Verruga peruana

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Verruga peruana
Classification and external resources
Specialty infectious disease
ICD-10 A44.1 (ILDS A44.110)

Verruga peruana (English: Peruvian wart) is the chronic delayed stage of infection by Bartonella bacilliformis.[1]:284[2] It is a vasoproliferative manifestation of the infection characterized by 1–2 cm cutaneous nodules that are engorged with blood.

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.