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Cutaneous zygomycosis caused byAbsidia corymbifera in a leukemic patient
A case of cutaneous zygomycosis caused byAbsidia coryabifera in a leukemic patient submitted to chemotherapy is reported and probably resulted from a latent osteomyelitis.
Development of secondary resistance to fluconazole in Cryptococcus neoformans isolated from a patient with AIDS.
Cryptococcus neoformans is the fifth most common opportunistic agent of infection in patients with AIDS in the USA, exceeded only by Candida species, Pneumocystis carinii, cytomegalovirus and
Progressive pulmonary paracoccidioidomycosis a study of 34 cases observed in Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Patients with progressive pulmonary paracoccidioi domycosis seen in the State of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) had clinical manifestations similar to those of a prolonged or a recurrent undifferentiated respiratory infection.
Curvularia lunata peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis
A case of peritonitis due toCurvularia lunata during continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis is reported. Diagnosis was established by culture of dialysis effluent and peritoneal exudate, and was
The second case of peritonitis due to Histoplasma capsulatum during continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in Brazil
A case of infection due to Histoplasma capsulatum apparently restricted to the peritoneum in a woman submitted to continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) in Rio Grande do Sul is reported.
Dermatomycosis of the toe web caused by Curvularia lunata.
[Epidemiology of sporotrichosis in the central region of Rio Grande do Sul].
In the past decade the mycosis was most frequent among urban adults with different professions, with the onset of the disease being associated with rural leisure activities such as fishing and hunting.
Trichosporon inkin peritonitis during continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis with bibliography review
We report a further case of peritonitis due to Trichosporon inkin in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Peritonitis caused by Trichosporon species is reviewed.
Subcutaneous Pseudallescheriasis in a renal transplant recipient
A case of a single subcutaneous nodule caused by Pseudallescheria boydii in a renal transplant recipient, possibly of nontraumatic origin is reported.