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Bacillary Angiomatosis Summary

Description: A reactive vascular proliferation that is characterized by the multiple tumor-like lesions in skin, bone, brain, and other organs. Bacillary angiomatosis is caused by infection with gram-negative Bartonella bacilli (such as BARTONELLA HENSELAE), and is often seen in AIDS patients and other IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOSTS.

Also Known As: Angiomatosis, Bacillary; Angiomatosis, Bacillary Epithelioid; Angiomatoses, Bacillary; Angiomatoses, Bacillary Epithelioid; Angiomatoses, Epithelioid Show All >>

Networked: 72 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Bacillary Angiomatosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 6 results : IBA
  2. Erythromycin (Erycette) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 66 Generic
  3. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 7 results : IBA
  4. Clarithromycin (Biaxin) : 5 results : FDA 22 Generic
  5. Collagen : 3 results : IBA
  6. Tufted angioma : 3 results : IBA
  7. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 2 results : IBA
  8. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 2 results : FDA 20 Generic
  9. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 2 results : IBA
  10. Hemin (Panhematin) : 2 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Bacillary Angiomatosis

  1. Kaposi Sarcoma (Kaposi's Sarcoma)
  2. Infection
  3. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  4. Cat-Scratch Disease
  5. Pyogenic Granuloma
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Key Therapies for Bacillary Angiomatosis

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 7 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 results
  3. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 1 result
  4. Organ Transplantation : 1 result
  5. Autologous Transplantation : 1 result
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