blastomycosis


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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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Based on the co-occurrence of clinical disease in dogs and their owners, canine blastomycosis cases are a potential epidemiologic marker for the risk for human disease (9).
H) Randomly distributed micronodules fitting with a hematogenous pattern could suggest tuberculosis, histoplasmosis, candidiasis, blastomycosis or a viral cause especially in immunocompromised patients.
Evaluations are continuing to determine the ability of such antigenic preparations as immunizing or immunodiagnostic reagents for blastomycosis.
Although it can be used for infections caused by Candida, the primary indication is for mild to moderate endemic mycoses, such as paracoccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, blastomycosis, chromoblastomycosis, phaeohyphomycosis and sporotrichosis, in addition to dermatomycosis.
Abbott and his colleagues diagnosed cutaneous infections of dimorphic fungi (histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, coccidiomycosis, or cryptococcosis) in five patients, four of whom were immunocompromised.
Blastomycosis is a pyogranulomatous fungal infection caused by the Blastomyces dermatitidis fungus, which is common in the regions along the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
The spectrum of clinical manifestations of blastomycosis includes acute pulmonary disease, subacute and chronic pulmonary disease (most common presentations), and disseminated extrapulmonary disease (cutaneous manifestations are most common, followed by involvement of the bone, the genitourinary tract, and central nervous system) (1 ).
Blastomycosis is endemic to a large portion of the United States.
Invasive fungal infections, including histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, candidiasis, aspergillosis, blastomycosis, and pneumocystosis.
gilchristii have been recognized as etiologic agents of blastomycosis (3).
Suppurative granulomas are associated with a myriad of infectious conditions, including blastomycosis, coccidiomycosis, paracoccidiomycosis, phaeohyphomycosis, cryptococcosis, cat-scratch disease, nocardiosis, actinomycosis, and other atypical mycobacterial infections.
They include blastomycosis, cryptococcosis, coccidial granuloma, actinomycosis, mycetoma, aspergilosis, mucormycosis.