Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Verruga peruana

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 4 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2016,, Inc.

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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
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