Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis

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Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis

Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis is an infection caused by Histoplasma capsulatum, and most people who develop this severe form of histoplasmosis are immunocompromised or taking systemic corticosteroids.[1]:316 Skin lesions are present in approximately 6% of patients with dissemination.[1]:316

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  1. ^ a b James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.