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Coccidioidomycosis in a rhesus monkey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  809398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coccidioidomycosis was diagnosed after necropsy of a young adult male rhesus monkey obtained from El Paso, Tx. Clinical signs were confined to the respiratory tract and included tachypnea and dyspnea. Radiographic findings included multiple air-filled cavities and evidence of severe diffuse pulmonary disease. Pathologic changes were confined to the respiratory tract and were representative of the chronic progressive pulmonary form of coccidioidomycosis. Unique features of this case were the massive involvement of the pulmonary parenchyma, the formation of multiple miltiloculated cavities that arose from conducting airways, and the metaplastic epithelial changes within the cavities. Histologic examination revealed numerous spherules characteristic of Coccididioides immitis but an absence of mycelial forms.
A W Breznock; R V Henrickson; S Silverman; L W Schwartz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  167     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1975 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-29     Completed Date:  1975-12-29     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  657-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bronchi / ultrastructure
Coccidioidomycosis / pathology,  radiography,  veterinary*
Epithelial Cells
Epithelium / ultrastructure
Lung / pathology
Lung Diseases, Fungal / pathology,  radiography,  veterinary*
Macaca mulatta*
Monkey Diseases* / pathology,  radiography

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