Volume 86, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We report a 47 year-old man from the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with unifocal tibial paracoccidioidomycosis. A radiograph showed an osteolytic lesion on the tibial middle third diaphysis. The diagnosis was confirmed by histopathologic analysis, and treatment with sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim was started. After three months, the patient showed significant clinical improvement. Ten months after treatment, the patient showed lesion bone healing. This case describes the rare occurrence of an osteolytic lesion caused by endemic in Latin America.


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  • Received : 07 May 2011
  • Accepted : 01 Dec 2011
  • Published online : 01 Mar 2012

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