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Coccidioidomycosis
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Histopathological changes in a case of coccidioidomycosis of the lung showing a large fibrocaseous nodule
This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Coccidioides immitis.

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Coccidioides immitis
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Differentiating Coccidioidomycosis from other Diseases

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Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Raviteja Guddeti, M.B.B.S. [2]; Vidit Bhargava, M.B.B.S [3]; Aditya Ganti M.B.B.S. [4]

Synonyms and Keywords: Coccidioides infection; Posadas-Wernicke disease; Valley fever; San Joaquin fever, Desert fever

Overview

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Coccidioides Immitis | Coccidioides Posadasii

Differentiating Coccidioidomycosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | CT | MRI

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Study

Case #1

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