When was the spectrum of catscratch disease (CSD) first detailed?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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In 1967, Carithers published the first thorough review of the world's literature on CSD, which included 567 references and detailed the manifold clinical presentations. This landmark publication of a series of 1200 cases evaluated by a single observer put the varied clinical presentations into perspective and provided the first realistic analysis of the spectrum of disease. [3]

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