What is the symptoms of cat scratch disease (CSD) in immunocompromised patients?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Infection of immunocompromised patients with the same organism leads to a very different disease, bacillary angiomatosis-peliosis. This disease is characterized by angioproliferative lesions resembling those of Kaposi sarcoma in the skin, liver, spleen, bone, and other organs.


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