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CASTRO-CASTRO, Maury; TOVIO-MARTINEZ, Eilien; URBANO-DEL-VALLE, Samuel  e  JARAMILLO-MONROY, Sandra. Paracoccidioidomicosis, reflection of a disseminated mycosis: case report. Odontoestomatología [online]. 2023, vol.25, n.42, e416.  Epub 01-Dez-2023. ISSN 0797-0374.


Paracoccidioidomycosis is an endemic mycosis in different Latin American countries, including areas of Colombia, with a very varied clinical manifestation since it is considered a disease that can be chronic and systemic.


To expose the importance of the clinical-stomatological examination in the detection of different entities in the stomatognathic system, and the multidisciplinary management of oral and systemic paracoccidioidomycosis.

Clinical case:

male patient in the sixth decade of life, who presented glossalgia and pain in the ocular region. Clinically, it presents a granulomatous-type lesion on the lateral edges of the tongue with evolution of approximately 1 year ago, the result of the biopsy is paracoccidioidomycosis, multidisciplinary management is started with intravenous and oral medications, after 10 months it resolves. Conclusions: a good questioning, analysis of the clinical picture and complementary tests are key to early diagnosis and timely treatment, preserving the patient's life, especially in opportunistic infections such as paracoccidioidomycosis.

Palavras-chave : paracoccidioidomycosis; mycosis; Invasive Fungal Infections; Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms; mycobiome (Mesh).

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