Definitions for "Histoplasmosis"
A fungal infection particularly common in the midwestern United States that usually develops in the lungs and spreads to other internal organs. Symptoms: May include coughing, weight loss, night sweats, swollen lymph glands and/or hard lesions in the lungs and mouth.
a fungal infection acquired by inhaling spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, which are present in soil or dust. The disease most often affects the lungs, where it produces a tuberculosis-like inflammation, but may also disseminate.
a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum; may infect lungs, skin, mucous membranes, bones, skin, and eyes
The Condition"...When histoplasmosis spreads, it can affect bone marrow, the liver, spleen, lymph nodes, mouth, intestines, brain, and the adrenal glands..."