Blastomycosis

A systemic fungal disease originating in the lungs, caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis.

blastomycosis

[n] - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
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Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis: Infection with a fungus called Blastomyces dermatitidis. The infection causes symptoms in about 50% of cases. It usually presents as a flu-like illness with fever, chills, productive cough, myalgia, arthralgia and pleuritic chest pain. Some patients fail to recover and develop chronic pulmonary infection or widespread disseminated in...
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blastomycosis

A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis. This rare fungal infection may produce inflammatory lesion of the skin or lungs or present as a disseminated disease to the skin, lungs, bones, liver, spleen and central nervous system. Uncommon unless patient is immunocompromised (AIDS). ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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blastomycosis

noun any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
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blastomycosis

(blas″to-mi-ko┬┤sis) infection with any yeastlike organism. an infection usually acquired through the pulmonary route, caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis. There may be suppurating tumors in the skin (cutaneous b.) or lesions in the lungs, bones, subcutaneous tissues, liver, spleen, and kidneys (systemic b.)...
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blastomycosis

infection of the skin and viscera caused by fungal organisms of the genus Blastomyces. There are two major types of blastomycosis: the North ...
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blastomycosis

blastomycosis 1. A fungal infection causing lesions on the lungs, skin, or mucous membranes. 2. Infection with a fungus called Blastomyces dermatitidis. It usually presents a flu-like illness with fever, chills, productive cough, myalgia, arthralgia, and pleuritic chest pain. Some patients fail to recover and develop chronic pulmonary infection ...
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blastomycosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: blas′tō-mī-kō′sis Definitions: 1. A chronic granulomatous and suppurative disease caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis; originates as a respiratory infection and disseminates, usually with pulmonary, osseous, or cutaneous involvement predominating. Formerly called North American blastomycosis, the ...
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blastomycosis

blastomycosis: see fungal infection.
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Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis (also known as `North American blastomycosis`, `Blastomycetic dermatitis`, and `Gilchrist`s disease`) is a fungal infection of humans and other animals, notably dogs and occasionally cats, caused by the organism Blastomyces dermatitidis. Endemic to portions of North America, blastomycosis causes clinical symptoms similar to hi...
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