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Histoplasmosis in Emphysema 

Histoplasmosis in Emphysema
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Histoplasmosis in Emphysema
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0093
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date: 18 April 2021

Rarely bilateral

Does not seem to have same epidemiology as the more typical histoplasmosis

Why does it occur in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and upper lobes?

Most lesions cavitate

May be minimally symptomatic or have symptoms of a pneumonia with fever, chills, and productive cough...

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