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.