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Paracoccidioidomycosis (South American Blastomycosis) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: South American Blastomycosis; Paracoccidioidomycoses; Blastomycosis, South American

Networked: 468 relevant articles (33 outcomes, 47 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Paracoccidioidomycosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ketoconazole (Nizoral) : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 27 results : FDA 20 Generic
  2. Itraconazole (Sporanox) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 26 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results : FDA 12 Generic
  4. Antigens : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 96 results : IBA
  5. Interleukin-10 (Interleukin 10) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 13 results : IBA
  6. Trimethoprim (Proloprim) : 2 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 73 Generic
  7. Sulfamethoxazole : 2 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 75 Generic
  8. voriconazole (Vfend) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 3 results : FDA 8 Generic
  9. paracoccidioidin : 1 outcome 2 studies in 10 results : IBA
  10. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Paracoccidioidomycosis

  1. Histoplasmosis
  2. Blastomycosis
  3. Sporotrichosis
  4. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  5. Infection
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Key Therapies for Paracoccidioidomycosis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 16 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 4 studies in 11 results
  3. Immunomodulation : 3 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
  5. Oral Medicine : 2 results
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