Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 214 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Disseminated paracoccidioidomycosis. Presentation as pseudotumoral cerebral injury].
 

Author(s): Julia Frangella, Denise Pizzarro, Agustín Giurbino, Sebastián Lescano, Laura Frank

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2016 ;76(2):103.

 

Last Updated: 4 May 2016

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Acute Paracoccidioidomycosis Due to Paracoccidioides brasiliensis S1 Mimicking Hypereosinophilic Syndrome with Massive Splenomegaly: Diagnostic Challenge.
 

Author(s): Priscila Marques de Macedo, Luã Cardoso de Oliveira, Dayvison Francis Saraiva Freitas, Jaqueline Abel da Rocha, Andrea D'Ávila Freitas, Marcio Nucci, Rosely Maria Zancopé-Oliveira, Rodrigo Almeida-Paes, Antonio Carlos Francesconi do Valle

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Last Updated: 8 Apr 2016

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PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS IN A RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT.
 

Author(s): Heliana Freitas de Oliveira Góes, Sandra Maria Barbosa Durães, Caren dos Santos Lima, Mariana Boechat de Souza, Enoi Aparecida Guedes Vilar, Marcos Olivier Dalston

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2016 ;58():12.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is the most common endemic mycosis in Latin America. The etiological agents, which comprise two species, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and P. lutzii, are thermodimorphic fungi that usually affect previously healthy adults. They primarily involve the lungs ...

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2016

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS TREATMENT.
 

Author(s): Maria Aparecida Shikanai-Yasuda

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2015 Sep;57 Suppl 19():31-7.

 

Considered to be an emerging endemic mycosis in Latin America, paracoccidioidomycosis is characterized by a chronic course and involvement of multiple organs in immunocompromised hosts. Infection sequelae are mainly related to pulmonary and adrenal insufficiency. The host-parasite ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: CHALLENGES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A VACCINE AGAINST AN ENDEMIC MYCOSIS IN THE AMERICAS.
 

Author(s): Carlos P Taborda, M E Urán, J D Nosanchuk, L R Travassos

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2015 Sep;57 Suppl 19():21-4.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM), caused by Paracoccidioides spp, is an important endemic mycosis in Latin America. There are two recognized Paracoccidioides species, P. brasiliensis and P. lutzii, based on phylogenetic differences; however, the pathogenesis and disease manifestations ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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[Disseminated juvenile paracoccidioidomycosis diagnosed in a girl in an urban area].
 

Author(s): Angélica Ballesteros, Sandra Beltrán, Jaime Patiño, Cynthia Bernal, Rocío Orduz

Journal: Biomedica. ;34(1):21-8.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is one of the most prevalent systemic fungal infections in Latin American countries. The incidence rate has been increasing and its detection has gotten increasingly common in travelers or immigrants from endemic areas. It is characterized by respiratory symptoms, ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2014

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