Paracoccidioidomycosis[par′ă-kok-sid′ē-oy′dō-mī-kō′sis]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A chronic mycosis characterized by primary pulmonary lesions with dissemination to many visceral organs, conspicuous ulcerative granulomas of the buccal and nasal mucosa with extensions to the skin, and generalized lymphangitis; caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.

Synonyms
Almeida disease , Lutz-Splendore-Almeida disease , paracoccidioidal granuloma , South American blastomycosis

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