Last revised by Adrià Roset Altadill on 29 Jan 2023

Histoplasmosis is an endemic mycosis caused by Histoplasma capsulatum

Pulmonary histoplasmosis is the most common manifestation of this infectious disease. Disseminated histoplasmosis is often seen in immunosuppressed patients. As such, these are included among the infectious etiologies of AIDS-defining illnesses.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: acute miliary histoplasmosis
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  • Case 2: disseminated histoplasmosis with pulmonary and GI involvement
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  • Case 3: adrenal histoplasmosis
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