bacillary peliosis


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Related to bacillary peliosis: bacillary angiomatosis

bacillary peliosis

A complication of an infection due to Bartonella henselae and B. quintana, esp. in immunocompromised patients. The infection causes vascular lesions in the visceral organs, esp. the liver and spleen.
See also: peliosis
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henselae is known to cause bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis in immunocompromised persons, knowledge of its presence in the Jamaican cat population is important for primary prevention.
henselae is an agent of catscratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, bacillary peliosis, endocarditis, bacteremia, and various neurologic and ocular conditions.