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Blastomycosis malady

Categories: Rare diseases, Infectious diseases, Skin diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Blastomycosis

Aliases & Descriptions for Blastomycosis:

Name: Blastomycosis 12 50 3 42 14 69
North American Blastomycosis 12 50
Gilchrist's Disease 12 50
Infection by Blastomyces Dermatitidis 12
Blastomyces Dermatitidis Infection 12
Blastomycotic Infection 12
Gilchrist Disease 69
Chicago Disease 12

Classifications:



Summaries for Blastomycosis

CDC : 3 Blastomycosis is an infection caused by a fungus called Blastomyces. The fungus lives in the environment, particularly in moist soil and in decomposing matter such as wood and leaves. Blastomyces mainly lives in areas of the United States and Canada surrounding the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys and the Great Lakes. People can get blastomycosis after breathing in the microscopic fungal spores from the air. Although most people who breathe in the spores don’t get sick, some of those who do may have flu-like symptoms, and the infection can sometimes become serious if it is not treated.

MalaCards based summary : Blastomycosis, also known as north american blastomycosis, is related to lobomycosis and paracoccidioidomycosis, and has symptoms including skin lesions, lung lesions and pleural thickening. An important gene associated with Blastomycosis is GC (GC, Vitamin D Binding Protein). The drugs Amphotericin B and Miconazole have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include lung, skin and bone.

Disease Ontology : 12 A primary systemic mycosis that results_in a systemic fungal infection, has material basis in Blastomyces dermatitidis, transmitted_by airborne spores and has symptom skin lesions, has symptom lung lesions and has symptom pleural thickening.

NIH Rare Diseases : 50 blastomycosis is a rare infection that may develop when people inhale a fungus called blastomyces dermatitidis, a fungus that is found in moist soil, particularly where there is rotting vegetation. the fungus enters the body through the lungs, infecting them. the fungus then spreads to other areas of the body. the infection may affect the skin, bones and joints, and other areas. the disease usually affects people with weakened immune systems, such as those with hiv or who have had an organ transplant. last updated: 12/9/2011

Wikipedia : 71 Blastomycosis (also known as \"North American blastomycosis\", \"Blastomycetic dermatitis\", and... more...

Related Diseases for Blastomycosis

Diseases related to Blastomycosis via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

(show top 50) (show all 81)
id Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 lobomycosis 11.9
2 paracoccidioidomycosis 11.8
3 chronic rhinitis 10.8
4 histoplasmosis 10.2
5 pyoderma 10.1
6 intravascular angioleiomyoma 10.1 CD4 RHNO1
7 xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis 10.0 CD4 RHNO1
8 cerebritis 10.0
9 schizophreniform disorder 10.0 ALB RHNO1
10 retinal arterial macroaneurysm with supravalvular pulmonic stenosis 10.0 ALB GC
11 acute monocytic leukemia 10.0 ALB GC
12 coccidioidomycosis 10.0
13 colloid adenoma 10.0 ALB CD4
14 ciliary discoordination, due to random ciliary orientation 10.0 ALB CD4
15 ovarian papillary cystadenoma 10.0 ALB CD4
16 generalized dystonia 9.9 ALB CD4
17 acute respiratory distress syndrome 9.9
18 congenital hypoplastic anemia 9.9 ALB GC
19 breast cystic hypersecretory carcinoma 9.9 ALB CD4
20 autonomic peripheral neuropathy 9.9 ALB CD4
21 osteomyelitis 9.9
22 hemolytic-uremic syndrome 9.9 ALB CD4
23 anus leiomyosarcoma 9.9 ACTG1 CD4
24 respiratory failure 9.9
25 tuberculosis 9.9
26 acquired immunodeficiency syndrome 9.9
27 anterior foramen magnum meningioma 9.9 ALB CD4
28 foodborne botulism 9.8 ALB CD4
29 childhood malignant hemangiopericytoma 9.8 ALB CD4
30 arthritis 9.8
31 keloids 9.8
32 laryngitis 9.8
33 thyroiditis 9.8
34 acute chest syndrome 9.8 ALB CD4 RHNO1
35 peritonitis 9.8
36 adult respiratory distress syndrome 9.8
37 choroiditis 9.8
38 cervicitis 9.8
39 bladder diverticulum 9.7 ACTG1 ALB CD4
40 membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis 9.7 ALB CD4
41 splenic abscess 9.7
42 pancreatitis 9.7
43 sporotrichosis 9.7
44 pneumonia 9.7
45 lymphoma 9.7
46 prostatitis 9.7
47 chromoblastomycosis 9.7
48 septic arthritis 9.7
49 mediastinitis 9.5
50 hodgkin lymphoma 9.5

Graphical network of the top 20 diseases related to Blastomycosis:



Diseases related to Blastomycosis

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Blastomycosis

Symptoms:

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  • skin lesions
  • lung lesions
  • pleural thickening

