Volume 80, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Bacterial and fungal infections are common in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Histoplasmosis is a common fungal disease in severely immunocompromised patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in endemic areas. In this population the most frequent form of presentation of histoplasmosis is disseminated, with the clinical manifestations being similar to those of disseminated tuberculosis. Esophageal histoplasmosis and the association of histoplasmosis with tuberculosis are infrequent. We report here a rare case of esophageal histoplasmosis associated with disseminated tuberculosis in AIDS.


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  • Received : 17 Jun 2008
  • Accepted : 28 Nov 2008

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