Antifungal drugs, such as amphotericin B, itraconazole, and ketoconazole, are the usual treatments. Antifungals may be given intravenously depending on the form or stage of disease. In some cases, long-term treatment with antifungal drugs may be needed.
The outlook depends on the form of histoplasmosis and the condition of the individual's immune system. Death can occur in some cases.
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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