How is suppuration treated in catscratch disease (CSD)?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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If suppuration occurs, lymph node aspiration may be required. Aspiration of suppurating nodes is both a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure. Repeated aspirations may be performed if pus reaccumulates and pain recurs.


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