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In the last decade there have been important additions to our knowledge concerning histoplasmosis which relate this infection to the daily work of the internist. In the first place, the rapidly increasing number of published cases of the clinically outspoken form of the disease suggests that this type of histoplasmosis should be considered as a definite possibility in certain syndromes. Secondly, a series of brilliant epidemiological studies indicates with a high degree of probability that clinically latent pulmonary infections with Histoplasma capsulatum account for various types of pulmonary infiltrates and calcifications previously considered specifically tuberculous in nature.
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HISTOPLASMOSIS. Ann Intern Med. ;28:867–872. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-28-4-867
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;28(4):867-872.
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