Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Vascular tumors
Verruga peruana / Carrión disease

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 October 2016, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Verruga peruana. website. Accessed October 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
Clinical images
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Angiomatous lesions caused by Bartonella bacilliformis

Gross description
  • Numerous dark red papules
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Vascular proliferative process with Rocha-Lima inclusions (large cytoplasmic inclusions of endothelial cells)
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Peripheral blood smear

Positive stains