Subcorneal pustular dermatosis associated with Coccidioides immitis.

  title={Subcorneal pustular dermatosis associated with Coccidioides immitis.},
  author={Sanjana Iyengar and Cindy J. Chambers and Shurong Chang and Maxwell A Fung and Victoria R. Sharon},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  volume={21 8}
Coccidioidomycosis (AKA "Valley fever") is a primary pulmonary infection via airborne spores released from coccidioides immitis in the soil. Reactive cutaneous eruptions resulting from the pulmonary infection are difficult to diagnose because skin biopsies do not contain the organism. We present an adolescent male with primary pulmonary C.immitis infection… CONTINUE READING