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PICTORIAL EDUCATION
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 226-227

Lung cancer screening reveals a nonspiculated nodule: Histoplasmosis


1 Division of Infectious Diseases, Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, New York 11767, USA
2 Division of Pathology, Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Northport, New York 11767, USA
3 Division of Infectious Diseases, Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Northport, New York 11767, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. George Psevdos
Division of Infectious Diseases, Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 79 Middleville Road, Northport, New York 11768
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jgid.jgid_92_18

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We report the case of a middle aged man, 43-pack-years active smoker, who upon radiographic screening for lung cancer found to have a non-spiculated lung nodule concerning for malignancy. Histologic evaluation of this lesion turned out to be a nodule due to Histoplasma capsulatum.


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