Bacterial Infections

  • Author: Harjot K. Singh, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Bacillary angiomatosis can be confused with Kaposi’s sarcoma
    • Patients with lesions suspicious for Kaposi’s sarcoma should have a biopsy to confirm diagnosis
  • Differential diagnoses for Bartonella quintana include any condition that may present as a fever of unknown origin

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