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Histoplasmosis

Histoplasmosis is an endemic mycosis caused by Histoplasma capsulatum

Pulmonary histoplasmosis is the most common manifestation of this infectious disease. Disseminated/extrapulmonary (pericardial, articular) histoplasmosis is often seen in immunosuppressed patients. As such, these are included amongst the infectious etiologies of AIDS-defining illnesses.

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rID: 58943
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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  • Case 1: Acute miliary Histoplasmosis
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