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[blasto- + mycosis] A rare fungal infection caused by inhalation of the conidia of Blastomyces dermatitidis. This infection may produce inflammatory lesions of the skin (cutaneous form) or lungs or a generalized invasion of the skin, lungs, bones, central nervous system, kidneys, liver, and spleen. SYN: SEE: North American blastomycosis;
TREATMENT Treatment consists of amphotericin B, given intravenously, followed by oral itraconazole.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Blastomycosis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760680/all/blastomycosis.
Blastomycosis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760680/all/blastomycosis. Accessed November 13, 2019.
Blastomycosis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760680/all/blastomycosis
Blastomycosis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 13]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760680/all/blastomycosis.
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