Bacillary angiomatosis (BA) is a life-threatening infection caused by gram-negative organisms of the genus Bartonella that can be cured with appropriate therapy. The clinical manifestations of this infection are diverse, and a high index of suspicion and histopathologic analysis are often required to make the diagnosis.1
Article InformationCorresponding Author: Carrie L. Kovarik, MD, Department of Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3600 Spruce St, 2 Maloney Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Published Online: July 30, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.9128.
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