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Oral cavity

Infectious

Histoplasmosis


Reviewer: Patricia DeVilliers, D.D.S., M.S. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 3 October 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Oral lesions occur with extensive systemic involvement
● Ulcerated nodular masses

Micro description
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● Noncaseating granulomas

Positive stains
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● GMS, PAS

Differential diagnosis
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● Squamous cell carcinoma

End of Oral cavity > Infectious > Histoplasmosis


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