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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[] 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[] 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.[]

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

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

  • Histoplasmosis

    immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[] The acute phase of histoplasmosis is characterized by non-specific signs and symptoms including fever, cough, myalgia, chest pain, and malaise.[] The other true human-pathogenic fungus is Coccidioides immitis, cause of coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley fever.[]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

    immitis [ 3 ].[] 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.[] […] 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[]

  • Pulmonary Candidiasis

    Coccidioides immitis causing coccidioidomycosis. Blastomyces dermatitidis causing blastomycosis. Paracoccidioides brasiliensis causing paracoccidioidomycosis.[] 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[] On the other hand, lung transplant recipients present less specific patchy infiltrates. [4] Miliary infiltration occurs in patients with disseminated disease.[]

  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis

    immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Penicillium marneffei ) has been noted.[] 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[] The acute form may produce fever, worsening cough, weight loss, malaise, and dyspnea. Approximately 5-20% of patients have CNS involvement.[]

  • Blastomycosis

    Immunological procedure for the rapid and specific identification of Coccidioides immitis cultures. J. Clin. Microbiol. 5: 149–153. Google Scholar 11. Standard, P.[] He subsequently developed a cough, malaise, fever, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. He was admitted to the hospital and intubated for worsening pulmonary symptoms.[] 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) .[] A 58-year-old man presented with right chest pain, anorexia, general malaise, and fever.[] Immunosuppressed patients may present with mild-to-moderate symptoms, including fever, malaise, dry cough, chest pain.[]

  • Cryptococcosis

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

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