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Descriptor in English: Zygomycosis
Descriptor in Spanish: Zigomicosis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Zigomicose
Descriptor in French: Zygomycose
Entry term(s): Entomophthoramycoses
Entomophthoramycosis
Phycomycoses
Phycomycosis
Zygomycoses
Tree number(s): C01.150.703.980
Scope note: Infection in humans and animals caused by fungi in the class Zygomycetes. It includes MUCORMYCOSIS and entomophthoramycosis. The latter is a tropical infection of subcutaneous tissue or paranasal sinuses caused by fungi in the order Entomophthorales. Phycomycosis, closely related to zygomycosis, describes infection with members of Phycomycetes, an obsolete classification.
Annotation: fungus dis caused by various Zygomycetes; for dis caused by Mucorales, MUCORMYCOSIS is available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 99; use MUCORMYCOSIS 1989-98
DeCS UI: 33754
Descriptor UI: D020096
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/11
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Zygomycosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0029826
Scope note Infection in humans and animals caused by fungi in the class Zygomycetes. It includes MUCORMYCOSIS and entomophthoramycosis. The latter is a tropical infection of subcutaneous tissue or paranasal sinuses caused by fungi in the order Entomophthorales. Phycomycosis, closely related to zygomycosis, describes infection with members of Phycomycetes, an obsolete classification.
Preferred term Zygomycosis
Entry term(s) Zygomycoses
Phycomycosis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0029827
Preferred term Phycomycosis
Entry term(s) Phycomycoses
Entomophthoramycosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0029828
Preferred term Entomophthoramycosis
Entry term(s) Entomophthoramycoses



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