Presentation about what?
Dr. Benjamin Clapp accepted the abstract presentation about: An unusual presentation of Coccidioidomycosis with peritoneal involvement in an immunocompetent individual.
What is Coccidioidomycosis?
Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection endemic to the southwestern United States, Central America, and South America. Coccidioides is ubiquitous in many of these endemic regions, with near 100% seroconversion in some communities.
Two-thirds of these mycotic infections may be asymptomatic.
The most common presentation of coccidioidomycosis consists of “flu-like” symptoms or pneumonia.
Less than five percent of symptomatic cases progress to disseminated coccidioidomycosis which may involve any organ system.
Very rarely infection may include the peritoneum.
We report a case of coccidioidomycosis with peritoneal involvement in an immunocompetent individual.
Abstract ID: 84804
Abstract Title: An Unusual Presentation of Coccidioidomycosis with Peritoneal Involvement in an Immunocompetent Individual
Session Name: iPoster Session (Non CME)
Program Number: Program Number will be assigned in January 2018
Session Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018 and Friday, April 13, 2018
Session Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM