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Title: Chronic Paracoccidioidomycosis of the Intestine as Single Organ Involvement Points to an Alternative Pathogenesis of the Mycosis
Authors: BENARD, G.COSTA, A. N.LEOPERCIO, A. P. S.VICENTINI, A. P.KONO, A.SHIKANAI-YASUDA, M. A.
Citation: MYCOPATHOLOGIA, v.176, n.5-6, p.353-357, 2013
Abstract: Current knowledge on the natural history of paracoccidioidomycosis states that the chronic form of the disease results from reactivation of quiescent foci established years or decades before during the primary lung infection. Once reactivated, the fungi can disseminate to virtually any organ or system. We present herein two chronic paracoccidioidomycosis patients with a single organ involvement that points to an alternative pathogenesis of the mycosis. These patients suggest that the chronic form may also arise from reactivation of foci not confined to the lungs, due to the early dissemination of yeast cells during the primary infection.
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