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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 109-113

Bilateral adrenal histoplasmosis in a diabetic patient: A case report and review of cases in India


1 Department of Microbiology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Pathology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Hena Butta
Department of Microbiology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi - 110 076
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_8_19

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Disseminated histoplasmosis usually affects immunocompromised and immunosuppressed individuals and may involve various organ systems of our body. The definitive diagnosis of histoplasmosis is very challenging because it usually presents with nonspecific symptoms such as malignancies, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, and other chronic infections. Hereby, we report a culture-proven case of bilateral adrenal histoplasmosis in a diabetic but immunocompetent patient. The patient showed good response to treatment with antifungal drugs.


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