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We identified the etiological agents responsible for two fatal cases of rhinocerebral mucormycosis with the classical risk factor for uncontrolled type II diabetes mellitus. Their initial symptoms did not point immediately to the suspicion of mucormycosis. Case 1, caused by Rhizopus microsporus var. oligosporus, was a 52-year-old man who presented with a(More)
BACKGROUND Streptococcus bovis is a classical etiology of endocarditis and is associated with colonic lesions. No series of cases from Brazil has been described. OBJECTIVES To describe aspects of S. bovis endocarditis. METHODS This is a case series of patients admitted to a cardiac surgery referral center, during the years 2005-2014. Clinical,(More)
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