alexa Coccidioidomycosis: case report and update on diagnosis and management.
Dermatology

Dermatology

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Author(s): Kim A, Parker SS

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Coccidioidomycosis is a disease known for its endemicity to the Southwest United States. However, given the current trends of more frequent tourist and business travel, an increasing number of coccidioidomycosis infections are being seen in patients in other areas of the United States. Because the majority of patients with disseminated disease experience cutaneous manifestations, dermatologists can be of primary importance in the diagnosis of this disease. We report a case of coccidioidomycosis manifesting as granulomatous cutaneous nodules on the face of an otherwise healthy white man. We attempt to provide an update on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients who present with cutaneous lesions caused by coccidioidomycosis infection.

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This article was published in J Am Acad Dermatol and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

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