histoplasmoma


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histoplasmoma

[‚his·tə‚plaz′mō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumorlike swelling caused by an inflammatory reaction to Histoplasma capsulatum.
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Intrapulmonary lymph node, tuberculoma, histoplasmoma, focal organizing pneumonia and lung abscess can manifest as solid nodules.
[An autopsy case with cerebral histoplasmoma: case report].
The other sequlae include: histoplasmoma, broncholithiasis, mediastinal granuloma, and mediastinal fibrosis.
The lung lesion detected on x-ray was a calcified granuloma and was consistent with a histoplasmoma.
How to Report the Presence of Organisms.--The subtyping of infectious mycobacterial or fungal disease (acute histoplasmosis versus histoplasmoma, progressive primary tuberculosis versus secondary tuberculosis, etc.) often requires clinical and radiographic information that is usually unavailable to the pathologist.
This situation is most commonly encountered with solitary histoplasmomas of the lung, which invariably contain nonviable Histoplasma yeasts that almost never grow in cultures, even when large numbers of organisms are identified in tissue by histology.
Os valores da captacao sao medidos e, sendo elevados, caracterizam o estado de hipermetabolismo da lesao, proprios das doencas neoplasicas, bem como de doencas inflamatorias (sarcoidose nodular) e infecciosas (tuberculoma, histoplasmomas).
(4) These histoplasmomas" have no clinical significance and are not a contraindication to transplantation.