Authors: Norasyikin, A. Wahab
Nor Azmi, Kamaruddin
Rozita, Mohd
Suehazlyn, Zainudin
Title: Adrenal invovement in histoplasmosis
Language (ISO): en
Abstract: Histoplasmosis infection is endemic in Asia and disseminated histoplasmosis (DH) is one form of its presentation (Benevides et al., 2007). DH commonly affects both adrenal glands. We describe a case of disseminated histoplasmosis complicated with hypercalcaemia in a 75-year-old immunosuppressed patient who presented with bilateral adrenal masses. The fine needle aspiration cytology of the adrenal mass was positive for Histoplasma capsulatum.
Subject Headings: adrenal masses
disseminated histoplasmosis
Histoplasma capsulatum
Issue Date: 2013-08-15
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