Drugs & Therapeutics for Blastomycosis

Drugs for Blastomycosis (from DrugBank, HMDB, Dgidb, PharmGKB, IUPHAR, NovoSeek, BitterDB):

(show all 24)
id Name Status Phase Clinical Trials Cas Number PubChem Id
1
Amphotericin B Approved, Investigational Phase 4,Phase 3 1397-89-3 14956 5280965
2
Miconazole Approved, Investigational, Vet_approved Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1 22916-47-8 4189
3
deoxycholic acid Approved Phase 4 83-44-3 222528
4
Voriconazole Approved, Investigational Phase 4 137234-62-9 71616
5 Anti-Bacterial Agents Phase 4,Phase 3
6 Antifungal Agents Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1
7 Anti-Infective Agents Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1
8 Antiparasitic Agents Phase 4,Phase 3
9 Antiprotozoal Agents Phase 4,Phase 3
10 Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inhibitors Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 1,Phase 2,Early Phase 1
11 Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1
12 Hormone Antagonists Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1
13 Hormones Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1
14 Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1
15 Liposomal amphotericin B Phase 4,Phase 3
16 Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors Phase 4,Phase 3,Phase 2,Phase 1,Early Phase 1
17 Amphotericin B, deoxycholate drug combination Phase 4
18
Itraconazole Approved, Investigational Phase 3,Phase 1,Phase 2,Early Phase 1 84625-61-6 55283
19 Antibiotics, Antitubercular Phase 3
20 Hydroxyitraconazole Phase 3,Phase 1,Phase 2,Early Phase 1
21 Pharmaceutical Solutions Phase 3,Early Phase 1
22
Fluconazole Approved Phase 2 86386-73-4 3365
23 Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C9 Inhibitors Phase 2
24
Petrolatum Approved Early Phase 1 8009-03-8

Interventional clinical trials:


id Name Status NCT ID Phase
1 Amphotericin-B and Voriconazole for Pulmonary Blastomycosis Recruiting NCT02283905 Phase 4
2 A Randomized, Open, Comparative Multicenter Study of Initial Treatment With Intravenous Itraconazole Versus Amphotericin B Followed by Consolidation Treatment With Itraconazole Capsules in Patients With Blastomycosis or Histoplasmosis Completed NCT00002159 Phase 3
3 A Pharmacokinetic Study of JK1211(Itraconazole [Itrizole]) Oral Solution in Participants With Deep Mycosis and Those With Febrile Neutropenia Suspected of Fungal Infection Completed NCT00784368 Phase 3
4 Phase II Pilot Study of Fluconazole for Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis, and Sporotrichosis Completed NCT00004808 Phase 2
5 Phase I/II Study of Itraconazole for Blastomycosis, Histoplasmosis, and Sporotrichosis Completed NCT00004811 Phase 1, Phase 2
6 Evaluation of the Association of Polymorphisms in the Innate Immune System With the Risk for Blastomycosis Dermatitidis Infection in Patients Not Infected With HIV and Complications Associated With Blastomycosis Dermatitidis Infection Completed NCT00001702
7 Topical Itraconazole in the Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma Recruiting NCT02120677 Early Phase 1

Search NIH Clinical Center for Blastomycosis

Inferred drug relations via UMLS 69 / NDF-RT 48 :


Cochrane evidence based reviews: blastomycosis

Genetic Tests for Blastomycosis

Anatomical Context for Blastomycosis

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Blastomycosis:

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Lung, Skin, Bone, Testes, Thyroid, Lymph Node, Prostate

Publications for Blastomycosis

Articles related to Blastomycosis:

