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Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

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Abstract

FACANHA, Mônica Cardoso; SOUZA, Anastácio de Queiroz; CAFE, Vaulice Sales  and  WANKE, Bodo. Paracoccidioidomycosis: description of two cases autochthonous in Ceará. Braz J Infect Dis [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.1, pp. 86-88. ISSN 1413-8670.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-86702010000100017.

Paracoccidioidomycosis is endemic in most countries of Latin America. Brazil has the greatest number of cases, with no autochthonous case registered in the state of Ceará. The cases of two patients that had never gone outside the State of Ceará and lived at least some years in the municipality of Palmácia.

Keywords : Paracoccidioidomycosis; Ceará; systemic mycosis.

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