Infection

, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 480–484

Bacillary Angiomatosis in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Case Report

Abstract

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.

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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Infectious Diseases DivisionNational Naval Medical CenterBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Naval Medical Research Unit 3CairoEgypt
  3. 3.Orlando Regional Medical CenterOrlandoUSA

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