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Successful treatment of osseous blastomycosis without pulmonary or disseminated disease and review of the literature.
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PMID:  24703876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Blastomycosis commonly occurs following inhalation of Blastomyces dermatitidis conidia causing a pulmonary infection and can disseminate to extrapulmonary sites. Osseous involvement primarily results from hematogenous spread, but in rare cases, direct inoculation can occur. We describe a case of osseous blastomycosis without pulmonary or disseminated disease successfully treated with posaconazole.
Shandra R Day; David B Weiss; Kevin C Hazen; Christopher C Moore
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-3-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-0070     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-4-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8305899     Medline TA:  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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