Colonic histoplasmosis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome mimicking carcinoma

Roberto Antonio Garcia, Jaishree Jagirdar

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Abstract

Four cases of colonic histoplasmosis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome mimicking other diseases, primarily colonic adenocarcinoma, are presented. This topic has been extensively discussed from the medical and radiologic standpoint, but very few publications are found in the pathology literature. Emphasis is made on the discussion of the clinical manifestations; endoscopic, radiologic, and pathologic characteristics; differential diagnosis; and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-19
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Diagnostic Pathology
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2003

Keywords

  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Carcinoma
  • Colonic histoplasmosis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Lymphoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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