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22 Possible Causes for Coccidioides Immitis, Malaise, 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] Hepatosplenomegaly Liver failure Pulmonary scarring Septic arthritis Possibly asymptomatic Living or traveling to an endemic area Dry cough Pleuritic chest pain Sore throat Chills Malaise[quizlet.com] Case Report A 71-year-old man presented to the emergency room in Tucson, Arizona with a one-week history of fever, cough, and malaise.[swjpcc.com]

  • 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] […] disseminated coccidioidomycosis in an immunocompetent black male with cutaneous lesions, a flocculent neck mass, bilateral hilar adenopathy, persistent fever, night sweats and malaise[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of paravertebral and intravertebral abscesses caused by Coccidioides immitis in a Japanese man.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Patients will also report malaise, sore throat, headache, dyspnea, chest pain, hoarseness, and runny/stuffy nose.[symptoma.com] […] both lungs.[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Histoplasmosis

    immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[merckmanuals.com] The acute phase of histoplasmosis is characterized by non-specific signs and symptoms including fever, cough, myalgia, chest pain, and malaise.[symptoma.com] 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] Malaise, fatigability, low-grade fever, aching chest pain and mild cough lasting a few days to a few weeks are usual. Symptoms are ameliorated by rest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] exposures significant populations of bats and birds. acute pulmonary histoplasmosis 90% of cases can have no symptoms symptoms manifest for up to two weeks after exposure fever, malaise[radiopaedia.org]

  • Pulmonary Candidiasis

    Coccidioides immitis causing coccidioidomycosis. Blastomyces dermatitidis causing blastomycosis. Paracoccidioides brasiliensis causing paracoccidioidomycosis.[patient.info] Infection of the lungs is accompanied by malaise (fever and headache) a cough and shortness of breath chest pain The fungus can spread to the nervous system, including the[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]

  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis

    immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[merckmanuals.com] A 34-year-old, HIV-positive man living in Texas presented with a 2-week history of fever, malaise, myalgias, oral ulcers, and papules on his chest, back, face, and extremities[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The acute form may produce fever, worsening cough, weight loss, malaise, and dyspnea. Approximately 5-20% of patients have CNS involvement.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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] He subsequently developed a cough, malaise, fever, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. He was admitted to the hospital and intubated for worsening pulmonary symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] A 58-year-old man presented with right chest pain, anorexia, general malaise, and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Immunosuppressed patients may present with mild-to-moderate symptoms, including fever, malaise, dry cough, chest pain.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Cryptococcosis

    immitis [ 22 ].[aidsrestherapy.biomedcentral.com] Other symptoms include fever, weight loss, malaise and coughing up blood or hemoptysis. On rare occasions, pleural effusion occurs.[news-medical.net] Free organisms are seen in mucopurulent exudate with little or no inflammatory infiltrate.[histopathology-india.net]

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