Chronic Primary Central Nervous System Histoplasmosis in a Healthy Child With Intermittent Neurological Manifestations

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Meningitis is an unusual clinical manifestation of Histoplasma capsulatum infection in nonimmunosuppressed children. We report a previously healthy 6-year-old boy with primary, chronic histoplasma meningitis and magnetic resonance imaging findings consistent with demyelinating disease presenting with brief, intermittent neurological manifestations for 7 months before diagnosis.

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