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Acute miliary blastomycosis in an AIDS patient.


J Ky Med Assoc. 1994 Nov;92(11):450-2. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

The incidence of blastomycosis in immunocompromised patients with HIV infection is very low when compared to other mycoses. Of the 19 cases of blastomycosis described in HIV-infected patients, only four had a miliary pattern on chest x-ray. A case of acute miliary blastomycosis in an HIV infected patient from Louisville is described.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/*COMPLICATIONS Acute Disease Administration, Oral Adult Blastomyces/ISOLATION & PURIF Blastomycosis/*COMPLICATIONS/DRUG THERAPY/MICROBIOLOGY Bronchi/MICROBIOLOGY Bronchography Bronchoscopy Case Report Human Ketoconazole/ADMINISTRATION & DOSAGE/THERAPEUTIC USE Male JOURNAL ARTICLE


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