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Bartonella henselae/Bacillary angiomatosis: wrist X ray
A radiograph of the wrist demonstrates cortical bone erosion of the radius with active periostitis, adjacent to the vascular soft-tissue mass.
Jane E. Koehler, MD, University of California San Francisco. Reprinted with permission from Koehler JE, et al. Cutaneous vascular lesions and disseminated cat-scratch disease in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex. Ann Intern Med 1988;109:449-455.
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HIV and Bartonella