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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists

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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 139-142
Disseminated histoplasmosis with oral and cutaneous manifestations

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Government Dental College, Calicut, India

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S Vidyanath
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Government Dental College, Calicut
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.110722

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Histoplasmosis is a systemic mycotic infection caused by the dimorphic fungus, Histoplasma capsulatum. Systemic histoplasmosis has emerged as an important opportunistic infection in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients and those in endemic areas. Reported cases of histoplasmosis have been low in India with less than 50 cases being reported. We are reporting a case of disseminated histoplasmosis with oral and cutaneous involvement in an HIV seronegative patient.

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