coccidiomycosis


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Related to coccidiomycosis: cryptococcosis, cryptococcus, histoplasmosis
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Noun1.coccidiomycosis - an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
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Stretch" Armstrong of Eugene died March 11 of coccidiomycosis (valley fever).
Granulomatous diseases include pulmonary sarcoidosis (Figure 4) hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (Figure 5, formerly known as pulmonary histiocytosis X or eosinophilic granuloma), and miliary infections caused by tuberculosis, cryptococcosis, coccidiomycosis, and histoplasmosis.
Individuals developing coccidiomycosis pneumonia frequently acquire this while residing in endemic regions.