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Histoplasmosis is a systemic mycosis caused by Histoplasma capsulatum. The most affected organs are the lungs and reticuloendothelial system and rarely the adrenal glands, liver, central nervous system and bones. Its distribution is worldwide. The disease occurs in human, dog, cat, pig, cattle, ...

Montenegro, M. A.; Santa Cruz, A. M.; Sánchez Negrette, M.
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE), Corrientes, Argentina
Revista Veterinaria, 2009, 20, 1, pp 54-56

Nodular lesions were found in the spleen, liver, kidneys, aorta and bones of a 4-year-old stallion after euthanasia. Histologically they were characterized by central necrosis and infiltrations of neutrophils and thick coenocytic hyphae that branched at a wide acute angle. There were no sporangia,...

Rosmini, R.
Atti della Societa Italiana delle Scienze Veterinarie, 1982, 36, pp 507-509

Observations are presented on a horse that limped badly, rapidly developed paraplegic symptoms and had to be killed. On necropsy nodular lesions were noted in various internal organs (aorta, liver, spleen, kidneys), and granulomatous foci in some bones. Large numbers of hyphae were consistently...

Muttini, A.
Acta Medica Veterinaria, 1982, 28, 3, pp 297-304

During a period of 18 months, 1, 094 specimens of mycosis or suspected mycosis in the human subject in Britain were examined for the Committee for Research in Medical Mycology (Medical Research Council). Of the fungi more closely related to animal pathology the following were of particular...

Duncan, J. T.
British Medical Journal, 1945, pp 715-718

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