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Bacterial Skin Infections

Picture of Bartonellosis

Picture of Bartonellosis

The photo depicts a child with Bartonella infection (cat scratch disease). The child has enlarged lymph nodes (adenopathy) in the armpit (axilla) that developed on the same side of the body after being scratched by a cat on the back of the hand.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: CDC.gov: "Bartonella Infection (Cat Scratch Disease, Trench Fever, and Carrion's Disease) Symptoms"