Histoplasmosis mimicking vasculitis of the central nervous system

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Abstract

We describe a case of disseminated histoplasmosis that was erroneously diagnosed as central nervous system vasculitis and treated with immunosuppressive therapy. Our case emphasizes the importance of excluding infections before initiating treatment for presumed central nervous system vasculitis. Clinical clues to underlying Histoplasma infections are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1644-1648
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Volume25
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1998

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Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Histoplasmosis
Histoplasma
Immunosuppressive Agents
Infection
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Central nervous system
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Vasculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology

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Histoplasmosis mimicking vasculitis of the central nervous system. / Stone, John H.; Pomper, Martin Gilbert; Hellmann, David B.

In: Journal of Rheumatology, Vol. 25, No. 8, 08.1998, p. 1644-1648.

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