Paracoccidioidomycosis (histology)

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Cervical lymphadenopathy.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
Pathology

Lymphohistiocytic infiltrate with multinucleated giant cells showing fungal spores with peripheral budding. 400x H&E: magnified view showing giant cell containing fungal spores with multiple internal peripheral budding. 

Case Discussion

This case shows the microscopy of a neck lymph node in a patient with the chronic form of paracoccidioidomycosis. Unfortunately, images of this case were not made available. 

Microscopy images courtesy from Dr. Michell Frank Oliveira. 

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Case information

rID: 54067
Published: 21st Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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