histoplasmoma


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histoplasmoma

 [his″to-plaz-mo´mah]
a rounded granuloma of the lung due to infection with Histoplasma capsulatum; seen radiographically as a coin-shaped lesion.

his·to·plas·mo·ma

(his'tō-plaz-mō'mă),
An infectious granuloma caused by Histoplasma capsulatum.

histoplasmoma

/his·to·plas·mo·ma/ (-plaz-mo´mah) a rounded granuloma of the lung due to infection with Histoplasma capsulatum.

his·to·plas·mo·ma

(his'tō-plaz-mō'mă)
An infectious granuloma caused by Histoplasma capsulatum.

histoplasmoma

a rounded granulomatous density of the lung in humans due to infection with Histoplasma capsulatum; seen radiographically as a coin-shaped lesion.
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The lung lesion detected on x-ray was a calcified granuloma and was consistent with a histoplasmoma.
For example, if Histoplasma yeasts are identified in a necrotizing granuloma and the pathologist is provided with the information that the lesion is an incidentally detected solitary lung nodule, a diagnosis of histoplasmoma can be rendered.
Instead, organisms persist in a walled-off nodule characterized by a well-formed, necrotizing granuloma similar to a tuberculoma (eg, histoplasmoma, cryptococcoma, coccidioidoma).
The other sequlae include: histoplasmoma, broncholithiasis, mediastinal granuloma, and mediastinal fibrosis.
Successful treatment of multiple cerebral histoplasmomas with itraconazole.
Histoplasmomas are rare and are usually multiple, small, and ring enhancing.