Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 182 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Paracoccidioidomycosis in a western Brazilian Amazon State: clinical-epidemiologic profile and spatial distribution of the disease.
 

Author(s): Gabriel de Deus Vieira, Thaianne da Cunha Alves, Sônia Maria Dias de Lima, Luís Marcelo Aranha Camargo, Camila Maciel de Sousa

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(1):63-8.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic infection caused by the fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. PCM is considered one of the most important systemic mycoses in Latin America.

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2014

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Role of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the production of prostaglandin E2 and nitric oxide during experimental murine paracoccidioidomycosis.
 

Author(s): S C Sargi, M M O Dalalio, A G Moraes, J E L Visentainer, D R Morais, J V Visentainer

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2013 ;2013():947687.

 

There has recently been increased interest in the potential health effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on the immune system. Paracoccidioidomycosis is the most important endemic mycosis in Latin America. Macrophages have a fundamental role and act as first line of organism ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 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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