, Volume 75, Issue 2, pp 65–74 | Cite as

The gamut of progressive pulmonary paracoccidioidomycosis

  • A. T. Londero
  • L. C. Severo


Paracoccidioidomycosis is an important Latin American endemy. The lung is the portal of entrance of the infection and the lesions are confined to this organ in, at least, 30 per cent of the progressive cases. Twelve case histories of patients with the progressive pulmonary form are presented in order to illustrate the repetitious clinical manifestations but the large variety of radiological presentations. The mycologic diagnosis is also emphasized.


Clinical Manifestation Case History Paracoccidioidomycosis Radiological Presentation Progressive Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. Londero
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. C. Severo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia (Micologia)Universidade Federal de Santa MariaSanta Maria RS
  2. 2.Hospital Sanatório PartenonPorto Alegre RSBrasil

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