Fungal Diseases of the Lung

  1. Which of the following is the most common fungal infection in the United States?



    C.
  2. Incidence of histoplasmosis is especially high in which of the following area(s)?
    1.  Arizona
    2.  Mississippi
    3.  Nevada
    4.  Texas




    C.
  3. The condition called desert bumps, desert arthritis, or desert rheumatism is associated with which fungal disorder?



    D.
  4. Which of the following is or are used to treat fungal diseases?
    1.  streptomycin
    2.  amphotericin B
    3.  penicillin G
    4.  itraconazole




    C.
  5. Which of the following forms of histoplasmosis is characterized by healed lesions in the hilar lymph nodes as well as a positive histoplasmin skin test response?



    B.
  6. Anatomic alterations found in the lungs of patients with a fungal infection include all of the following, except:



    B.
  7. A pulmonary fungal infection most commonly involves the:



    D.
  8. How is a fungal lung infection acquired?



    D.
  9. The most common fungal infection found in the United States is:



    C.
  10. Fungal spores may be found in which of the following?
    1.  animals
    2.  air
    3.  soil
    4.  fomites




    C.
  11. The fungus Histoplasma capsulatum is found in what area of the United States?



    C.
  12. Your patient has pneumonia from an infection by Candida neoformans.  What medication should be used?



    C.
  13. The fungus Coccidioides immitis is found in what area of the United States?



    A.
  14. In reaction to a severe fungal lung infection, what can be expected in the patient?
    1.  increased heart rate
    2.  increased respiratory rate
    3.  Hypotension
    4.  increased blood pressure




    A.
  15. During the early stages of a fungal lung infection, which of the following is commonly seen on the chest radiograph?



    B.
Author
madali03
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Card Set
Fungal Diseases of the Lung
Description
Regarding different fungal diseases in the lungs.
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