Cat-Scratch Disease malady
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MedlinePlus:33 Cat scratch disease (csd) is an illness caused by the bacterium bartonella henselae. almost half of all cats carry the infection at some point. the infection does not make cats sick. however, the scratch or bite of an infected cat can cause symptoms in people, including swollen lymph nodes, especially around the head, neck, and upper limbs fever headache fatigue poor appetite for people with weak immune systems, csd may cause more serious problems. the best way to avoid csd is to avoid rough play with cats that could lead to scratches or bites. if you do get a scratch or bite, wash it well with soap and water. if the bite or scratch gets infected or if you have symptoms of csd, call your doctor. centers for disease control and prevention
MalaCards based summary: Cat-Scratch Disease, also known as bartonellosis due to bartonella henselae infection, is related to neuroretinitis and osteomyelitis, and has symptoms including An important gene associated with Cat-Scratch Disease is HTRA1 (HtrA serine peptidase 1). Affiliated tissues include lymph node, lymph node and skin.
Disease Ontology:8 A primary bacterial infectious disease that results in infection located in lymph node, has material basis in bartonella henselae or has material basis in bartonella clarridgeiae, which are transmitted by scratch or bite of a kitten, or transmitted by contact of animal's saliva with an eye or through broken skin. the infection has symptom regional lymphadenopathy, has symptom headache, has symptom chills, has symptom backache, and has symptom abdominal pain.
NIH Rare Diseases:42 Cat scratch disease is¬†an infectious illness caused by the bacteria bartonella. it is believed to be transmitted by cat scratches, bites, or exposure to cat saliva. this self-limiting infectious disease¬†is characterized by¬†swelling and pain in the lymph nodes.¬†although cat-scratch disease usually subsides without treatment, antibiotic and/or antimicrobial therapy may speed recovery. last updated: 3/4/2009
CDC:3 Bartonella bacteria cause several diseases in humans. The three most common are cat scratch disease, caused by B. henselae; trench fever, caused by B. quintana; and Carri√≥n's disease, caused by¬†B. bacilliformis.
Wikipedia:65 Cat-scratch disease (CSD), also known as cat-scratch fever,Teeny\'s disease,inoculation... more...
Cat-Scratch Disease, Aliases & Descriptions:
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Global: Rare diseases, Infectious diseases
Anatomical: Immune diseases
ICD10: 26 25
Rare infectious diseases
Characteristics (Orphanet epidemiological data):48
Inheritance: Sporadic; Prevalence: 1-9/100000; Age of onset: Adulthood
MalaCards organs/tissues related to Cat-Scratch Disease:32
Lymph node, Skin, Eye, Bone, Testes, Breast, Liver, Bone marrow, Kidney, Spleen, Colon, T cells, Endothelial, Neutrophil
FMA organs/tissues related to Cat-Scratch Disease:14
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