Pathology of peliosis.

  title={Pathology of peliosis.},
  author={Michael Tsokos and Andreas Erbersdobler},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={149 1},
Peliosis is a pathological entity characterized by the gross appearance of multiple cyst-like, blood-filled cavities within parenchymatous organs. Peliosis has been related to several underlying debilitating illnesses such as tuberculosis, hematological malignancies, the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), and post-transplant immunodeficiency, as well as intravenous drug abuse, chronic alcoholism, and in conjunction with the intake of oral contraceptives or steroids. The classical… CONTINUE READING
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