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Introduction

  • Yousef Al-Doory
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)

Abstract

Blastomycosis is a chronic granulomatous and suppurative mycotic disease contracted by the inhalation of the airborne conidia of the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis. The primary infection is usually pulmonary and is often inapparent. The disease disseminates from the lungs to other organs of the body, frequently to the skin and bones.

Keywords

Systemic Mycosis Dimorphic Fungus White Mold Fungal Conidium Johns Hopkins Hosp 
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