Case Report


, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 480-484

First online:

Bacillary Angiomatosis in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

  • K. PetersenAffiliated withInfectious Diseases Division, National Naval Medical Center Email author 
  • , K. C. EarhartAffiliated withNaval Medical Research Unit 3
  • , M. R. WallaceAffiliated withOrlando Regional Medical Center

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Bacillary angiomatosis is a cutaneous or visceral infection with Bartonella henselae or Bartonella quintana. Cases usually occur in HIV infected individuals. We present a 60-year-old man with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and neutropenic fever caused by bacillary angiomatosis. The nine BA cases in oncology patients are reviewed.