Volume 82, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Paracoccidioiodomycosis (PCM) is a systemic and deep mycosis endemic in Latin America, especially in Brazil. In patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), PCM can manifest with prominent involvement of the reticuloendothelial system. There are no reports in the literature of esophageal involvement by PCM in that population. We report a case of PCM with pulmonary and esophageal involvement without radiologic evidence of an esophageal-bronchial fistula in an HIV-infected patient.


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  • Received : 11 Dec 2009
  • Accepted : 11 Feb 2010
  • Published online : 04 Jun 2010

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