What are unusual presentations of cat scratch disease (CSD)?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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An unusual presentation was experienced by 11.6% of the cohort. Of these, Parinaud oculoglandular syndrome (POS) was found in half the patients, followed in decreasing order of frequency by encephalopathy (2.3%), systemic disease (2%), erythema nodosum (0.6%), atypical pneumonia (0.2%), breast tumor (0.2%), and thrombocytopenic purpura (0.1%).


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