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id Title Authors Year
1
Blastomycosis infection in an adolescent patient with Hodgkin lymphoma. ( 27663466 )
2016
2
Blastomycosis of the nose: A case report. ( 27551850 )
2016
3
Multimodality imaging in cranial blastomycosis, a great mimicker: Case-based illustration with review of clinical and imaging findings. ( 27081235 )
2016
4
Blastomycosis. ( 26739607 )
2016
5
Case 233: Blastomycosis. ( 27533292 )
2016
6
Heterogeneity of blastomycosis-like pyoderma: A selection of cases from the last 35 years. ( 26776602 )
2016
7
Management and Outcomes of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Blastomycosis: A Retrospective Case Series. ( 27149459 )
2016
8
Central Nervous System Blastomycosis in Children - A Case Report and Review of the Literature. ( 28033237 )
2016
9
Reversal of Fortune: Central Nervous System Blastomycosis. ( 26477951 )
2016
10
Diagnostic Delay and Antibiotic Overuse in Acute Pulmonary Blastomycosis. ( 27419155 )
2016
11
Blastomycosis-Like Pyoderma- A Rare Case Report. ( 27891438 )
2016
12
SYSTEMIC BLASTOMYCOSIS IN A CAPTIVE RED RUFFED LEMUR (VARECIA RUBRA). ( 27691971 )
2016
13
Coccidioidomycosis and Blastomycosis: Endemic Mycotic Co-Infections in the HIV Patient. ( 25584108 )
2015
14
Dermatoscopic and clinicopathologic findings of cutaneous blastomycosis. ( 26475557 )
2015
15
677: CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF BLASTOMYCOSIS IN THE ICU-A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY. ( 26570338 )
2015
16
Budding Issues: Blastomycosis. ( 26164562 )
2015
17
Hypercoagulability in dogs with blastomycosis. ( 25818206 )
2015
18
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for blastomycosis-related acute respiratory distress syndrome: a case series. ( 25851019 )
2015
19
Disseminated blastomycosis with cutaneous involvement in a Canadian railroad worker. ( 25467582 )
2015
20
GATA2 deficiency underlying severe blastomycosis and fatal herpes simplex virus-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. ( 26395816 )
2015
21
Cutaneous blastomycosis. An imported case with good response to itraconazole. ( 26422322 )
2015
22
Blastomycosis infection of the knee treated with staged total knee arthroplasty. ( 26081592 )
2015
23
Anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion for blastomycosis causing destruction of C6 vertebra: a case report. ( 26607290 )
2015
24
Cerebral Blastomycosis: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation of Solitary CNS Blastomycosis Mass-Like Infection. ( 26167388 )
2015
25
Blastomycosis in northwestern Ontario, 2004 to 2014. ( 26600814 )
2015
26
Blastomycosis in Children: An Analysis of Clinical, Epidemiologic, and Genetic Features. ( 26703241 )
2015
27
Pathology in Practice. Blastomycosis in an indoor-only cat. ( 26225606 )
2015
28
Blastomycosis and Pregnancy: An Unusual Postpartum Disease Course. ( 26120305 )
2015
29
Blastomyces Antigen Detection for Diagnosis and Management of Blastomycosis. ( 26338856 )
2015
30
Atypical Cutaneous Blastomycosis in a Child With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis on Infliximab. ( 26482671 )
2015
31
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for blastomycosis-related severe ARDS: a new indication as a rescue therapy? ( 25877831 )
2015
32
Blastomycosis in Indiana: Clinical and Epidemiologic Patterns of Disease Gleaned from a Multicenter Retrospective Study. ( 26020566 )
2015
33
Evaluation of an enzyme immunoassay for antibodies to a recombinant Blastomyces adhesin-1 repeat antigen as an aid in the diagnosis of blastomycosis in dogs. ( 26517616 )
2015
34
Deep Fungal Infections, Blastomycosis-Like Pyoderma, and Granulomatous Sexually Transmitted Infections. ( 26143434 )
2015
35
Blastomycosis in the Eyelid of a Native Chicagoan. ( 26711133 )
2015
36
New Developments in Blastomycosis. ( 26398538 )
2015
37
Perianal North American blastomycosis. ( 26367760 )
2015
38
Spatial epidemiology of blastomycosis hospitalizations: detecting clusters and identifying environmental risk factors. ( 25908653 )
2015
39
Blastomycosis of the Temporal Bone Mimicking Glomus Jugulare Tumor. ( 25226377 )
2014
40
Blastomycosis mortality rates, United States, 1990-2010. ( 25339251 )
2014
41
Jorge Lobo's disease: a case of keloidal blastomycosis (lobomycosis) in a nonendemic area. ( 25469235 )
2014
42
Severe blastomycosis in infants. ( 24797995 )
2014
43
Vitamin D binding protein polymorphism protects against development of blastomycosis. ( 25459678 )
2014
44
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging characteristics of cerebral Blastomycosis. ( 24949223 )
2014
45
Blastomycosis of bone: a clinicopathologic study. ( 25319975 )
2014
46
Successful salvage of complicated calcaneal blastomycosis in disseminated disease with staged surgical reconstruction and local-systemic antifungal therapy. ( 24726794 )
2014
47
Serum and urine blastomyces antigen concentrations as markers of clinical remission in dogs treated for systemic blastomycosis. ( 24495193 )
2014
48
Canine blastomycosis in wisconsin: a survey of small-animal veterinary practices. ( 25187628 )
2014
49
Peritoneal blastomycosis: a hidden mystery unfolds itself. ( 25675594 )
2014
50
Cutaneous blastomycosis masquerading as pyoderma gangrenosum. ( 24501027 )
2014

Variations for Blastomycosis

Expression for Blastomycosis

Search GEO for disease gene expression data for Blastomycosis.

Pathways for Blastomycosis

GO Terms for Blastomycosis

Cellular components related to Blastomycosis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

id Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 myelin sheath GO:0043209 8.96 ACTG1 ALB
2 blood microparticle GO:0072562 8.8 ACTG1 ALB GC

Biological processes related to Blastomycosis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

id Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 retina homeostasis GO:0001895 8.62 ACTG1 ALB

Sources for Blastomycosis

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