Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 188 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of paracoccidioidomycosis infection by intradermal reaction in rural areas in Alfenas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Evandro Monteiro de Sá Magalhães, Carla de Fátima Ribeiro, Carla Silva Dâmaso, Luiz Felipe Leomil Coelho, Roberta Ribeiro Silva, Eric Batista Ferreira, Maria Rita Rodrigues, Zoilo Pires de Camargo, Tânia Regina Grão Velloso, Luiz Cosme Cotta Malaquias

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. ;56(4):281-5.

 

This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of paracoccidioidal infection by intradermal reaction (Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity, DTH) to Paracoccidioides brasiliensis in rural areas in Alfenas, Southern Minas Gerais (MG) State, Brazil, and to assess risk factors (gender, occupation, ...

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2014

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Extra-pulmonary manifestations of paracoccidioidomycosis associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a case report.
 

Author(s): Izabella Picinin Safe, Fabio Francesconi do Valle, Daniela Cristina Caetano Maia, Bárbara Agonio, Rossicléia Lins Monte, José de Ribamar Araújo, Marcelo Cordeiro-Santos

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;89(1):150-3.

 

We present a patient with Paracoccidioidomycosis/HIV coinfection which has been investigated because of chronic monoarthritis and mucocutaneous lesions. A biopsy of the synovial membrane and skin revealed structures consistent with Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. At diagnosis, the ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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Decreasing prevalence of the acute/subacute clinical form of paracoccidioidomycosis in Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Larissa Rodrigues Fabris, Úrsulla Vilella Andrade, Aline Ferreira Dos Santos, Ana Paula da Costa Marques, Sandra Maria do Valle Leone de Oliveira, Rinaldo Pôncio Mendes, Anamaria Mello Miranda Paniago

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. ;56(2):121-5.

 

With the objective to evaluate the behavior of paracoccidioidomycosis in the last three decades, clinical and epidemiological data of 595 patients admitted to clinical services of the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul from 1980 to 2009 were investigated. Gender, age distribution, ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paracoccidioidomycosis vaccine.
 

Author(s): Luiz R Travassos, Carlos P Taborda

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Oct;8(10):1450-3.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is a granulomatous pulmonary infection that is generally controlled by chemotherapy. The efficacy of treatment, however, is limited by the status of the host immune response. The inhibition of a Th-2 immunity or the stimulation of Th-1 cytokines generally increases ...

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2013

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Paracoccidioidomycosis of external genitalia: report of six new cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Silvio Alencar Marques, Lilian Kanawa Tangoda, Rosangela Maria Pires de Camargo, Hamilton Ometto Stolf, Mariangela Esther Alencar Marques

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;87(2):235-40.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is a systemic mycosis of dermatological interest due to the frequency of cutaneous and mucosal lesions. The involvement of the external genitalia is extremely rare and few cases have been reported.

Last Updated: 9 May 2012

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Immunology of paracoccidioidomycosis.
 

Author(s): Maria Rita Parise Fortes, Hélio Amante Miot, Cilmery Suemi Kurokawa, Mariângela Esther Alencar Marques, Sílvio Alencar Marques

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;86(3):516-24.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is the most prevalent systemic mycosis in Latin America, among immunecompetent patients. It's caused by the dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioiddes brasiliensis. Investigations regarding its immunopathogenesis are very important in the understanding of aspects related ...

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2011

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