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Type: Artigo
Title: Cutaneous manifestations of bartonellosis
Author: Lins, Karina de Almeida
Drummond, Marina Rovani
Neves Ferreira Velho, Paulo Eduardo
Abstract: Bartonellosis are diseases caused by any kind of Bartonella species. The infection manifests as asymptomatic bacteremia to potentially fatal disorders. Many species are pathogenic to humans, but three are responsible for most clinical symptoms: Bartonella bacilliformis, Bartonella quintana, and Bartonella henseiae. Peruvian wart, caused by B. badlliformis, may be indistinguishable from bacillary angiomatosis caused by the other two species. Other cutaneous manifestations include maculo-papular rash in trench fever, papules or nodules in cat scratch disease, and vasculitis (often associated with endocarditis). In addition, febrile morbilliform rash, purpura, urticaria, erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, erythema marginatus, granuloma annularis, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, granulomatous reactions, and angioproliferative reactions may occur. Considering the broad spectrum of infection and the potential complications associated with Bartonella spp., the infection should be considered by physicians more frequently among the differential diagnoses of idiopathic conditions. Health professionals and researchers often neglected this diseases.
Subject: Bartonella
Pele - doenças
Country: Brasil
Editor: Elsevier
Rights: Aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.abd.2019.09.024
Address: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0365-05962019000500594
Date Issue: 2019
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