African histoplasmosis

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African histoplasmosis
SpecialtyInfectious disease Edit this on Wikidata

African histoplasmosis is an infection caused by Histoplasma duboisii.[1]:316 Disease has been most often reported in Uganda, Nigeria, Zaire and Senegal. In human disease it manifests differently than histoplasmosis (caused by Histoplasma capsulatum), most often involving the skin and bones and rarely involving the lungs.[2]

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ "Histoplama capsulatum (Histoplasmosis)". Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th Edition. ISBN 978-1-4557-4801-3.

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