blastomycosis

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Related to North American blastomycosis: cutaneous blastomycosis, Gilchrist disease

blas·to·my·co·sis

 (blăs′tō-mī-kō′sĭs)
n.
An infection caused by the fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis and characterized by multiple inflammatory lesions of the skin, mucous membranes, or internal organs.

blastomycosis

(ˌblæstəʊmaɪˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a fungal infection particularly affecting the lungs

blas•to•my•co•sis

(ˌblæs toʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs)

n.
any of several diseases caused by certain yeastlike fungi, esp. blastomycetes.
[1895–1900]
blas`to•my•cot′ic (-ˈkɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blastomycosis - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomycesblastomycosis - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
chromoblastomycosis - a fungal infection characterized by itchy warty nodules on the skin
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
Translations

blas·to·my·co·sis

n. blastomicosis, infección causada por hongos que se inicia gen. en los pulmones.

blastomycosis

n blastomicosis f
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Because of the erroneous belief that the disease is limited only to the United States, blastomycosis is often referred to by the term North American blastomycosis is often referred to by the term North American blastomycosis, which is an obsolete term.
Common diagnostic challenges posed by North American blastomycosis as seen in a patient in Toronto, Canada.
The differential diagnosis is broad and includes such disorders as histoplasmosis, North American blastomycosis, South American blastomycosis, syphilis, midline granuloma, Wegener's granulomatosis, histiocytosis X, nocardiosis, necrotizing external otitis, lymphoma, bacterial otitis media, and cholesteatoma.

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