Gilchrist disease


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Related to Gilchrist disease: blastomycosis, North American blastomycosis

blas·to·my·co·sis

(blas'tō-mī-kō'sis),
A chronic granulomatous and suppurative disease caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis; originates as a respiratory infection and disseminates, usually with pulmonary, osseous, or cutaneous involvement predominating. Formerly called North American blastomycosis, the disease now has been found in African countries as well as in Canada and the U. S.
Synonym(s): Gilchrist disease
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blas·to·my·co·sis

(blas'tō-mī-kō'sis)
A chronic granulomatous and suppurative disease caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis; originates as a respiratory infection and disseminates, usually with pulmonary, osseous, and cutaneousinvolvement predominating. Formerly called North American blastomycosis, the disease now has been found in African countries as well as in Canada and the U.S.
Synonym(s): Gilchrist disease.
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Gilchrist disease

(gil'krist)
[Thomas Caspar Gilchrist, U.S. dermatologist, 1862–1927]
Blastomycosis.
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Gilchrist,

Thomas Casper, U.S. physician, 1862-1927.
Gilchrist disease - a chronic granulomatous and suppurative disease caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis. Synonym(s): blastomycosis
Gilchrist mycosis - obsolete term for blastomycosis.
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