Volume 95, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



(formerly known as ) is a dimorphic fungus endemic in south and southeast Asia. It is not only commonly found in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)–infected patients, but also among HIV-negative immunocompromised patients. The infection caused by this pathogen can disseminate hematogenously to other locations. Herein, we report for the first time two cases complicated with a rare disease or involving a rare site: in the first case, infection was complicated by Langerhans cell histiocytosis, whereas the second case showed clear etiological evidence of pleural nodules and pleural effusion caused by and diagnosed by thoracoscopic pleural biopsy.


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  • Received : 02 Nov 2015
  • Accepted : 11 May 2016
  • Published online : 03 Aug 2016

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