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The granulomatous peritonitis by ascaris (GPA) is a rare complication of intestinal ascariasis due to the perforation of the digestive tract by the adult worm, which deposits its ova in free peritoneum; therefore, provoking an intense granulomatous inflammatory reaction. We report a case of an 8-year-old boy with GPA, emphasizing the clinical and(More)
The dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis is the etiological agent of paracoccidioidomycosis, a human granulomatous disease. Recently the first case of natural disease in dogs was reported. The complement system is an important effector component of humoral immunity against infectious agents. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the(More)
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