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What is Pulmonary zygomycosis?

What is Pulmonary zygomycosis?

  • Pulmonary zygomycosis: An infectious disease caused by fungus from the order Mucorales which is normally found in the soil and in decaying plant matter. Transmission is usually through the inhalation of spores. It is generally harmless to healthy individuals but can cause infection in patients who are immunocompromised or who have a serious chronic illness such as uncontrolled diabetes. Symptoms and severity can vary considerable depending on the part of the body the infection occurs in - gastrointestinal tract, skin, lungs, central nervous system, eye orbit and the paranasal sinuses. Pulmonary zygomycosis involves infection of the lungs.

Pulmonary zygomycosis: Introduction

Types of Pulmonary zygomycosis:

Broader types of Pulmonary zygomycosis:

How serious is Pulmonary zygomycosis?

Complications of Pulmonary zygomycosis: see complications of Pulmonary zygomycosis

What causes Pulmonary zygomycosis?

Causes of Pulmonary zygomycosis: see causes of Pulmonary zygomycosis

What are the symptoms of Pulmonary zygomycosis?

Symptoms of Pulmonary zygomycosis: see symptoms of Pulmonary zygomycosis

Complications of Pulmonary zygomycosis: see complications of Pulmonary zygomycosis

Pulmonary zygomycosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Pulmonary zygomycosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Pulmonary zygomycosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Pulmonary zygomycosis: Pulmonologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Pulmonary zygomycosis.
Treatments for Pulmonary zygomycosis: see treatments for Pulmonary zygomycosis
Research for Pulmonary zygomycosis: see research for Pulmonary zygomycosis

Name of Pulmonary zygomycosis

Main name of condition: Pulmonary zygomycosis

 

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