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his·to·plas·mo·sis

 (hĭs′tō-plăz-mō′sĭs)
n. pl. his·to·plas·mo·ses (-sēz)
A disease caused by the inhalation of spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, most often asymptomatic but occasionally producing acute pneumonia or an influenzalike illness and spreading to other organs and systems in the body.
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histoplasmosis

(ˌhɪstəʊplæzˈməʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a severe fungal disease of the lungs caused by Histoplasma capsulatum
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his•to•plas•mo•sis

(ˌhɪs toʊ plæzˈmoʊ sɪs)

n.
an infectious disease of the reticuloendothelial system caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.
[1940–45; < New Latin Histoplasm(a) (see histo-, -plasm) + -osis]
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Translations
histoplasmose

his·to·plas·mo·sis

n. histoplasmosis, enfermedad de las vías respiratorias causada por el hongo Histoplasma capsulatum.
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histoplasmosis

n histoplasmosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (POHS) can lead to central vision loss with development of choroidal neovascularization (CNV).
share the case of a myopic patient with persistent juxtafoveal CNV secondary to presumed ocular histoplasmosis who was treated with a total of 5 ranibizumab injections during 1.5 years of follow-up.
Peripapillary CNVM are also known to occur with other diseases including ocular histoplasmosis (OHS), angioid streaks, pars planitis, optic disc drusen, choroidal osteoma, and pattern dystrophies [1].
Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome (POHS) is a syndrome characterised by multiple scars in the choroid (Histo spots), neovascularization, peripapillary atrophy with a clear vitreous and aqueous.
They may be large, solitary lesions, such as those seen following Toxoplasma infection, but sometimes they result in a "spotty" fundus appearance as seen in the presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (POHS), birdshot chorioretinitis, multifocal choroiditis and pusctete inner choroidopathy (PIC).
T.gondii chorioretinitis may resemble the posterior uveitis of tuberculosis, syphilis, leprosy, or presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome .Recently researchers in Brazil reported the T.gondii causes severe ocular disease in congenitally infected children when compared with children in Europe.
Dan Myers, president of Novartis Ophthalmics, North America said, "The fact that Visudyne therapy has demonstrated the ability to stabilize and in some cases improve vision in these pathologic myopia and presumed ocular histoplasmosis patients is another remarkable success story for this breakthrough therapy.
report one patient with CNV due to presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (POHS).
Presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (POHS) is a clinical entity that is characterized by small, round, discrete, macular or mid peripheral atrophic (punched out) chorioretinal lesions (histo spots), peripapillary scarring, choroidal neovascularization (CNV), and the absence of anterior uveitis and vitritis.