Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis as a presentation of AIDS in a patient from the Congo: the role of skin biopsy
- Autores: Borges-Costa J1, Marques T, Sacramento-Marques M, Soares-Almeida L
- Ano de Publicação: 2011
- Journal: Tropical Doctor
- Link: https://apps.webofknowledge.com/full_record.do?product=UA&search_mode=GeneralSearch&qid=35&SID=P2WA5hwy5j35Sqjoq2z&page=1&doc=1
Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis is frequently fatal in HIV patients, and the standard diagnostic techniques can cause treatment delay. Skin biopsy can help in the differential diagnosis, allowing also an earlier treatment initiation.