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Volume 2002, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Human infection with Histoplasma capsulatum is largely asymptomatic but disseminated disease is fatal if left untreated. We report a case of bilateral adrenal enlargement due to disseminated histoplasmosis in a Bangladeshi male who was successfully treated.

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  • Article Type: Case Report
Keyword(s): adrenal gland , disseminated and Histoplasmosis
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