Abstract:Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is the most common endemic mycosis in Latin America. The
etiological agents, which comprise two species, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and P.
lutzii, are thermodimorphic fungi that usually affect previously healthy adults. They
primarily involve the lungs and then disseminate to other organs. Such mycosis is
rare in organ transplant recipients; there have been only three cases reported in
literature, until now. We report a case of PCM in a renal transplant recipient with
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