Published in AIDS Weekly, April 29th, 1996
The case history of this patient is described by Dr. Young B. Huh and colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "This case highlights a new treatable cause of diarrhea and intestinal bleeding in patients with AIDS," Huh wrote.
The most common form of bacillary angiomatosis is cutaneous bacillary angiomatosis. Bartonella henselae infection has been previously seen in lymph nodes, liver and other organs, but this is the first report of Bartonella infection in the colon.
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