Paola Sanchotene

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paracoccidioidomycosis(South American Blastomycosis, Brazilian Blastomycosis, Lutz-Splendore-Almeida disease, Mucocutaneous-lymphangitic paracoccidioidomycosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Paracoccidioidomycosis is a tropical infectious disease that can have an acute, subacute, or a chronic evolution. The diagnosis of paracoccidioidomycosis it not easily made. The large variety of clinical manifestations is a consequence of complex interactions between the host, the fungal agent, and the environment. What you should be…

Majocchi’s Granuloma (Granuloma trichophyticum)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Majocchi’s granuloma is a rare clinical variant of tinea corporis. Tinea corporis is a dermatophyte infection of the skin and is generally restricted to the stratum corneum. Majocchi’s granuloma is a follicular and perifollicular dermatophyte infection of the deep dermis, and may be found in immunocompetent and immunocompromised people.…

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