Cat Scratch Disease

(Cat scratch fever) Cat-scratch disease is a caused by Bartonella henselae infection. The symptoms consist of local and regional lymphadenitis. The diagnosis is made clinically and confirmed by biopsy or serologic tests. The therapy consists of local application of heat, analgesics and sometimes antibiotics. (See also overview of infections caused by Bartonella.) Cat-scratch disease is a caused by Bartonella henselae infection. The symptoms consist of local and regional lymphadenitis. The…

September 3, 2018
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