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Concept: Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis


We present a case of progressive disseminated histoplasmosis in an immunocompetent traveler. Histoplasmosis was acquired in South America; its manifestations included prolonged fever, splinter hemorrhages, erythema multiforme, arthritis, and mediastinal lymphadenopathy. To the best of our knowledge no splinter hemorrhages had previously been reported in a patient with histoplasmosis.

Concepts: Symptoms, Lymphadenopathy, Greatest hits albums, South America, Greatest hits, Histoplasmosis, Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis


We present illustrative images from a Mexican 58-year-old man who had the occupation of cockfighting from childhood and presented with chronic progressive disseminated histoplasmosis with primarily cutaneous manifestations.

Concepts: Histoplasmosis, Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis