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is two spots of petchiae on toddlers neck something to be concerned about? occipital nodes swollen. he recently got scratched by our kitten. related?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Unlikely: Seems to be more likely a viral illness. Cat scratch disease often causes node swelling on anterior neck or under armpit.

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