Definition of blastomycosis in English:


Line breaks: blasto|myco¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌblastə(ʊ)mʌɪˈkəʊsɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
A disease caused by infection with parasitic fungi affecting the skin or the internal organs.
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  • An elevated white blood cell count with increased neutrophils and immature granulocytes is typically seen with fungal infections such as blastomycosis.
  • Patients with blastomycosis have pulmonary disease of some severity.
  • We describe a fatal case of primary pulmonary blastomycosis in a patient with steroid-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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