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South African Medical Journal

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Disseminated histoplasmosis in an 'immunocompetent' child

J O Daubenton, D W Beatty

Abstract


A rare case of severe disseminated histoplasmosis in a 7-year-old boy with apparently normal immune function is described. Current recommendations for diagnostic investigations, monitoring and the treatment of this disease with amphotericin B and itraconazole are reviewed.




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