Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Infectious (nonviral) disorders
Histoplasma capsulatum

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 November 2017, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Histoplasma capsulatum[TI] liver

Cite this page: Arora, K. Histoplasma capsulatum. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/liverhistoplasma.html. Accessed December 14th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Immunocompetent or immunocompromised patients
  • More common in Ohio River valley
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Necrotizing or hyalinized granulomas, portal lymphohistiocytic inflammation
Positive stains
  • Silver stains (GMS)
Additional references