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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These delayed manifestations are divided into 3 main categories: 1) histoplasmoma, 2) broncholithiasis, and 3) mediastinal granuloma and mediastinal fibrosis.
In some patients, however, the primary focus may continue to enlarge and is thus termed histoplasmoma.
Histoplasmomas can be found in any lobe; however, they are slightly more common in the posterior aspect of the lower lobes, at the periphery of the lungs close to pleura.
Instead, organisms persist in a walled-off nodule characterized by a well-formed, necrotizing granuloma similar to a tuberculoma (eg, histoplasmoma, cryptococcoma, coccidioidoma).
55) By far the most common form of Histoplasma-related lung disease encountered by surgical pathologists is a histoplasmoma (Figures 1, E and F, and 2, A and B).
Successful treatment of multiple cerebral histoplasmomas with itraconazole.