Conidiobolus

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Conidiobolus

 [ko-nid″e-ob´o-lus]
a genus of perfect fungi; C. corona´tus is usually a saprobe but sometimes causes entomophthoromycosis in humans and horses.
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Conidiobolus

(ko-nid'ē-ō-bō'lŭs),
A genus of fungi containing two species, Conidiobolus coronatus and Conidiobolus incongruus, both of which cause zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis).
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Co·nid·i·o·bo·lus

(kō-nid'ē-ŏb'ō-lŭs)
A fungal genus in the family Entomophthoraceae, widely distributed in soil and among plants, insects, and amphibians. C. coronatus causes conidiobolomycosis, a chronic granulomatous disease of submucosal and subcutaneous tissues. Formerly Entomopthora and E. coronata.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Invasive zygomycosis due to Conidiobolus incongruus. Clin Infect Dis 1994;19(3):423-30.
The only organisms in the histologic differential are Conidiobolus coronatus, Conidiobolus incongruus, and Pythium insidiosum, organisms that are associated with head and neck disease in humans or pleuropericarditis in immunosuppressed patients; however, these microorganisms would be equally rare as a cause of disseminated disease in immunocompetent subjects.