A case of osteomyelitis caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis primarily diagnosed by means of fine-needle aspiration biopsy is reported here in a 60-yr-old Italian patient who had lived in Venezuela for 40 yr. The cytologic and electron microscopic features of the exudate aspirated from a left femoral osteolytic area are described, and the differential diagnosis of this mycotic infection is discussed briefly.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1996|
- Fine-needle aspiration biopsy
- Systemic mycoses
- Tumor-like lesions of bone
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