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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
MARQUES, Silvio Alencar; LASTORIA, Joel Carlos and MARQUES, Mariangela Esther Alencar. Paracoccidioidomycosis in a patient with cervical cancer. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.3, pp.587-588. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000300029.
This report describes the case of a female patient with paracoccidioidomycosis associated with a stage IIIB cervical carcinoma. Paracoccidioidomycosis in association with a malignant tumor occurs in 0.16% to 14.1% of cases in accordance with different case series. In cases in which the cancer is disseminated, the fungal infection may behave opportunistically
Keywords : Carcinoma; Mycosis; Paracoccidioidomycosis; Uterine cervical neoplasms.