South American blastomycosis


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Related to South American blastomycosis: paracoccidioidomycosis

South American blastomycosis

[′sau̇th ə′mer·ə·kən ‚blas·tō‚mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
An infectious, yeastlike fungus disease of humans seen primarily in Brazil; caused by Blastomyces brasiliensis and characterized by massive enlargement of the cervical lymph nodes. Also known as paracoccidioidomycosis.
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