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Bartonella henselae/Bacillary angiomatosis: hepatosplenomegaly in peliosis hepatis

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A CT scan of the abdomen shows hepatosplenomegaly with numerous low-density hepatic parenchymal lesions in addition to pelvic ascites and pulmonary effusions. Peliosis hepatis was demonstrated on histopathologic examination of a liver specimen.

Credits

Jane E. Koehler, MD, University of California San Francisco

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