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Disease Cat-Scratch Disease

Name Cat-Scratch Disease
Synonyms Catscratch Disease | Cat Scratch Disease | Disease, Catscratch | Disease, Cat-Scratch | Inoculation Lymphoreticuloses | Inoculation Lymphoreticulosis | Inoculative Lymphoreticuloses | Inoculative Lymphoreticulosis | Lymphoreticuloses, Inoculation | Lymphoreticuloses, Inoculative | Lymphoreticulosis, Inoculation | Lymphoreticulosis, Inoculative
Definition A self-limiting bacterial infection of the regional lymph nodes caused by AFIPIA felis, a gram-negative bacterium recently identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and by BARTONELLA HENSELAE. It usually arises one or more weeks following a feline scratch, with raised inflammatory nodules at the site of the scratch being the primary symptom.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Lymphatic disease
MeSH® ID D002372
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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Bartonellaceae Infections Bartonella Infections Cat-Scratch Disease
2. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cat-Scratch Disease
3. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphadenitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cat-Scratch Disease

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