cutaneous coccidioidomycosis

cutaneous coccidioidomycosis

[kyü′tā·nē·əs käk¦sid·ē¦ȯid·ō·mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
A primary skin infection by the fungus Coccidioides immitis; a skin infection secondary to a pulmonary lesion.
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The differentiation between a primary cutaneous coccidioidomycosis and a disseminated one without obvious pulmonary symptoms might be difficult, given the fact that their histology is the same and disseminated coccidioidomycosis may present a phenomenon called locus minoris resistentiae, where the organisms of the bloodstream have a predilection for lodging in areas with previous trauma (lacerations or punctures).
Clinical and pathologic characteristics of disseminated cutaneous coccidioidomycosis.
Primary cutaneous Coccidioidomycosis and subsequent drug eruption to itraconazole in a dog.
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