Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 190 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paracoccidioidomycosis: a rare cause of infectious encephalomyelopathy.
 

Author(s): Paulo Victor Sgobbi de Souza, Wladimir Bocca Vieira de Rezende Pinto, Sandro Luiz de Andrade Matas

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Nov;72(11):904-5.

 

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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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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Paracoccidioidomycosis in southern Rio Grande do Sul: a retrospective study of histopathologically diagnosed cases.
 

Author(s): Silvana Pereira de Souza, Valéria Magalhães Jorge, Melissa Orzechowski Xavier

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Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by the fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and is endemic to Brazil. The aim of this study was to perform a retrospective analysis of the PCM cases in the countryside south of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The files from four ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2014

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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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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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