Disseminated histoplasmosis in an HIV-positive Filipino

Authors:Frederica Veronica Marquez-Protacio MD Abstract Introduction: Histoplasmosis is a granulomatous infection caused by the fungus, Histoplasma capsulatum. The disseminated type can be the initial manifestation of HIV/AIDS. It may affect the lungs, skin, gastrointestinal tract, liver, spleen, genitourinary tract, heart, bone marrow, adrenal glands, lymph nodes, and the central nervous system. Cutaneous findings are diverse […]

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