Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Arora K. Blastomycosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/liverblastomycosis.html. Accessed April 9th, 2020.
Definition / general
- Blastomyces dermatitidis usually occurs in immunocompromised patients with lesions in skin and lung; few published reports of liver involvement
- Primarily in eastern North America and Africa (University of South Carolina: Dimorphic Fungi [Accessed 1 November 2017])
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Autopsy features in patients who died of South American blastomycosis: prominent bile duct lesions in which segments of bile ducts were "disrupted" and replaced by inflammation (Histopathology 1978;2:231)