Histologic Findings -- Severe Headache and Fever

Histologic Findings:

The tissue submitted consisted of fibroadipose tissue, acute inflammatory exudate, necrotic bone, and granulomatous inflammation. Numerous encapsulated yeast forms were found lying within pools of mucus. The organisms have the classical "poached egg" appearance described for this organism. Several narrow based budding yeast were identified and are highlighted by the mucicarmine stain.

Final Diagnosis


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