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Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo

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Abstract

SEVERO, Luiz Carlos; PORTO, Nelson da Silva  and  LONDERO, Alberto Thomaz. PULMONARY SCEDOSPORIOSIS. Rev. Inst. Med. trop. S. Paulo [online]. 1998, vol.40, n.4, pp. 241-243. ISSN 0036-4665.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0036-46651998000400007.

A case of a solitary pulmonary nodule due to Scedosporium apiospermum (Pseudallescheria boydii) is related. A review of the pertinent literature was done and, in addition, similar lesions caused by other opportunistic fungi are commented.

Keywords : Solitary pulmonary nodule; Fungal pulmonary nodule; Scedosporium apiospermum; Scedosporiosis; Pseudallescheriosis.

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