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acute histoplasmosis

 

Definition: histoplasmosis caused by inhalation of microconidia, resulting in illness ranging from flulike symptoms to the acute diffuse pneumonitis seen with heavy exposure. Often, following illness, lesions heal, leaving calcified nodules.

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