Cat-scratch disease: Otolaryngologic manifestations and management.


OBJECTIVE The bacteria Bartonella henselae has been known as the principal causative agent of cat-scratch disease (CSD) since 1992. It is an important cause of infectious lymphadenopathies in the head and neck. Nevertheless, CSD often remains unrecognized in cases of cervicofacial lymph node enlargement. STUDY DESIGN Between January 1997 and May 2003, we… (More)


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