Disseminated Histoplasmosis in HIV-Patient in Nepal: A Case Report

Authors

  • Anup Bastola SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Prajjwal Pyakurel SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Kijan Maharjan Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Sanjay Shrestha Norvic Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Rupak Bastola Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Vithal Prasad Myneedu SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Sunil Paudel Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Lina Devkota Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/saarctb.v20i1.52669

Keywords:

COVID-19, Pandemic, Tuberculosis, Nepal

Abstract

The risk of disseminated Histoplasmosis increases among immunocompromised HIV infected patients. It can clinically present with skin manifestation. We report a forty years HIV infected male with severe immunodeficiency clinically presenting as a disseminated Histoplasmosis with dermatological manifestation and diagnosis.

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Author Biographies

Anup Bastola, SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal

Director, STAC, 2022

Prajjwal Pyakurel, SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal

Reserach Officer, STAC

Kijan Maharjan, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Consultan Physician

Sanjay Shrestha, Norvic Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Medical Officer

Rupak Bastola, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Consultant Physician

Vithal Prasad Myneedu, SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal

Sr. Microbiologist, STAC

Sunil Paudel, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Medical Officer

Lina Devkota, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Medical Officer

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Published

2022-12-31

How to Cite

Bastola, A., Pyakurel, P., Maharjan, K., Shrestha, S., Bastola, R., Myneedu, V. P., Paudel, S., & Devkota, L. (2022). Disseminated Histoplasmosis in HIV-Patient in Nepal: A Case Report. SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases and HIV/AIDS, 20(1), 36–39. https://doi.org/10.3126/saarctb.v20i1.52669

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Case Studies