North American blastomycosis

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Medical Definition of North American blastomycosis

: blastomycosis that involves especially the skin, lymph nodes, and lungs and that is caused by infection with a fungus of the genus Blastomyces (B. dermatitidis)

called also Gilchrist's disease

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“North American blastomycosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/North%20American%20blastomycosis. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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