Definition of cat scratch fever in English:

cat scratch fever

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(also cat scratch disease)

noun

[mass noun]
  • An infectious disease occurring after a scratch by a cat’s claw, a splinter, or a thorn.
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    • In some cases, inflamed lymph nodes may be a sign of more serious diseases, such as tuberculosis, rabbit fever, cat scratch disease and sexually transmitted diseases.
    • Central irregular hyperechogenic areas, blurred margins and central necrosis were most frequent in bacterial, tuberculous and cat scratch disease.
    • All of these complications of cat scratch disease usually resolve without any lasting illness.

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