Disseminated coccidioidomycosis

What is Disseminated coccidioidomycosis?

A severe, chronic, and progressive form of coccidioidomycosis with spread from the lung to other organs. Patients with this disease are usually significantly immunocompromised.

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Can valley fever ( Coccidioides ) possibly grow on the thyroid? I have a large nodule in my right lung from valley fever (they said I had about 50%...

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Hi there,

Coccidiomycosis could affect any organ but most of the time it affects the lungs. Nodules in the thyroid could be a separate entity and...

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Mother (69 years old, 5foot 3 inch, 145 pounds) has a very bad case of valley fever that was left untreated for 11 years. Last year, removed a...

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Generally acute disease almost always goes away without treatment. Bedrest and treatment of flu-like symptoms until...

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Can valley fever ( Coccidioides ) possibly grow on the thyroid? I have a large nodule in my right lung from valley fever (they said I had about 50%...

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Mother (69 years old, 5foot 3 inch, 145 pounds) has a very bad case of valley fever that was left untreated for 11 years. Last year, removed a...

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