Angiomatosis

Angiomatosis

a condition characterised by multiple angiomas.

bacillary angiomatosis, an infection of immunocompromised patients by a newly recognised Rickettsial species rochalimaea henselae, characterised by fever and granulomatous cutaneous nodules, and peliosis hepatis in some cases. Skin biopsy shows vascular proliferation and infiltration of vessel walls by neutrophils and clumps of organisms seen with Warthin-Starry silver staining.

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