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A Rare Case Report: Primary Cutaneous Blastomycosis with Pulmonary Involvement

  title={A Rare Case Report: Primary Cutaneous Blastomycosis with Pulmonary Involvement},
  author={Sweta S. Kumar},
Blastomycosis is a fungal infection of humans and other animals, caused by theorganism Blastomycesdermatitidis.Blastomycosis has a predilection for involvement of the lungs, skin, bone, and genitourinary tract. We report a unique case of disseminated disease in an immunocompetent male with an unhealed cutaneous lesion on right thigh, who underwent surgical debridement and postoperatively developed life-threatening disseminated blastomycosis progressing to acute respiratory distress syndrome… Expand
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