Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

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The terms "Paracoccidioidomycosis" returned 203 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sarcoid-like cutaneous lesions in chronic adult paracoccidioidomycosis: report of two cases.
 

Author(s): Nurimar C Fernandes, Júlia Gomes Côrtes, Tiyomi Akitti, Danielle Carvalho Quintella, Tulia Cuzzi

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This study reports two cases of chronic paracoccidioidomycosis with sarcoid-like cutaneous lesions. The patients began the treatment in 2013 at Hospital Universitário Clementino Fraga Filho (HUCFF) of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). The first case (mild form) was ...

Last Updated: 7 Jun 2017

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Paracoccidioidomycosis with sarcoid-like lesions:a diagnostic challenge.
 

Author(s): Marilda Aparecida Milanez Morgado de Abreu, Joel Carlos Lastória, Antonio Luiz de Arruda Mattos, Maurício Mota de Avelar Alchorne

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;50(2):273-276.

 

Clinical presentation of paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) can be diverse. Morphology and quantity of skin lesions depends on interactions between host immunity and fungus virulence. Diagnosis can be a challenge considering that this fungus has low virulence and some individuals have immunity ...

Last Updated: 31 May 2017

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Functional and phenotypic evaluation of eosinophils from patients with the acute form of paracoccidioidomycosis.
 

Author(s): Fernanda Gambogi Braga, Luciana Pereira Ruas, Ricardo Mendes Pereira, Xinaida Taligare Lima, Edson Antunes, Ronei Luciano Mamoni, Maria Heloisa Souza Lima Blotta

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Eosinophilia is a typical finding of the acute/juvenile form of paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM), a systemic mycosis endemic in Latin America. This clinical form is characterized by depressed cellular immune response and production of Th2 cytokines. Moreover, it has been shown that the ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2017

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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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