cutaneous blastomycosis

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Related to cutaneous blastomycosis: Gilchrist's disease

cu·ta·ne·ous blas·to·my·co·sis

verrucous or ulcerative skin lesions seen with infection with Blastomyces dermatitidis.


1. a disseminated or localized infection with Blastomyces spp.
2. infection with any yeastlike organism.

cheloidal blastomycosis
an unsightly but innocuous disease of bottlenosed dolphins and humans. Characterized by the presence of red, hard, smooth cutaneous nodules. Caused by infection with a fungus, Loboa loboi.
cutaneous blastomycosis
the skin form of North American blastomycosis.
disseminated blastomycosis
North American blastomycosis in which lesions are present in most internal parenchymatous organs.
equine blastomycosis
see epizootic lymphangitis.
European blastomycosis
keloidal blastomycosis
see cheloidal blastomycosis (above).
North American blastomycosis
infection by Blastomyces dermatitidis which causes primary granulomatous or pyogranulomatous lesions in the lungs. Secondarily, lesions may occur in the skin, eyes, bone and elsewhere. A disease of dogs, cats and humans. Food animals in the same environment are not reported to be affected. Although the disease was originally recorded in North America and is endemic in some areas of the USA, it is now known to occur in Central and South America.
South American blastomycosis
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Cutaneous blastomycosis is widely accepted to occur usually by which route:
Cutaneous Blastomycosis Mimicking Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Scrotum.

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