• Infection
  • Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) (also known as "Brazilian blastomycosis," "South American blastomycosis,","Lutz-Splendore-de Almeida disease" and "paracoccidioidal granuloma") is a fungal infection caused by the fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. (wikipedia.org)
  • larynx
  • In contrast to the resistant stratified squamous epithelium lining the esophagus, the larynx is lined by ciliated respiratory epithelium, which is more fragile and susceptible to damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • spleen
  • lymphocytic infiltration of tissues, which can cause enlargement of lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), of the spleen (splenomegaly) and of the liver (hepatomegaly), as well as the formation of granulomas. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacteria
  • Doxycycline kills the symbiotic Wolbachia bacteria in the reproductive tracts of parasitic filarial nematodes, making the nematodes sterile, and thus reducing transmission of diseases such as onchocerciasis and elephantiasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • The authors make the case that "appearance of green color in the peritoneal dialysate should lead to immediate investigation of the biliary tract in patients with our without abdominal symptoms [as] asymptomatic perforation of the gall bladder has previously been reported. (blogspot.com)
  • Moreover, LPR patients may try to compensate for their hoarseness by increasing muscular tension in their vocal tract. (wikipedia.org)