Left hand extensor tenosynovitis due to Histoplasma capsulatum complicated by immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

Talha Riaz, Mark Collins, Mark Enzler, Marco Rizzo, Audrey N. Schuetz, Julia S. Lehman, Douglas Osmon, Irene G. Sia

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Abstract

We describe a case of left hand extensor tenosynovitis due to histoplasmosis in a patient with dermatomyositis on chronic immunosuppression. Treatment involved surgical debridement and antifungal therapy. The patient experienced paradoxical worsening of tenosynovial inflammation during de-augmentation of immunosuppression felt to be immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-361
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Infection
Volume6
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 23 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Infectious Diseases

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