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Chromoblastomycosis evolving to sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma: A case report
DERMATOLOGY REPORTS, v.13, n.2, article ID 9009, 4p, 2021
Chromoblastomycosis (CMB) is a cutaneous fungal infection caused by dematiaceous fungi. According to the World Health Organization CMB has been elected as a tropical disease, and it is prevalent in tropical and subtropical regions. The lower extremities are the most affected areas, and the lesion...
Immunoprofiling of fresh HAM/TSP blood samples show altered innate cell responsiveness
PLOS NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES, v.15, n.11, article ID e0009940, 16p, 2021
Author summary The infection by the Human T-cell Leukemia Virus-1 (HTLV-1) is quite frequent in Brazil. Between 1-5% of infected individuals develop a devastating neurodegenerative disease (HAM/TSP) as a result of a sustained inflammation in the central nervous system, with no effective treatment...
Recurrent erythema multiforme: A therapeutic proposal for a chronic disease
JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, v.48, n.10, p.1569-1573, 2021
Recurrent erythema multiforme is a chronic relapsing disease that represents a therapeutic challenge. Our objective was to retrospectively evaluate the clinical-epidemiological characteristics and therapeutic response of patients with recurrent erythema multiforme and suggest a therapeutic protoc...
Managing chromoblastomycosis with acitretin plus imiquimod: A case report on the improvement of cutaneous lesions and reduction of the treatment time
JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, v.48, n.10, p.1612-1615, 2021
Chromoblastomycosis (CBM) is an infectious disease caused by fungi that is prevalent in tropical and subtropical countries. Besides few therapeutic options, the classical treatment of CBM needs to be administrated for a long period of time, and unfortunately some patients do not show improvement ...
Reasons we should not exclude the term parapsoriasis from the medical vocabulary
JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, v.48, n.11, p.1436-1437, 2021
A case of tuberculosis verrucosa cutis in Brazil undiagnosed for 15 years
BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.25, n.3, article ID 101593, 3p, 2021
Tuberculosis verrucosa cutis is a rare medical condition that is caused by the inoculation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis into the skin of a previously sensitized individual. This clinical form of tuberculosis corresponds to 1-2% of all cases of tuberculosis and due to the paucibacillary character...
A case of cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Biatriospora mackinnonii
MEDICAL MYCOLOGY CASE REPORTS, v.34, p.32-34, 2021
Phaeohyphomycosis is a fungal infection common in immunocompromised patients such as those with hematologic malignancies, transplant recipients or under prolonged corticosteroid use. Here we describe a rare case of phaeohyphomycosis due to Biatriospora mackinnonii in a kidney transplant patient. ...
Are Zika virus cross-reactive antibodies against aquaporin-4 associated to Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder?
JOURNAL OF NEUROIMMUNOLOGY, v.360, article ID 577697, 7p, 2021
Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has been associated with the development of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD). ZIKV-induced antibodies that putatively cross-react to aquaporin-4 (AQP4) protein are suggested to cause inflammation of the optic nerve. A region of similarity between AQP4 and...
Guimarães, Ana Lúcia Monteiro; Pincelli, Marcella Soares; Nico, Marcello Menta Simonsen. Farmacodermias. In: Velasco, Irineu Tadeu; Brandão Neto, Rodrigo Antonio; Souza, Heraldo Possolo de; Marino, Lucas Oliveira; Marchini, Júlio Flávio Meirelles; Alencar, Júlio César Garcia de (eds). Medicina de emergência: abordagem prática [15.ed.]. BARUERI: Manole, 2021. p.1554-1563.
Pincelli, Marcella Soares; Guimarães, Ana Lúcia Monteiro; Nico, Marcello Menta Simonsen. Dermatoses agudas. In: Velasco, Irineu Tadeu; Brandão Neto, Rodrigo Antonio; Souza, Heraldo Possolo de; Marino, Lucas Oliveira; Marchini, Júlio Flávio Meirelles; Alencar, Júlio César Garcia de (eds). Medicina de emergência: abordagem prática [15.ed.]. BARUERI: Manole, 2021. p.1546-1553.