Primary pulmonary coccidioidomycosis

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Primary pulmonary coccidioidomycosis is an infection caused by inhalation of Coccidioides immitis.[1]:314 Once pulmonary symptoms subside, about 30% of women and 15% of men will have allergic skin manifestations in the form of erythema nodosum.[1]:314 A coccidioidoma is a benign localized residual granulomatous lesion or scar that can remain in the lung's tissues following Primary pulmonary coccidioidomycosis. [2]

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  1. ^ a b James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ "Coccidioidoma". Dictionary.com. Retrieved 6 January 2010.