Clinical manifestations of pulmonary fungal infections

Michael C. Boyars, J. B. Zwischenberger, Charles S. Cox

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Coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and blastomycosis are the most common deep pulmonary fungal infections encountered by the clinician. Each has a particular environmental habitat. As world travel increases, exposure to these infections becomes increasingly more common. The article reviews the microbiology, natural history, and clinical and laboratory findings of these diseases. Treatment options for these infections also are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-22
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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