Fungal diseases

2017-07-27T18:51:40+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Candidiasis, Histoplasmosis, Aspergillosis, Dermatophytosis, Actinomycosis, Onychomycosis, Sporotrichosis, Tinea versicolor, Cryptococcosis, Mycosis, Geotrichosis, Pneumocystis pneumonia, Intertrigo, Eumycetoma flashcards Fungal diseases
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  • Candidiasis
    Candidiasis is a fungal infection due to any type of Candida (a type of yeast).
  • Histoplasmosis
    Histoplasmosis (also known as "Cave disease," "Darling's disease," "Ohio valley disease," "reticuloendotheliosis," "spelunker’s lung" and "caver's disease") is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.
  • Aspergillosis
    Aspergillosis is the name given to a wide variety of diseases caused by infection by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.
  • Dermatophytosis
    Dermatophytosis, also known as ringworm, is a fungal infection of the skin.
  • Actinomycosis
    Actinomycosis is a rare infectious bacterial disease caused by Actinomyces species.
  • Onychomycosis
    Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail.
  • Sporotrichosis
    Sporotrichosis (also known as "Rose gardener's disease") is a disease caused by the infection of the fungus Sporothrix schenckii.
  • Tinea versicolor
    Tinea versicolor (also known as dermatomycosis furfuracea, pityriasis versicolor, and tinea flava) is a condition characterized by a skin eruption on the trunk and proximal extremities.
  • Cryptococcosis
    Cryptococcosis, also known as cryptococcal disease, is a potentially fatal fungal disease.
  • Mycosis
    Mycosis (plural: mycoses) is a fungal infection of animals, including humans.
  • Geotrichosis
    Geotrichosis is a mycosis caused by Geotrichum candidum.
  • Pneumocystis pneumonia
    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a form of pneumonia, caused by the yeast-like fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii.
  • Intertrigo
    An intertrigo is an inflammation (rash) of the body folds (adjacent areas of skin).
  • Eumycetoma
    Eumycetoma is a chronic granulomatous fungal disease of humans, affecting mainly the limbs, and sometimes the abdominal and chest walls or the head.