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15 Possible Causes for Coccidioides Immitis, Granulomatous Lung Disease, Miliary Infiltrate of the Lung

  • Chronic Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis

    Last updated April 3, 2018 occidioidomycosis is an infectious disease caused by inhaling the spores of two related fungi, namely Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii[dovemed.com] Pulmonary disease is characterized by an acute, subacute, or chronic granulomatous reaction with varying degrees of fibrosis.[merckmanuals.com] Coccidioides immitis was detected in the resected specimen, and he was diagnosed with chronic pulmonary coccidioidomycosis (Coccidioidoma).[jstage.jst.go.jp]

  • Pulmonary Fungal Infection

    […] 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] Lanspa MJ, Hatton ND (2014) Phanerochaete chrysosporium and granulomatous lung disease in a mulch gardener.[journals.plos.org] […] both lungs.[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Histoplasmosis

    immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[merckmanuals.com] Granulomatous lung disease: an aproach to the differential diagnosis. Arch Patol Lab Med. 2010;134:667-90. 9. Tan BB, Flaherty KR, Kazerooni EA, Iannettoni MD.[jbpml.org.br] The other true human-pathogenic fungus is Coccidioides immitis, cause of coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley fever.[botit.botany.wisc.edu]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

    immitis [ 3 ].[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] Histoplasmosis, a dimorphic fungus, and sarcoidosis, a disease of unknown etiology, share many clinical features, including typical manifestations of granulomatous inflammation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Silicosis

    While most studies have shown that desert environments harbor diverse mycological communities, fungi such as Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii are known to be[doi.org] JUNE 2019 AnnalsATS In this statement, the authors assess the occupational burden in four categories of respiratory conditions: airway disease, interstitial lung disease,[ajrccm.atsjournals.org] […] granuloma), and other diffuse infiltrate pulmonary diseases.[mountsinai.org]

  • Blastomycosis

    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] The CMAJ suggests that physicians include it in the potential diagnoses of unexplained granulomatous pulmonary (relating to the lungs) disease and cutaneous (relating to the[encyclopedia.com] 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]

  • Pulmonary Cryptococcosis

    . immitis in tissue 5 , 6) .[kjim.org] Granulomatous lung disease, an approach to the differential diagnosis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010;134:667-90. Zeng Y, Wu X,Yi X, Luo B, Zhu M, Rui W, et al.[revistas.asoneumocito.org] Fungal infections Candida severe infection Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia Cryptococcus neoformans Histoplasma capsulatum Coccidioides immitis Aspergillus spp.[news-medical.net]

  • Cryptococcosis

    immitis [ 22 ].[aidsrestherapy.biomedcentral.com] Free organisms are seen in mucopurulent exudate with little or no inflammatory infiltrate.[histopathology-india.net] […] presents as multiple painless papules with central ulceration, which resembles the lesions caused by Molluscum contagiosum, Histoplasma capsulatum, Talaromyces marneffei, and Coccidioides[aidsrestherapy.biomedcentral.com]

  • Pulmonary Histiocytosis X

    Acute eosinophilic pneumonia complicating Coccidioides immitis pneumonia: a case report and literature review. Respiration . 2009. 77(1):102-6. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] Register Surgical Pathology of the Lung in Chronic Granulomatous Disease - 24 Hours access EUR 35.00 GBP 27.00 USD 44.00 Rental This article is also available for rental through[academic.oup.com] In addition, the disease is most prominent in the upper and middle lung zones, as seen in other smoking-related lung diseases.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pulmonary Candidiasis

    Coccidioides immitis causing coccidioidomycosis. Blastomyces dermatitidis causing blastomycosis. Paracoccidioides brasiliensis causing paracoccidioidomycosis.[patient.info] The disease in the lungs and skin is characterized by the formation of a granulomatous reaction with giant cells.[microbiologybook.org] On the other hand, lung transplant recipients present less specific patchy infiltrates. [4] Miliary infiltration occurs in patients with disseminated disease.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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