verruga peruana


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verruga

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

ver·ru·ga pe·ru·an·a

a late, eruptive stage of bartonellosis; characterized by soft conic or pedunculated vascular papules anywhere on the skin or mucous membranes from miliary size to several centimeters, resolving without scars after a few months.

verruga peruana

ver·ru·ga pe·ru·an·a

(vĕr-ū'gă per-ū-ahn'ă)
A late, eruptive stage of bartonellosis, characterized by soft conic or pedunculated vascular papules on the skin or mucous membranes; resolves without scars after a few months.
Compare: Oroya fever
Synonym(s): Peruvian wart, verruca peruana, verruca peruviana.
References in periodicals archive ?
Verruga peruana, which is usually a benign condition, is clinically manifested as multiple eruptions of disfiguring, hemangioma-like tumors.
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.
He had not, as is often said, set out to prove the single cause of verruga peruana and Oroya fever.
On the evening of October 3, Carrion was completely delirious and rambled on about the different opinions that existed on the pathology of verruga peruana.