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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor

Infectious (non-viral) disorders

Histoplasma capsulatum


Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 May 2012, last major update May 2012
Copyright: (c) 2004-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Immunocompetent or immunocompromised patients
● More common in Ohio River valley

Micro description
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● Necrotizing or hyalinized granulomas, portal lymphohistiocytic inflammation

Positive stains
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● Silver stains (GMS)

Additional references
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Am J Clin Pathol 2000;113:64

End of Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor > Infectious (non-viral) disorders > Histoplasma capsulatum


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