Antonio Carlos Francesconi do Valle

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F. Francesconi, MD A.C. Francesconi do Valle, MD, PhD M.T.T. Silva, MD, PhD R.L.B. Costa, MD, MSc E. Carregal, MD S. Talhari, MD, PhD Neurologic manifestations of paracoccidioidomycosis are uncommon. Generally, these are characterized by headache, seizures, or focal neurologic deficits due to a focal brain lesion. We describe a patient with subacute(More)
BACKGROUND Chromoblastomycosis (CBM) is a chronic subcutaneous mycosis caused by dematiaceous fungi. METHODS We described epidemiological data, clinical presentation, and treatment of 18 cases of CBM diagnosed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Diagnosis was obtained by mycological, histopathological findings demonstrating typical muriform cells with confirmation(More)
1 Infectious Dermatology Clinical Research Laboratory, Evandro Chagas National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fiocruz,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2 Mycology Laboratory, Evandro Chagas National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fiocruz,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3 Departmentof InternalMedicine, Bonsucesso Federal Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 4(More)
BACKGROUND Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by pathogenic dimorphic fungi of the genus Paracoccidioides. It is the most important systemic mycosis in Latin America and the leading cause of hospitalizations and death among them in Brazil. Acute PCM is less frequent but relevant because vulnerable young patients are affected and the(More)
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