Histoplasmosis

What is Histoplasmosis?

Histoplasmosis Cave disease or Darling's disease or Reticuloendotheliosis is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Histoplasmosis is common among AIDS patients because of their suppressed immunity. In immunocompetent individuals, past infection results in partial protection against ill effects if reinfected.

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Dear Sir, I went for Saudi Visa medical test, initially they took X-ray and said there is an issue, so advised to take CT scan for further...

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Need further investigations.Sputum, Scopy, Culture

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Re histoplasmosis in a friend. They haven't found something he responds to . Now has 37% lung function, on o2 24/7. last ditch the natl jewish...

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It seems your friend has developed pulmonary histoplasmosis. Treatment differs according to chronicity of the disease :
If it is acute (...

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I am 67 years old and have had skin lesions on my skin that no doctor, to this day, has ever been able to diagnose or cure. When I was 19 years...

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Cutaneous histoplasmosis is known

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