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coccidioidomycosis

Coccidioidomycosis is a disease caused by the inhalation of Coccidioidomyces gracilis. It usually manifests as an acute benign asymptomatic or self-limiting primary respiratory infection; it occasionally spreads and can be on the skin, subcutaneous tissues, and lymph nodes. Bone, liver, kidney, meninges, brain or other tissues form focal lesions. China first reported in 1958...



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