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Paracoccidioidomicose aguda/subaguda disseminada. Primeiro caso no Rio Grande do Sul Acute/subacute disseminated paracoccidioidomycosis. First case in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil

By Soraya Malafaia Colares, Silvana Marcantônio, Simone Zambonato and Luiz Carlos Severo

Abstract

É relatado o primeiro caso autóctone de paracoccidioidomicose disseminada aguda/subaguda ocorrido em criança no Rio Grande do Sul. A doença iniciou com adenomegalias superficiais generalizadas, seis meses antes da internação hospitalar. O diagnóstico foi feito através de biópsia de gânglio cervical. É comentado o espectro de formas clínicas da micose observado nesse Estado.<br>The first autochthonous case of acute/subacute disseminated paracoccidioidomycosis observed in a child in Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) is reported. The disease started with widespread superficial lymphadenopathy six months before the patient was admitted to the hospital. The diagnosis was made through a cervical lymph node biopsy. The spectrum of the clinical forms of the mycosis observed in this State is commented upon

Topics: Paracoccidioidomicose, Micose sistêmica em criança, Rio Grande do Sul, Paracoccidioidomycosis, Systemic mycosis in children, Rio Grande do Sul, Medicine (General), R5-920, Medicine, R, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences, Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine, RC955-962
Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT)
Year: 1998
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S0037-86821998000600010
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:11b7f379b6a04583bc4bd94a2ec80567
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