paracoccidioidomycosis


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Related to paracoccidioidomycosis: histoplasmosis
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paracoccidioidomycosis

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An overview of the immunopathology of human paracoccidioidomycosis.
Although a direct search for fungi and mycobacterial agents was initially negative, paracoccidioidomycosis should still have been included in the differential diagnosis for this patient, who exhibited arthritis and pulmonary symptoms and had the risk factors of heavy smoking and living in a paracoccidioidomycosis-endemic region.
Key Words: laryngeal paracoccidioidomycosis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, chronic obstructive lung disease
Infections associated with positive C-ANCA Bacterial infections Bacterial pneumonias Bacterial empyemas Mycobacterial infections Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycobacterium bovis Fungal infections Chromomycosis Cavitary pulmonary sporotrichosis Cavitating pulmonary aspergillosis Semi-invasive pulmonary aspergillosis Pulmonary paracoccidioidomycosis
Ketoconazole is effective for paracoccidioidomycosis, but concerns about possible hepatic toxicity have made patients and physicians fearful of using it.
TABLE 29CURRENT MEDICATIONS FOR PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS, 2009 67
Some limitations occur, including the need for 2 to 6 weeks for antibody production after infection, impaired production of antibodies in immunosuppressed patients, and presence of cross-reaction mainly due to paracoccidioidomycosis, blastomycosis, and aspergillosis (9).
Paracoccidioidomycosis (ie, South American blastomycosis) is another important fungal cause of Addison's disease, especially in Brazil and other developing countries.
The differential diagnosis includes several infectious granulomatous processes, including bacterial (tuberculosis, actinomycosis, syphilis, and leprosy), fungal (histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, and sporotrichosis), and parasitic (mucocutaneous leishmaniasis) diseases.