(also cat scratch disease)
An infectious disease occurring after a scratch by a cat’s claw, a splinter, or a thorn.
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: cat scratch fever
Definition of cat scratch fever in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.