Disseminated histoplasmosis in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome: clinical findings, diagnosis and treatment, and review of the literature.

@article{Wheat1990DisseminatedHI,
  title={Disseminated histoplasmosis in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome: clinical findings, diagnosis and treatment, and review of the literature.},
  author={Lawrence Joseph Wheat and P A Connolly-Stringfield and Rodney L Baker and Maria F Curfman and M E Eads and K S Israel and Steven A. Norris and Diane H Webb and Michael L. Zeckel},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={361-74}
}
Histoplasmosis is a serious opportunistic infection in patients with AIDS, often representing the first manifestation of the syndrome. Most infections occurring within the endemic region are caused by exogenous exposure, while those occurring in nonendemic areas may represent endogenous reactivation of latent foci of infection or exogenous exposure to microfoci located within those nonendemic regions. However, prospective investigations are needed to prove the mode of acquisition. The infection… CONTINUE READING

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