Examples of Histoplasmosis in the following topics:
- Histoplasmosis is common among AIDS patients due to their suppressed immune system.
- Chronic histoplasmosis cases can resemble tuberculosis, and disseminated histoplasmosis affects multiple organ systems and is fatal unless treated.
- This is a chest X-ray of a patient with acute pulmonary histoplasmosis.
- Histoplasmosis may be divided into the following types: primary pulmonary histoplasmosis, progressive disseminated histoplasmosis, primary cutaneous histoplasmosis, and African histoplasmosis.
- Formal histoplasmosis diagnoses are often confirmed only by culturing the fungus directly.
- Histoplasmosis (noun) Histoplasmosis is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.
Symptoms of this infection vary greatly, but the disease primarily affects the lungs.
Other organs are occassionally affected; this is called disseminated histoplasmosis and can be fatal if left untreated.
- Endemic to portions of North America, blastomycosis causes clinical symptoms similar to histoplasmosis.
- Blastomycosis (noun) Blastomycosis is a fungal infection caused by the organism Blastomyces dermatitidis.
Endemic to portions of North America, blastomycosis causes clinical symptoms similar to histoplasmosis.
- Histoplasma capsulatum results in the formation of histoplasmosis in humans, dogs and cats.
- In addition, protozoans are known to cause diseases such as malaria, sleeping sickness and toxoplasmosis, while fungi can cause diseases such as ringworm, candidiasis or histoplasmosis.