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

Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Revised: 23 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Histoplasma capsulatum[TI] liver

Komal Arora, M.D.
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Cite this page: Arora K. Histoplasma capsulatum. website. Accessed October 22nd, 2019.
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
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