Affiliation: Emory University
Franco Paredes C, Blumberg H. Psoas muscle abscess caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Staphylococcus aureus: case report and review. Am J Med Sci. 2001;321:415-7 pubmed
..In this patient, the abscess was not associated with Potts disease but with osteomyelitis of the iliac crest, in which the evaluation with magnetic resonance imaging was very specific in determining the extent and regional spread. ..
Franco Paredes C, Rouphael N, Mendez J, Folch E, Rodriguez Morales A, Santos J, et al
. Cardiac manifestations of parasitic infections. Part 2: Parasitic myocardial disease. Clin Cardiol. 2007;30:218-22 pubmed
Franco Paredes C, Lammoglia L, Hernandez I, Santos Preciado J. Epidemiology and outcomes of bacterial meningitis in Mexican children: 10-year experience (1993-2003). Int J Infect Dis. 2008;12:380-6 pubmed
..However, S. pneumoniae persists as an important cause of bacterial meningitis, highlighting the need for the implementation of vaccination policies against this pathogen. ..
Franco Paredes C, Lammoglia L, Santos Preciado J. The Spanish royal philanthropic expedition to bring smallpox vaccination to the New World and Asia in the 19th century. Clin Infect Dis. 2005;41:1285-9 pubmed
..This expedition was the first large scale mass vaccination of its kind. The historic legacy of this pioneering event in international health should be revisited in the current era of persistent inequalities in global health. ..