ID#: 22328
The right hand of this patient displayed a lesion on the thenar eminence, that was caused by the scratch of a cat, resulting in the patient acquiring a cat-scratch fever infection. This illness is caused by the bacterium, Bartonella henselae, formerly Rochalimaea henselae.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Sellers, Grady Hospital
Creation Date: 1964
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