cryptococcosis

[n] - a fungal infection characterized by nodular lesions--first in the lungs and spreading to the nervous system
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cryptococcosis

An acute, subacute or chronic infection by the fungal organism, Cryptococcus neoformans. Infection generally causes a pulmonary infection but may also disseminate to the meninges. The pulmonary form is generally mild and transient (often unrecognised). With dissemination lesions may occur in the skeletal, cutaneus and visceral tissues. The most com...
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cryptococcosis

noun a fungal infection characterized by nodular lesions--first in the lungs and spreading to the nervous system
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cryptococcosis

(krip″to-kŏ-ko´sis) infection by Cryptococcus neoformans, which has a predilection for the brain and meninges but also invades the skin, lungs, and other parts. It is the most frequent fungal infection of the central nervous system, and the incidence is much higher in immunocompromised persons. Presenting sym...
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cryptococcosis

a chronic fungal infection of humans caused by Cryptococcocus neoformans and C. bacillispora. The organism may be present in soil or dust and is ... [1 related articles]
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cryptococcosis

cryptococcosis: see fungal infection.
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cryptococcosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: krip′tō-kok-ō′sis Definitions: 1. An acute, subacute, or chronic infection by Cryptococcus neoformans, causing pulmonary, disseminated, or meningeal mycosis. The pulmonary form may resolve spontaneously in previously normal people, but dissemination to other organs is fatal if untreated; the most comm...
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Cryptococcosis

Cryptococcosis, or cryptococcal disease, is a potentially fatal fungal disease. It is caused by one of two species; Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii. These were all previously thought to be subspecies of C. neoformans but have now been identified as distinct species. Cryptococcosis is believed to be acquired by inhalation of the inf...
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