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Summary Article: histoplasmosis
From Stedman's Medical Dictionary

A widely distributed infectious disease caused by Histoplasma capsulatum; occurs occasionally in outbreaks; usually acquired by inhalation of spores of the fungus in soil dust and manifested by a self-limited pneumonia. In patients with emphysema, infection may be chronic and cause pulmonary fibrocavitary disease resembling tuberculosis; in immunosuppressed patients, and rarely, in otherwise healthy persons, histoplasmosis may cause disseminated disease of the reticuloendothelial system, which is manifested by fever, emaciation, splenomegaly, and leukopenia. Darling disease

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