coccidiomycosis


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Related to coccidiomycosis: cryptococcosis, cryptococcus, histoplasmosis

coccidiomycosis

coccidioidomycosis.
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An earthquake was the cause of the 1994 outbreak of coccidiomycosis in Northridge, Calif.
Stretch" Armstrong of Eugene died March 11 of coccidiomycosis (valley fever).
Granulomatous diseases include pulmonary sarcoidosis (Figure 4) hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (Figure 5, formerly known as pulmonary histiocytosis X or eosinophilic granuloma), and miliary infections caused by tuberculosis, cryptococcosis, coccidiomycosis, and histoplasmosis.
TABLE Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Pinpointing the cause (32) MORE FREQUENT ETIOLOGY Drugs: Allopurinol, anticonvulsants, antiparasitics, barbiturates, NSAIDs, penicillin-related and cephalosporin antibiotics, sulfas, tetracyclines LESS FREQUENT ETIOLOGY Bacterial: Diphtheria, group A Streptococcus, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, tularemia, typhoid Fungal: Coccidiomycosis, dermatophytosis, histoplasmosis, Protozoan: Plasmodium, trichomoniasis Viral: AIDS, Coxsackie, Epstein-Barr, HSV, influenza AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome; HSV, herpes-simplex virus; NSAIDs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Differential diagnosis of splenomegaly in tuberculosis patients Fungal *: histoplasmosis, coccidiomycosis, aspergillus, toxoplasmosis Viral: EBV.