Volume 95, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Histoplasmosis, caused by the dimorphic fungus , is a disease of protean manifestations and of global distribution. Although increasingly reported in Asia, there are few reports from the Philippines. Here, we describe a case of microbiologically diagnosed histoplasmosis, probably acquired from the Philippines, in a returning traveler who presented with a right foot wound and papular rash. The final diagnosis was disseminated histoplasmosis with cutaneous and bone involvement, both unusual manifestations of the disease.


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  • Received : 28 Jan 2016
  • Accepted : 22 Feb 2016

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