Last Updated: October 1, 2018
- Caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis
- Endemic to Ohio and the Mississippi river valley
- Lung infection with hematogenous spread to the CNS in 5-10% of cases of disseminated infections
- Exists as a mold in the environment and a yeast at body temperatures
- Headache, AMS, fever, vision...