Medical Definition of San Joaquin Valley disease

1. A disease common in the San Joaquin Valley of California and certain additional areas in the southwestern U.S. As well as the Chaco region of Argentina, caused by inhalation of the arthroconidia of Coccidioides immitis; acute onset of symptoms resemble pneumonia or pulmonary tuberculosis, productive of sputum usually containing spores of the fungus, and accompanied by aches, malaise, severe headache, and occasionally an early erythematous or papular eruption; erythema multiforme or erythema nodosum may appear; the coccidioidin test is positive. Synonym: desert fever, San Joaquin fever, San Joaquin Valley disease, San Joaquin Valley fever, valley fever. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of San Joaquin Valley Disease

San Carlos
San Carlos Apache
San Diegan
San Diegans
San Diego
San Diego Bay
San Diego–Tijuana
San Fernando Valley
San Fran
San Franciscan
San Franciscans
San Francisco
San Francisco Bay
San Joaquin River
San Joaquin Valley
San Joaquin Valley disease (current term)
San Joaquin Valley fever
San Joaquin fever
San Jose
San Jose scale
San José
San Juan
San Juan Bautista
San Juan Mountains
San Luis Potosi
San Luis Potosí
San Marco
San Marcos
San Marinese
San Marino

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