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Case 465 - Discussion

Uploaded: 2010-10-27, Updated: 2010-10-27






Blastomycosis of the Bone

  • Typically involves lung, skin, and bone.

  • Mold: Fluffy, white-buff, prickly; Pear shaped conidia, lollipop

  • Yeast: Large yeast, 8-20 um, round to oval, thick double refractile cell walls, broad based bud.

  • Can cause pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia of the skin.