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Tuesday 01 March 2005

[Entomophthoramycosis (zygomycosis) caused by Conidiobolus coronatus in Mato Grosso (Brazil): case report]

By: Tadano T, Paim NP, Hueb M, Fontes CJ.

Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 2005 Mar-Apr;38(2):188-90

Zygomycosis is a subcutaneous mycosis caused by soil fungi, such as Conidiobolus coronatus. In general, the main clinical manifestation is a chronic rhinofacial tumor. We report the first case of zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis) caused by Conidiobolus coronatus, occurring in Mato Grosso, West Brazil.

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