peliosis

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Related to bacillary peliosis: bacillary angiomatosis
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Noun1.peliosis - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleedingpeliosis - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
nonthrombocytopenic purpura - purpura resulting from a defect in the capillaries caused by bacteria or drugs
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, purpura hemorrhagica, thrombocytopenic purpura, Werlhof's disease - purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
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henselae infection can be particularly severe for patients with immunocompromising conditions, such as AIDS, in whom vascular proliferative lesions (bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis) may develop (5).
Bacillary peliosis is another manifestation of Bartonella henselae infection in immunocompromised patients, typically those with AIDS [6].
Clinical and pathological features of bacillary peliosis hepatis in association with human immunodeficiency virus infection.
In patients with AIDS, an association between bacillary angiomatosis and parenchymal bacillary peliosis has been demonstrated.