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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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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.
henselae may progress to other diseases such as bacillary angiomatosis, bacillary peliosis, and Perinaud's oculogranular syndrome (a small sore on the conjunctiva, redness of the eye, and swollen lymph nodes in front of the ear).