Basic Summary for Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis


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Main name of condition: Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis


What is Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis?
  Brief description of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: Very rare intestinal infection
How many people get Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis?
  Incidence (annual) of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: 6 cases ever in history (CDC-OC)
  Incidence Rate of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: approx 1 in 45,333,334 or 0.00% or 5 people in USA [about data]
  Prevalance of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: Basidiobolomycosis of the gastrointestinal tract is very rare in people. Only 6 cases have been described in the world's medical literature. Those cases were reported from Brazil (3), Kuwait (1), and the United States (2). Half of the case-patients died despite medical therapy. 1
Who gets Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis?
  Geography Profile for Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: Subcutaneous disease is found most commonly among adolescent males in East and West Africa and Southeast Asia.1
What causes Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis?
  Causes of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: see causes of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis
What are the symptoms of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis?
  Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: see symptoms of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis
Can anyone else get Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis?
  More information: see contagiousness of Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: see treatments for Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Facts About Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: CDC-OC

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