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Paracoccidioidomycosis is a common fungal infection in Latin America. Few cases have been described in non-endemic countries and their diagnosis without the correct suspicion, bearing in mind that the latency period might be up to 60 years, may not be easy. We report the case of a 59-year-old man who worked as a taxi driver for 25 years in Venezuela.(More)
HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) is a rare disease for which there has been no effective therapy. Therefore, there is an urgent need to develop new effective drugs. To promote new drug development, we first need to identify appropriate efficacy outcome measures and then conduct clinical trials for the treatment of HAM/TSP.(More)
Naevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis (NLCS) is an uncommon hamartomatous lesion with an exceptional presentation on the face. We report the case of an elderly patient who presented with a classic type of NLCS on the right nasal orifice. This patient was taking inhaled steroids for his allergic rhinitis during 35 years.