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Disease definition

A rare mycosis caused by Scedosporium species, characterized by disparate disease pictures including pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infection, mycetoma, and disseminated infection. Central nervous system infection has also been reported. Infections with this ubiquitous mold can occur in a range of contexts like solid organ transplantation, chemotherapy, chronic lung disease, but also in immunocompetent hosts and near drowning.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: B48.7
  • ICD-11: 1F2H
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1142170
  • MeSH: C000656924
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10059045
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