CHARLES D. MARPLE
Coccidioidomycosis, which is still occasionally and erroneously referred to as a "tropical disease," is an infection caused by the fungus Coccidioides immitis (Rixford and Gilchrist, 1896) and occurs endemically in the San Joaquin Valley of California and over large areas in the Southwest. The disease, both in its benign primary form and in the fortunately uncommon disseminated form, has become thoroughly familiar to military medical officers stationed in these areas during the present war. It is reasonable to believe that physicians in other regions of the United States will encounter occasional cases of coccidioidomycosis when men who have been stationed
MARPLE CD. PROGRESSIVE (DISSEMINATED) COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;23:240–249. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-23-2-240
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;23(2):240-249.
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