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purpura

[′pər·pyə·rə]
(medicine)
Spontaneous hemorrhages into tissues such as joints, skin, and mucosal surfaces.
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Bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus: Clinical characteristics in a case-control study.
This finding confirmed the diagnosis of splenic hemangiomatosis as opposed to lymphangiomatosis or peliosis.
11) Parinaud's (oculoglandular) syndrome, encephalitis, hepatitis, osteomyelitis, and endocarditis have been observed in immunocompetent patients, and bacillary angiomatosis, bacillary peliosis, and relapsing bacteremia with fever syndrome have been seen in immunocompromised patients.
Long-term use of anabolic steroids can lead to cardiovascular problems, neurologic disorders, and liver diseases such as peliosis hepatis, cholestasis, or hepatic tumors.
The American College of Sports Medicine believes that the most serious of these disorders are peliosis hepatis (the formation of blood-filled cysts) and liver tumors.
henselae, the predominantly identified species, has been associated with cat scratch disease, peliosis hepatis, and bacillary angiomatosis in humans.
4,5) Other forms of endothelial injury can be seen, including venoocclusive disease, peliosis hepatis, sinusoidal dilatation, and perisinusoidal fibrosis.
24,46) Other hepatic effects seen with AAS abuse include peliosis hepatis (which can also occur with replacement doses), hepatocellular adenoma, and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Oral contraceptives can also produce another type of vascular lesion called peliosis hepatitis, in which weakening of sinusoidal membranes leads to the development of blood-filled sacs within the hepatic parenchyma [117,118].
In recent years, bartonellosis has also been recognized as a group of emerging zoonotic infectious diseases comprised of at least a dozen species of the genus Bartonella, which can cause cat-scratch fever, trench fever, bacillary angiomatosis, and peliosis hepatitis.
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The clinical disorders associated with such agents are represented by immunosuppression-related bacillary angiomatosis and peliosis, verruga peruana of Carrion disease (bartonellosis), and cat-scratch disease.