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Chronic exposure to cigarette smoke transiently worsens the disease course in a mouse model of pulmonary paracoccidioidomycosis
REVISTA DO INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA TROPICAL DE SãO PAULO, v.64, p.e71, 2022
ABSTRACT Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) may present as an acute/subacute clinical form, characterized by a progressive disease arising from the airborne initial infection, or, most often, as an asymptomatic or subclinical infection that may manifest later during an individual’s life, the chronic fo...
Apresentação da 4ª edição
Festa Neto, Cyro; Cucé, Luiz Carlos; Reis, Vitor Manoel Silva dos. Apresentação da 4ª edição. In: . Manual de dermatologia [4.ed.]. BARUERI: Manole, 2015. p.XXI-XXI.
Performance of a Real-Time PCR Assay for the Detection of Five Candida Species in Blood Samples from ICU Patients at Risk of Candidemia
JOURNAL OF FUNGI, v.9, n.6, article ID 635, 12p, 2023
The gold standard for diagnosing invasive candidiasis still relies on blood cultures, which are inefficient and time-consuming to analyze. We developed an in-house qPCR assay to identify the 5 major Candida species in 78 peripheral blood (PB) samples from ICU patients at risk of candidemia. Blood...
Three cases of oral mucosal tuberculosis in patients on tumour-necrosis-factor-alpha blockers
AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, v.64, n.2, p.268-271, 2023
We present three cases of oral mucosal lesions caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor-alpha for psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis. Diagnosis of oral mucosal tuberculosis was not easily established in any of the cases. A comparison between these c...
The (one-year) prevalence of atopic dermatitis in Brazil: A population-based telephone survey
JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, v.37, n.8, Special Issue, p.E999-E1001, 2023
Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in Discoid Lupus Erythematosus of the Nail Unit
SKIN APPENDAGE DISORDERS, v.9, n.3, p.221-223, 2023
Introduction: Discoid lupus erythematosus can affect periungual tissues leading to onychodystrophy. Squamous cell carcinoma can occur in persistent scars of discoid lupus; this rare occurrence has not yet been reported on the nail unit. Case presentation: we report a case of squamous cell carcino...
Measuring Atopic Eczema Control and Itch Intensity in Clinical Practice A Consensus Statement From the Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema in Clinical Practice (HOME-CP) Initiative
JAMA DERMATOLOGY, v.158, n.12, p.1429-1435, 2022
IMPORTANCE Measuring outcomes in clinical practice can aid patient care, quality improvement, and real-world evidence generation. The Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema (HOME) Clinical Practice initiative is developing a list of validated, feasible instruments to measure atopic eczema in cli...
Economic analysis of antenatal screening for human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 in Brazil: an open access cost-utility model
LANCET GLOBAL HEALTH, v.11, n.5, p.E781-E790, 2023
Background Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a retrovirus that causes severe diseases, such as aggressive cancer or progressive neurological disease. HTLV-1 affects mainly people in areas with low human development index and can be transmitted from mother to child, primarily thro...
Seasonality of sporotrichosis in Brazil: A modelled analysis of the epidemic in Sao Paulo, 2011-2020
MYCOSES, v.66, n.8, p.643-650, 2023
Background: Sporotrichosis is an endemic subcutaneous mycosis classically caused by the Sporothrix schenckii species complex. Recently, sporotrichosis has emerged in Brazil as a cat-transmitted epidemic caused by a new species, Sporothrix brasiliensis. Objectives: To survey the clinical-epidemiol...
Use of Oral Corticosteroids to Treat HTLV-1-Associated Myelopathy (HAM) in Sao Paulo, Brazil
MICROBIOLOGY RESEARCH, v.14, n.2, p.646-655, 2023
Simple Summary Our findings provide observational evidence supporting oral corticosteroids therapy as maintenance therapy for HTLV-1-associated myelopathy (HAM). The daily use of oral, low-dose prednisone seems to be useful in some subsets of HAM patients and needs to be evaluated in randomized c...