Skin nontumor

Infectious disorders

Verruga peruana

Last author update: 1 August 2012
Last staff update: 10 March 2022

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Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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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)
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Peripheral blood smear

Positive stains
Moved to Skin nontumor - infections, per Dr. Ho, by Nat on 10Mar22.
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