fungal pneumonia


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fungal pneumonia

pneumonia caused by inhaled fungi, usually Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, or Histoplasma capsulatum. Numerous other fungi, such as Aspergillus and Candida, infect immunocompromised patients. See also blastomycosis, histoplasmosis.
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Fungal pneumonia is an infectious process in the lungs caused by one or more endemic or opportunistic fungi.
There were 8 cases of interstitial pneumonia and 6 cases of bronchopneumonia and one case of fungal pneumonia.
Among patients with pulmonary infection; five had fungal pneumonia, one had atypical pneumonia and one had viral bronchiolitis.
The patient was admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of multilobar fungal pneumonia and suspicion for oropharyngeal Kaposi sarcoma (KS).
Prolonged exposure is anecdotally linked to the development of asthma, the development of sinus problems, and it's known that if you're not in the greatest of health, or if you've got other health issues, you can also develop fungal pneumonia.
Thoracic HRCT showed ground glass density and a nodular appearance, which was considered indicative of viral and fungal pneumonia.
He needed a bone marrow transplant to have any chance of surviving, but after a series of complications he contracted fungal pneumonia and doctors decided he was too frail to have the life-saving operation.
The excluded 248 patients did not meet the criteria for severe disease, or had proven Mycobacterium tuberculosis, PCP, fungal pneumonia or were being treated empirically for PCP or PTB.
A necropsy at the San Diego Zoo determined the cause of death was probably West Nile virus complicated by secondary fungal pneumonia.
On August 31, 1998, two suspected cases of fungal pneumonia were reported to the Boulder County (Colorado) Health Department (BCHD).