Eyelid involvement in paracoccidioidomycosis.

  title={Eyelid involvement in paracoccidioidomycosis.},
  author={Antonio Augusto Velasco Cruz and F{\'a}bio Zenha and Jos{\'e} Tiago Silva and Roberto Rico Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={20 3},
PURPOSE To describe a series of patients with eyelid lesions caused by paracoccidioidomycosis and to estimate the prevalence of eyelid involvement in this disease METHODS The medical records of 439 patients with paracoccidioidomycosis admitted to our hospital from 1992 to 2002 were reviewed. Age, sex, and clinical forms of the disease were recorded. All patients with eyelid involvement had a skin biopsy positive for paracoccidioidomycosis and were examined by an ophthalmologist with… CONTINUE READING