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Cat Scratch Disease (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

Cat scratch disease, CSD, cat scratch fever, Bartonella henselae, cat bite, bacteria, Bartonella infection, scratch, kitten, fleas, self-limiting disease, papules, pustules, lymph nodes, fever, antibiotics, PCR test, Parinaud oculoglandular disease

Author and Editor

Author: Charles Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com


Last Editorial Review: 5/21/2009

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