the first presentation of Kawasaki disease

Felipe de Souza Rossi, Marco Felipe Castro da Silva, Kátia Tomie Kozu, Luís Fernando Aranha Camargo, Flávia Feijó Panico Rossi, Clovis Artur Silva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015RC2987

Cervical adenitis >1.5cm in diameter is the less frequently observed criteria in patients with Kawasaki disease and it is usually found in association with other symptoms during the acute phase. Moreover, the finding of fever and lymphadenitis with intense local signs of inflammation and phlegmon is rarely seen as the initial manifestation of Kawasaki disease. We report the case of a 7-year-old boy who had cervical lymphadenitis with adjacent cellulitis and phlegmon mimicking bacterial adenitis as the first presentation of […]