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verruga

 [vĕ-roo´gah]
verruga perua´na a hemangioma-like tumor or nodule occurring in bartonellosis.

ver·ru·ca

, pl.

ver·ru·cae

(vĕ-rū'kă, -kē),
A flesh-colored growth characterized by circumscribed hypertrophy of the papillae of the corium, with thickening of the malpighian, granular, and keratin layers of the epidermis, caused by human Papillomavirus; also applied to epidermal verrucous tumors of nonviral etiology.
Synonym(s): verruga, wart
[L.]

verruga

/ver·ru·ga/ (vĕ-roo´gah) [Sp.] wart.
verruga perua´na  the second or chronic stage of bartonellosis.

verruga

(1) Wart, verruca.
(2) Verruga peruana.

ver·ru·ca

, pl. verrucae (vĕr-ū'kă, -kē)
A flesh-colored growth characterized by circumscribed hypertrophy of the papillae of the corium, with thickening of the malpighian, granular, and keratin layers of the epidermis, caused by human papillomavirus; also applied to epidermal verrucous tumors of nonviral etiology.
Compare: verruga peruana
Synonym(s): verruga, wart.
[L.]

verruga

wart. Called also verruca.
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To qualify for his medical degree he was required to prepare an original thesis, and he had devoted himself with increasing vigor during the preceding 3 years to a study of the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of verruga peruana.
As his studies progressed, Carrion became concerned with the difficulty in diagnosing verruga peruana before the eruption appeared.
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Para Perez, la verruga es el primer sintoma del sida en El Cristo; Gracia Rubio tambien la asocia con el sida (184), como lo hacen otros criticos.