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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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SAO THIAGO, Paulo de Tarso; SANTOS, Jairo Ivo dos  and  STEINDEL, Mário. Histoplasmosis at the oral cavity simulating mucocutaneous leishmaniasis. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 1998, vol.31, n.2, pp.225-229. ISSN 0037-8682.

A case of histoplasmosis at the oral cavity simulating mucocutaneous leishmaniasis is reported. The initial suspicion of leishmaniasis was not confirmed due to lack of amastigotes and no reactivity of the Montenegro's skin test. Diagnosis of histoplasmosis was done by Grocott's stained smears and isolation of Histoplasma capsulatum in Sabouraud's-agar slants. Treatment with Amphoterecin B led to complete remission of the lesion.

Keywords : Mucocutaneous histoplasmosis; Histoplasma capsulatum; Santa Catarina State.

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