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Volume 91, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

Histoplasmosis caused by var. is a rare disease outside central and western Africa. In Europe, all cases are imported. We report a case of an African histoplasmosis with isolated pulmonary involvement in a non-immunocompromised patient that occurred 40 years after his stay in a disease-endemic area. The patient was given itraconazole. F-fluoro-2-deoxy--glucose positron emission tomography–computed tomography was used to assess evolution during treatment. The outcome for the patient was favorable.

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  • Received : 12 Dec 2013
  • Accepted : 26 Jun 2014
  • Published online : 05 Nov 2014

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