1989
DOI: 10.1590/s0036-46651989000600010
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Abstract: SUMMARYThe firs t cas e o f mediastina l an d pulmonar y entomophthoromycosi s wit h sup e rior ven a cava syndrom e i s reported. Th e patien t presente d wit h a history o f edem a of th e face , nec k an d uppe r limb s a s wel l a s collatera l circulatio n i n th e anterio r

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“…7 are comparable to the zygospores developed by C. incongruus in culture. Similarly, Coelho-Filho (178) and Marwaha et al (179) also reported systemic cases caused by putative Conidiobolus species involving the superior vena cava without culture. However, entomophthoralean fungi rarely invade blood vessels, and the pathological features of the observed slender hyphae are not typical of these fungi, so the possibility of infection caused by P. insidiosum has to be taken into consideration (114).…”
Section: Clinical Features Of Entomophthoramycosis Conidiobolomycosismentioning
confidence: 93%