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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48-52

Disseminated histoplasmosis in an immunocompetent individual presenting as oropharyngeal mass


1 Department of Pathology and Transfusion Medicine, Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Gastroenterology, Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Rateesh Sareen
Department of Pathology and Transfusion Medicine, Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/ijohs.ijohs_6_17

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We report a case of disseminated histoplasmosis in a 70 year old immunocompetent male patient. Generally most of the cases of Histoplasmosis in India present with skin lesions and oral ulcers, mass lesions are uncommon presentation. The close masquerade with malignancy makes it an interesting rare case with lot of academic learning for considering Histoplasmosis as one of the differential diagnosis in oral mass lesions.


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