Nocardia brasiliensis infection: an emergent suppurative granuloma after mesotherapy.

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Department of Dermatology, Hospital "Dr Manuel Gea González", Mexico City, Mexico Department of Ecology and Pathogen Agents Hospital General "Dr. Manuel Gea González"

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Name: International journal of dermatology
ISSN: 1365-4632


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A mycosis affecting the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes, and internal organs. It is caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. It is also called paracoccidioidal granuloma. Superficial resemblance of P. brasiliensis to Blastomyces brasiliensis (BLASTOMYCES) may cause misdiagnosis.

A mitosporic fungal genus. P. brasiliensis (previously Blastomyces brasiliensis) is the etiologic agent of PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.

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