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Blastomycosis: Introduction

Blastomycosis: A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Blastomycosis is available below.

Symptoms of Blastomycosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Blastomycosis:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Blastomycosis?

Blastomycosis: Related Patient Stories

Blastomycosis: Deaths

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Blastomycosis: Complications

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Causes of Blastomycosis

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Disease Topics Related To Blastomycosis

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Blastomycosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Blastomycosis

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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung more »

Blastomycosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Blastomycosis

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Blastomycosis: Rare Types

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Blastomycosis: Animations

Prognosis for Blastomycosis

Research about Blastomycosis

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Clinical Trials for Blastomycosis

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis: Broader Related Topics

Blastomycosis Message Boards

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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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