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10 Possible Causes for Coccidioides Immitis, Generalized Lymphadenopathy, Miliary Infiltrate of the Lung

  • Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis

    Despite 5 weeks of amphotericin B therapy (1 to 5 mg/kg/d), she remained persistently symptomatic with leukocytosis and tracheal aspirates repeatedly grew Coccidioides immitis[aspergillus.org.uk] We report a case of paravertebral and intravertebral abscesses caused by Coccidioides immitis in a Japanese man.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is a rare finding, with only a few reports of Coccidioides immitis being cultured from the bones of the foot.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Histoplasmosis

    He developed numerous erythema nodosum leprosum-like mucocutanous lesions accompanied by fever, generalized lymphadenopathy, and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[merckmanuals.com] In a review of 3 reported case series, fever was reported in 19-81%, hepatomegaly in 19-26%, splenomegaly in 12.5-31%, and generalized lymphadenopathy in 6-19%.(5,6) A syndrome[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]

  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis

    A 35-year-old Indian female from state of Odisha in eastern India presented with generalized lymphadenopathy of four months duration.[jcytol.org] immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[merckmanuals.com] In vitro activities of voriconazole, itraconazole, and amphotericin B against Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, and Histoplasma capsulatum.[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]

  • Pulmonary Fungal Infection

    Immunocompromised patients are generally more symptomatic, have more severe radiographic findings, and are more likely to present with extrapulmonary disease.[clinicaladvisor.com] […] endemic in southwest US and Latin America in soil, coccidioide immitis forms hyphae with alternating arthrospores and empty cells what are the four fungi that are considered[brainscape.com] […] both lungs.[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

    lymphadenopathy, chronic bloody diarrhea and emaciation Clinical Pathology: Normocytic, normochromic, nonregenerative anemia of chronic inflammatory disease Hypoalbuminemia[askjpc.org] immitis [ 3 ].[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Pulmonary Histiocytosis X

    DESCRIPTION Histiocytosis is a general name for a group of syndromes where immune cells known as histiocytes (monocytes/macrophages) proliferate and mistakenly attack the[secure.ssa.gov] Acute eosinophilic pneumonia complicating Coccidioides immitis pneumonia: a case report and literature review. Respiration . 2009. 77(1):102-6. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] Reticuloendotheliosis; Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Granulomatosis; Hand-Schuller-Christian disease; Letterer-Siwe disease; Rosai-Dorfman disease; Sinus Histiocytosis with Massive Lymphadenopathy[secure.ssa.gov]

  • Blastomycosis

    Signs and symptoms Juvenile form Lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly Systemic symptoms - Include fever, weight loss, and malaise; present in most patients.[emedicine.medscape.com] Immunological procedure for the rapid and specific identification of Coccidioides immitis cultures. J. Clin. Microbiol. 5: 149–153. Google Scholar 11. Standard, P.[doi.org] While any organ may be involved, lung involvement is most common, manifesting either as a lobar infiltrate resembling a bacterial pneumonia, a miliary infiltration similar[doi.org]

  • Cryptococcosis

    Disseminated cryptococcosis presenting with generalized lymphadenopathy. J Cytol. 2012;29:200–2. 14) Edward C. Klatt.[turkjpath.org] immitis [ 22 ].[aidsrestherapy.biomedcentral.com] Free organisms are seen in mucopurulent exudate with little or no inflammatory infiltrate.[histopathology-india.net]

  • Disseminated Blastomycosis

    There was generalized lymphadenopathy and no organomegaly, and all other systems were normal.[ijdvl.com] Potential confusion with Coccidioides immitis. Watts JC, Chandler FW, Mihalov ML, Kammeyer PL, Armin AR.[thedoctorsdoctor.com] Histoplasma, Blastomyces, Coccidioides: Treatment -Asymptmatic to mild cases require no treatment.[quizlet.com]

  • Kaposi's Sarcoma of the Lung

    Generalized lymphadenopathy was observed in 18 cases (51.4%), and oropharyngeal candidiasis in 8 cases, of which 2 cases showed laryngeal candidiasis without oral candidiasis[kjim.org] Other infections There is a serum antigen for Cryptococcus neoformans, urine antigen for Histoplasma capsulatum, and a serum antibody available for Coccidioides immitis.[clinicaladvisor.com] However, other findings may include a miliary pattern of spread, diffuse alveolar filling, diffuse interstitial infiltrates with a ground glass distribution, pneumothorax,[nature.com]

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