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Mayo Clinic Reports Emerging Fungal Infection in Southwest That Mimics Cancer

PHOENIX — March 29, 2012.  An emerging fungal infection of the gastrointestinal tract that mimics cancer and inflammatory bowel disease appears to be emerging in the Southwestern United States and other desert regions, according to Mayo Clinic researchers in Arizona investigating the disease. The invasive fungus, Basidiobolus ranarum, is typically [...]

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Desert Fungal Infection

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. H.R. Vikram describes a rare fungal infection that is popping up around the desert southwest. To listen, click the link below. Desert Fungal Infection

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