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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 612-615

Cutaneous histoplasmosis: An unusual presentation with nasal obstruction


1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Dr. RML Hospital and PGIMER, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Dr. RML Hospital and PGIMER, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Kabir Sardana
Room 108, OPD Building, Department of Dermatology, S.T.D. and Leprosy, Dr. RML Hospital and ABVIMS, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
India
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DOI: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_422_19

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Histoplasmosis is a systemic fungal disease that may be presented with a variety of clinical manifestations, usually as an opportunistic infection in immunocompromised individuals. We present an HIV seropositive patient with a large fleshy growth causing left-sided nasal obstruction, as an unusual presentation. The lesions shrunk dramatically and almost completely on intravenous amphotericin-B lipid complex (ABLC) given for 2 weeks followed by long-term oral itraconazole.


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