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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
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CARVALHO, Fábia Aparecida; MACEDO, Jefferson Lessa S. de; COSTA, Jean Newton L. and MORAES, Mário A. P.. Entomoftoromicose intestinal: relato de caso. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 1997, vol.30, n.1, pp. 65-68. ISSN 1678-9849. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86821997000100013.
A case of intestinal entomophthoramycosis caused by Entomophthorales in a man with 19 years-old, farmer and without associated disease. The patient was submitted to a intestinal ressection and diagnosis was carried through after analisys of the surgical specimen. After a review of the literature, the clinical evolution, clinico-pathologic features, difficulties in diagnosis and treatment are discussed.
Keywords : Intestinal entomophthoramycosis; Entomophthorales; Zygomicetes; Basidiobolus haptosporus.