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Blastomycosis: diagnostic difficulties.
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PMID:  7221627     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In five cases of blastomycosis, invasive procedures were required before the diagnosis was established; these included thoracotomy in two cases and craniotomy in a third case. Radiologic signs in blastomycosis are nonspecific, and the presentations of the disease may be protean and unusual. Certain factors and radiologic appearances should alert the physician and radiologist to the diagnosis.
J R Cope
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1981 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-06-25     Completed Date:  1981-06-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  284-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blastomyces / isolation & purification
Blastomycosis / diagnosis*,  radiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Lung / microbiology
Middle Aged
Skull / microbiology
Thorax / microbiology
Tibia / microbiology

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