A 48-year-old member asked:
does cat scratch disease give you an enlarged spleen?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 25 years experience
It is possible: Spleenomegaly can be present in 10-15% of patients with cat scratch disease/fever.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Cat scratch disease & enlarged spleen, how are they related?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Likely: About half of children have hepatomegaly or splenomegaly; the liver may be tender to palpation. Many of the patients with visceral involvement have no accompanying peripheral adenopathy.
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Last updated Apr 16, 2013
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