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Hyalohyphomycosis by Paecilomyces lilacinus in a renal transplant patient and a review of human Paecilomyces species infections.
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A case of hyalohyphomycosis caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus is described in a renal transplant patient and responded well to therapy with oral griseofulvin and was cured within 45 days.
Mycetoma: a retrospective study of 41 cases seen in São Paulo, Brazil, from 1978 to 1989
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Clinical and epidemiological aspects of 41 cases of mycetoma seen in São Paulo city from January 1978 to December 1989 are presented and bone involvement was frequent for both actinomycetomata and eumycetOMata and was characterized by osteoporosis, periostal reaction and cavitation.
Isolation and characterization of a Paracoccidioides brasiliensis strain from a dogfood probably contaminated with soil in Uberlândia, Brazil.
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A strain of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis was isolated from a dogfood, probably contaminated with soil, in a Brazilian city, and when inoculated into a guinea-pig testis produced orchitis with abundant fungal elements.
[Levels of selenium in urine after treatment of pityriasis versicolor with a 1.0% selenium sulfide].
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The results suggest that the selenium sulfide is absorbed poorly from the skin and is a safe and effective therapy for pityriasis versicolor.
Ultrastructure of black piedra
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Transmission electron microscopy showed a complex, well‐organized microsystem, in which cement‐producing hyphae constitute the pseudoparenchyma, and both sexual and asexual reproduction were found.
[Phialophora bubakii. Isolation from a subcutaneous abscess in a kidney-transplant patient].
Disseminate Sporotrichosis ‐ Report of a Clinical Case with Mucocutaneous, Osteo‐Articular, and Ocular Lesions *
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A case of disseminate sporotrichosis with cutaneous, mucous, osseous, and ocular lesions with special gravity resulting in blindness of the affected eye is reported in Brazil, where this mycosis is frequent.
African histoplasmosis. Report of the first case in Brazil and treatment with itraconazole.
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The patient was an immigrant from Angola who had come to Brazil six months after the appearance of the skin lesion and was successfully treated with Itraconazole 100mg a day for 52 days.
Immune-allergic survey with spherulin in a general hospital from São Paulo, Brasil.?
TLDR
The present study confirms the earlier report from Lacaz et al. (2) showing that coccidioidomycosis does not occur in north, middle or southeast Brazil, and confirming previous investigations from Versiani (3) and Lacaz (1), that spherulin does not cross-react in patients with South American BlastomyCosis.
[Black-grain eumycetoma due to Madurella grisea. A report of 2 cases].
TLDR
Treatment with itraconazole in both reported cases did not produce any regression of the lesions, the clinical improvement being meager, and the authors do consider the following Madurella species as nomen dubium or nomina confusa.
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