Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 205 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

CHYLOTHORAX IN PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.
 

Author(s): Flávia Fonseca Fernandes, Victor Oliveira Alves, Tarquino Erastides Gavilanes Sánchez, Wagner Diniz de Paula, Alfredo Nicodemos Cruz Santana

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2016 07;58():57.

 

A previously healthy, 52-year-old woman presented with a nine months history of low fever and weight loss (> 30 kg). Physical examination disclosed generalized lymphadenopathy, skin lesions, abdominal distension, mild tachypnea and a left breast mass. Laboratory tests showed anemia; ...

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2016

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Paracoccidioidomycosis and cryptococcosis with localized skin manifestations: report of two cases in the elderly.
 

Author(s): Ederson Valei Lopes de Oliveira, Margarete Teresa Gottardo de Almeida, Aline Turatti, Ciro Martins Gomes, Ana Maria Roselino

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. 2016 Apr;91(2):243-4.

 

Distinct cases of Paracoccidioidomycosis and Cryptococcosis with atypical and localized skin manifestation on the upper limbs of two elderly patients are reported. In the 2nd one, he presented asymptomatic pulmonary cancer; the blood tests for fungal infection were negative, and the ...

Last Updated: 19 May 2016

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[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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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 15 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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