Bacillary Angiomatosis in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
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- Petersen, K., Earhart, K.C. & Wallace, M.R. Infection (2008) 36: 480. doi:10.1007/s15010-007-7012-0
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.