Paracoccidioidomycosis in southern Rio Grande do Sul: A retrospective study of histopathologically diagnosed cases

@inproceedings{Souza2014ParacoccidioidomycosisIS,
  title={Paracoccidioidomycosis in southern Rio Grande do Sul: A retrospective study of histopathologically diagnosed cases},
  author={Silvana Pereira de Souza and Val{\'e}ria Magalh{\~a}es Jorge and Melissa Orzechowski Xavier},
  booktitle={Brazilian journal of microbiology : [publication of the Brazilian Society for Microbiology]},
  year={2014}
}
Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by the fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and is endemic to Brazil. The aim of this study was to perform a retrospective analysis of the PCM cases in the countryside south of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The files from four histopathology laboratories located in the city of Pelotas were obtained, and all of the epidemiological and clinical data from the PCM diagnosed cases were collected for analysis. A total of 123 PCM cases diagnosed… CONTINUE READING
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