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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[] Pulmonary disease is characterized by an acute, subacute, or chronic granulomatous reaction with varying degrees of fibrosis.[] Coccidioides immitis was detected in the resected specimen, and he was diagnosed with chronic pulmonary coccidioidomycosis (Coccidioidoma).[]

  • 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[] Lanspa MJ, Hatton ND (2014) Phanerochaete chrysosporium and granulomatous lung disease in a mulch gardener.[] […] both lungs.[]

  • Histoplasmosis

    immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[] 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.[] The other true human-pathogenic fungus is Coccidioides immitis, cause of coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley fever.[]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

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

  • 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[] JUNE 2019 AnnalsATS In this statement, the authors assess the occupational burden in four categories of respiratory conditions: airway disease, interstitial lung disease,[] […] granuloma), and other diffuse infiltrate pulmonary diseases.[]

  • Blastomycosis

    Immunological procedure for the rapid and specific identification of Coccidioides immitis cultures. J. Clin. Microbiol. 5: 149–153. Google Scholar 11. Standard, P.[] 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[] 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[]

  • Pulmonary Cryptococcosis

    . immitis in tissue 5 , 6) .[] 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.[] Fungal infections Candida severe infection Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia Cryptococcus neoformans Histoplasma capsulatum Coccidioides immitis Aspergillus spp.[]

  • Cryptococcosis

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

  • Pulmonary Histiocytosis X

    Acute eosinophilic pneumonia complicating Coccidioides immitis pneumonia: a case report and literature review. Respiration . 2009. 77(1):102-6. [Medline] .[] 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[] In addition, the disease is most prominent in the upper and middle lung zones, as seen in other smoking-related lung diseases.[]

  • Pulmonary Candidiasis

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

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