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Title: Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis and systemic lupus erythematosus: a new variant of chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis?
Authors: MORAES-VASCONCELOS, Dewton deDOMINGUES-FERREIRA, MauricioPIERI, Patricia de CamposDUARTE, Alberto Jose da Silva
Citation: MEDICAL MYCOLOGY, v.50, n.4, p.399-403, 2012
Abstract: Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (CMC) is characterized by susceptibility to Candida infection of skin, nails, and mucous membranes. Autoimmune endocrinopathies are common in CMC patients, but there are no reports of the involvement of systemic autoimmune disorders. We present here the first case of this kind of association in a patient with an autosomal dominant variant of CMC. The individual had had this disorder since childhood and systemic lupus erythematosus with secondary antiphospholipid syndrome, as well as renal, articular and hepatic manifestations without thymoma.
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