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Fungal Skin Infections

Picture of Histoplasmosis

Picture of Histoplasmosis

Histoplasmosis is a type of fungal infection that is more likely to occur in those who are elderly or immunocompromised. The picture depicts disseminated histoplasmosis with reddish papules and pustules in a patient who is infected with HIV.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "Histoplasmosis"