Bacillary angiomatosis: a treatable cause of acute psychiatric symptoms in human immunodeficiency virus infection.

@article{Baker1995BacillaryAA,
  title={Bacillary angiomatosis: a treatable cause of acute psychiatric symptoms in human immunodeficiency virus infection.},
  author={Jason Baker and R Ruiz-Rodriguez and Margot Whitfeld and V{\'e}ronique H{\'e}on and Timothy G. Berger},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={1995},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={
          161-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Bacillary angiomatosis is a systemic infection that has been most commonly reported in the setting of immunosuppression, especially human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease. METHOD We report two patients who had bacillary angiomatosis who presented with psychiatric symptoms. RESULTS The first patient presented with marked exacerbation of previous depressive disease. The second patient presented with new psychotic symptoms. In both cases psychiatric symptoms did not resolve… CONTINUE READING

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