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Paracoccidioidomycosis: Introduction

Paracoccidioidomycosis: Infection by the fungus Paracoccidiodes brasiliensis which usually affects the lungs but can also involve the skin, mucous membranes, lymphatic system and other parts of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Paracoccidioidomycosis is available below.

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Definitions of Paracoccidioidomycosis:

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

Paracoccidioidomycosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Paracoccidioidomycosis, or a subtype of Paracoccidioidomycosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Paracoccidioidomycosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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