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A 28-year-old man with AIDS has fever, headache, ...

Lungs

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submitted by welpdedelp(63),

Cryptococcal meningitis that is transferred through respiratory droplets

https://www.cdc.gov/fungal/global/cryptococcal-meningitis.html





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submitted by seagull(351),

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blastomycosis#/media/File:Blastomyces_dermatitidis_GMS.jpeg

I believe this is actually disseminated Blastomyces due to the "Broad Based Budding" as seen in the picture.

seagull  However, given the stain and some of the features I now see that this is most likely Crypto. THey like similar. my bad +5  
mjmejora  oh what a catch! I also thought this was Blasto until you explained otherwise +