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CASE REPORT

Disseminated Histoplasmosis: A Rare Case Report

Meenu Roat, Jyotirmaya Gohli, Suresh Chandra Gupta

Keywords : Adrenal, Computed tomography, Disseminated histoplasmosis, Immunocompromised, Magnetic resonance imaging

Citation Information : Roat M, Gohli J, Gupta SC. Disseminated Histoplasmosis: A Rare Case Report. J Mahatma Gandhi Univ Med Sci Tech 2018; 3 (3):99-101.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10057-0085

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis is a rare fungal infection and occurs in immunocompromised and immunosuppressed patients in the endemic area. It is difficult to differentiate it from tuberculosis on the basis of imaging finding alone. Here, we report a biopsy proven case of bilateral adrenal histoplasmosis with involvement of central nervous system (CNS). This patient showed good response to antifungal treatment.


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