Acta Medica Colombiana
versão impressa ISSN 0120-2448
The case is reported of a 51-year-old patient with a three-month history of paraparesia that had rendered him unable to walk over a period of 45 days. The patient underwent surgical excision of 2 granulomas that had been shown by an MRI scan. Histopathological study with silver methenamine showed budding blastoconidia, typical of Paraccoccidioides brasiliensis infection (Acta Med Colomb 2010; 35: 183-184).
Palavras-chave : paracoccidioides brasiliensis; paracoccidioidomycosis; paracoccidioidoma.