Journal Article

Portal Vein and Bone Involvement in Disseminated Cat-Scratch Disease: Report of 2 Cases

Michael Ruess, Anna Sander, Matthias Brandis and Reinhard Berner

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 31, issue 3, pages 818-821
Published in print September 2000 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online September 2000 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/314029
Portal Vein and Bone Involvement in Disseminated Cat-Scratch Disease: Report of 2 Cases

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Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is a common cause of regional lymphadenopathy. We describe 2 children with an unusual presentation of disseminated CSD, the first one presenting with persistent fever, multilocular abscesses in liver and spleen as well as osteolytic lesions in the lumbar spine and the second one with portal vein thrombosis and severe ascites.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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