Colonic involvement in disseminated histoplasmosis of an immunocompetent adult: case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Yang2013ColonicII,
  title={Colonic involvement in disseminated histoplasmosis of an immunocompetent adult: case report and literature review},
  author={Biwei Yang and Lixia Lu and Dajiang Li and Li Liu and Libin Huang and Liyu Chen and Hong Tang and Lichun Wang},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Histoplasmosis is a common opportunistic fungal infection that is observed almost exclusively in immunodeficient patients, especially those with AIDS. Immunocompetent individuals that suffer from histoplasmosis are rarely reported, especially those with disseminated lesions, such as disseminated histoplasmosis. The observation of disseminated histoplasmosis with prominent gastrointestinal involvement, no respiratory symptoms (which is presumed to be the portal of infection… CONTINUE READING
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