Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 200 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute juvenile Paracoccidioidomycosis: A 9-year cohort study in the endemic area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Priscila Marques de Macedo, Rodrigo Almeida-Paes, Dayvison Francis Saraiva Freitas, Andréa Gina Varon, Ariane Gomes Paixão, Anselmo Rocha Romão, Ziadir Francisco Coutinho, Claudia Vera Pizzini, Rosely Maria Zancopé-Oliveira, Antonio Carlos Francesconi do Valle

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Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by pathogenic dimorphic fungi of the genus Paracoccidioides. It is the most important systemic mycosis in Latin America and the leading cause of hospitalizations and death among them in Brazil. Acute PCM is less frequent but ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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Paracoccidioidomycosis in a liver transplant recipient.
 

Author(s): Thais Carneiro Lima, Regis Otaviano Franca Bezerra, Luiz Tenório de Brito Siqueira, Marcos Roberto de Menezes, Claudia da Costa Leite, Gilda Porta, Giovanni Guido Cerri

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;50(1):138-140.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is a granulomatous systemic mycosis that is endemic in Latin America; it is an extremely rare infection following solid organ transplantation. In this study, we describe the first report of disseminated paracoccidioidomycosis in a 3-year-old girl who underwent ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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Paracoccidioidomycosis: acute-subacute clinical form, juvenile type.
 

Author(s): Silvio Alencar Marques, Joel Carlos Lastória, Rosangela Maria Pires de Camargo, Mariangela Esther Alencar Marques

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;91(3):384-6.

 

The authors report aspects of paracoccidioidomycosis, acute-subacute clinical form, juvenile type, in a 19-year-old female patient. Paracoccidioidomycosis, juvenile type, classically occurs in young patients, both sexes, with lymphoma-like aspects as initial presentation. However, ...

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paracoccidioidomycosis in the spine: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): José Alexandre Lopes da Silva Alvarenga, Délio Eulálio Martins, Michel Kanas, Hugo Gustavo Kunzle Elizeche, Adriana Macêdo Dell'Aquila, Eloy De Avila Fernandes, Marcelo Wajchenberg, Eduardo Barros Puertas

Journal: Sao Paulo Med J. ;134(3):263-267.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is a systemic form of mycosis that spreads hematogenously, secondarily to reactivation of lung infection or infection at another site or to new exposure to the causative agent. Few cases of bone involvement have been reported in the literature and involvement ...

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2016

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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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