Dermatology 2021 Feb 24:1-6. Epub 2021 Feb 24.
Department of Pathology, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India.
Background: Diagnosis of extrapulmonary histoplasmosis in HIV seronegative and immunocompetent patients is often challenging, so a high index of suspicion is required. Cutaneous manifestation of infection shows a wide spectrum of lesions including erythematous plaques; maculopapules; crusted, verrucous, or desquamative papules and nodules; abscesses; and mucocutaneous ulcers among others. Due to the variations in its clinical presentation, histopathology plays a very important role in the detection of spores and the confirmation of diagnosis. Read More