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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Invasive fungal infections, including histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, candidiasis, aspergillosis, blastomycosis, and pneumocystosis.
The endemic mycoses found in North America, namely, blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, and histoplasmosis, are caused by thermally dimorphic fungi and can infect immunocompetent or immunocompromised hosts, often resulting in severe illness and death (1).
For patients who have resided in or traveled to regions where invasive fungal infections such as histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, or blastomycosis are endemic, the benefits and risks of SIMPONI treatment should be carefully considered before initiation of SIMPONI therapy.
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Further evaluation for pulmonary tuberculosis, mycoplasma, histoplasmosis, and blastomycosis was negative.
Blastomycosis is a systemic pyogranulomatous fungal infection that primarily involves the lungs and is caused by the conidia of Blastomyces dermatitdis.
Between September 2009 and June 2010, an outbreak of Blastomycosis disproportionately affected Wisconsin Hmong communities (Benedict et al.
Primary cutaneous blastomycosis (PCB) is a rare fungal infection that is caused by direct skin inoculation of Blastomyces dermatitides with trauma.
Cavities with thick or thin walls are seen in patients with pulmonary blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, and mucormycosis.
A total of 53 serious fungal infections occurred within the cohort, including aspergillosis, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, and systemic candidiasis.
Blastomycosis is a rare infection caused by inhaling fungal spores, or blastospheres, produced by the microorganism Blastomyces dermatitidis, which is found in decomposing wood and soil laden with decaying organic material.
On the other hand, histoplasmosis, blastomycosis and coccidioidomycosis result from abnormalities in cellular immunity.