Coccidioidomycosis - systemic
Bed rest and improved nutrition are recommended. Antifungal drugs are prescribed to treat the infection.
People with disseminated disease have a high death rate. Death may be rapid for patients with a suppressed immune system.
In the disseminated form of the disease, the infection may spread to the bones, lungs, liver, brain, skin, heart, and sac around the heart (pericardium).
Calling your health care provider
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you have symptoms of disseminated coccidioidomycosis.