Cat inflicted eye injury in a child - Borkar D, Avendano P.
Ocular injuries, especially corneal abrasions are a common phenomenon noted in the pediatric emergency department. Most of these are minor injuries and are well described in literature. However, there is very limited data on corneal cat scratch injuries an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

InFocus: The More You Learn about Cat Scratch Disease, the More Confusing It Gets
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - December 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: InFocus Source Type: news

How Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa Treated?
Discussion Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a recurrent, chronic inflammatory disease of the hair follicles particularly in the apocrine gland-bearing areas of the axilla, inguinal, perianal, mammary and inframammary areas. Onset is usually after puberty, in the early 20s. It is more common in females than males. Prevalence is estimated to be 0.05- 4.1%. It can be associated with premature adrenarche, metabolic syndrome and obesity. The lesions are often pruritic, painful, and with malodorous purulent drainage. It often begins with comedomes and tender nodules, and can easily progress to painful abscesses with purulent f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 25, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Week That Wasn't: Birth Control Patch, Only-Child Obesity, Cat Scratch Sepsis The Week That Wasn't: Birth Control Patch, Only-Child Obesity, Cat Scratch Sepsis
Three medical stories that we didn ' t cover, explained.Medscape (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Zulresso OK'd; Toad Venom Psychedelic; Cat Scratch Psychosis?
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - March 20, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is cat scratch fever?
DEAR MAYO CLINIC:?My cat scratched me while I was trimming his claws and the wound later became infected. Are cat scratches a special concern? ANSWER:?A bite or scratch from a cat carries particular risks, and infection is common. Cat scratch disease (or cat scratch fever) is a specific type of bacterial infection that occurs when [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 15, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Belgian man left unable to get erection after cat scratch
Belgian doctors found the patient had 'cat-scratch disease' after various tests. It is caused by bacteria called Bartonella henselae, which can be found in the mouth and claws of cats. (stock) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man left unable to get erection after cat scratch
Belgian doctors found the patient had 'cat-scratch disease' after various tests. It is caused by a bacteria called Bartonella henselae, which can be found in the mouth and claws of cats. (stock) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Summer Safety Tips Every Dog Owner Should Know
By Anthea Levi Warmer months don’t just bring sunshine — they can also present serious health hazards for our favorite furry friends. “Summer is the busiest time of year in the veterinary ER,” says Justine Lee, DVM, a board-certified veterinary emergency critical care specialist in Minneapolis. “Pet owners are jogging, picnicking, and enjoying the outdoors, and unfortunately we see more animals experience trauma because of it.” Follow this advice so your dog has a safer summer. Nix ticks and fleas Ticks, fleas and mosquitoes are much more common this time of year, and they cause all...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cat-scratch penetrating globe injury with inadvertent fistula and hypotony - Peiris TJ, Khouri AS.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cat Scratch Disease
Cat scratch disease is an infection transmitted by cat scratches and bites. The lesion is usually small and less than 1 cm in length. It is normally a benign, self-limiting illness lasting for about 6-12 weeks. It is caused by an exposure to bartonella henselae bacteria. Scratches or bites from an infected cat can cause symptoms in people including swollen and draining lymph nodes, fever, fatigue and headache. Swollen, tender, or hard lymph nodes could be confused with a soft tissue tumor. Regional Lymphadenopathy (main clinical feature) These areas of lymph node concentration include cervical nodes, axillary node...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cat-Scratch Fever Is Making Thousands Of People Sick, CDC Finds
ATLANTA (CBS) – Americans love their feline friends, but there is a danger that some cat owners may not know about. A new study from the Centers For Disease Control highlights the risks of “cat-scratch disease,” also known as cat-scratch fever. According to the CDC, there are 12,500 Americans diagnosed with the disease every year, and 500 of those cases are serious enough to require hospitalization. Cat-scratch fever is caused by the bacteria Bartonella henselae, which is spread by fleas. It can be transmitted to humans through scratches and possibly bites, researchers says. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Image...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Cats Source Type: news

Kitten lovers beware: CDC warns of cat-scratch disease risk
Though extremely rare, experts say the condition can make humans sick and may even turn fatal (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calm Down, Cuddling With A Kitten Probably Won't Kill You
If there’s one thing the internet loves more than cat videos, it’s scaremongering headlines about how your cat could kill you. This phenomenon was out in full force this week, with headlines like “Cuddling your cute, fuzzy kitten could spell certain doom,” and “Cuddling a kitten could kill you, study finds.” These unnerving warnings referred to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report about the U.S. prevalence of cat-scratch disease, a bacterial infection that people can contract from cats. But the idea that simply petting your cat carries a major risk of death is a far cr...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calm Down, Cuddling With A Kitten Probably Won't Kill You
If there’s one thing the internet loves more than cat videos, it’s scaremongering headlines about how your cat could kill you. This phenomenon was out in full force this week, with headlines like “Cuddling your cute, fuzzy kitten could spell certain doom,” and “Cuddling a kitten could kill you, study finds.” These unnerving warnings referred to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report about the U.S. prevalence of cat-scratch disease, a bacterial infection that people can contract from cats. But the idea that simply petting your cat carries a major risk of death is a far cr...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 21, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news