Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 202 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cutaneous Paracoccidioidomycosis.
 

Author(s): Juan Carlos Cataño, Milena Morales

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2015 Sep;93(3):433-4.

 

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2015

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Complex nasal reconstruction after paracoccidioidomycosis infection--Case report.
 

Author(s): Emilie Barreto Ribeiro, Victor Diniz de Pochat, Eduarda Nilo de Magaldi, Bruno Suffredini Figueiredo, Nivaldo Alonso, José Valber de Lima Meneses

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;90(3 Suppl 1):203-5.

 

Paracoccidioidomycosis is an infectious disease whose etiological agent belongs to the Paracoccidioides genus. Although it affects primarily the lungs, it can spread to other tissues, including the skin and mucous membranes. Despite the clinical treatment for this disease, scarring ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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Immunodiagnosis of paracoccidioidomycosis due to Paracoccidioides brasiliensis using a latex test: detection of specific antibody anti-gp43 and specific antigen gp43.
 

Author(s): Priscila Oliveira Dos Santos, Anderson Messias Rodrigues, Geisa Ferreira Fernandes, Silvia Helena Marques da Silva, Eva Burger, Zoilo Pires de Camargo

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Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a life-threatening systemic disease and is a neglected public health problem in many endemic regions of Latin America. Though several diagnostic methods are available, almost all of them present with some limitations.

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2015

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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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