Paracoccidioidomycosis of bones and joints. A clinical, radiologic, and pathologic study of 9 cases.

@article{Amstalden1996ParacoccidioidomycosisOB,
  title={Paracoccidioidomycosis of bones and joints. A clinical, radiologic, and pathologic study of 9 cases.},
  author={Eliane Maria Ingrid Amstalden and Rathinam Xavier and Susan V. Kattapuram and Manoel Barros B{\'e}rtolo and Morton N Swartz and Andrew Eric Rosenberg},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={213-25}
}
Paracoccidioidomycosis is a systemic fungal infection endemic to Central and South America. It is associated with a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations and has been classified into acute and chronic forms. The latter is the most common type and usually affects male agricultural workers in rural communities. The disease typically begins in the lungs producing varying degrees of parenchymal damage, and in a significant number of cases the organism spreads through bronchogenic, lymphatic, or… CONTINUE READING
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