Blastomycosis: A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement.
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Definitions of Blastomycosis:
Infection caused by fungi of the genus Blastomyces.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Blastomycosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Blastomycosis, or a subtype of Blastomycosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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