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Blastomycosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Blastomycosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.703.302.055
C01.150.703.534.350
C01.748.435.395
C01.800.200.055
C08.381.472.350
C08.730.435.395
C17.800.838.208.055
Unique ID
D001759
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001759
Annotation
fungus dis; do not confuse entry term BLASTOMYCOSIS, NORTH AMERICAN with BLASTOMYCOSIS, SOUTH AMERICAN see PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS
Scope Note
A fungal infection that may appear in two forms: 1, a primary lesion characterized by the formation of a small cutaneous nodule and small nodules along the lymphatics that may heal within several months; and 2, chronic granulomatous lesions characterized by thick crusts, warty growths, and unusual vascularity and infection in the middle or upper lobes of the lung.
Entry Term(s)
Blastomycosis, North American
Gilchrist Disease
Gilchrist's Disease
NLM Classification #
WC 450
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Blastomycosis Preferred
Blastomycosis, North American Narrower
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