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March 1992

Peripapillary Angiomatosis Associated With Cat-Scratch Neuroretinitis

Author Affiliations

Dallas, Tex

Arch Ophthalmol. 1992;110(3):323. doi:10.1001/archopht.1992.01080150021012

Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is a systemic disorder with a variety of presentations. We report a case of neuroretinitis with an unusual infiltrative angiomatous lesion associated with other common manifestations of CSD.

Report of a Case.  —A 22-year-old man presented with a 5-day history of retrobulbar pain and decreased vision in the right eye. He had sustained a cat bite in the left hand 1 month before presentation and reported episodic fever, night sweats, chills, fatigue, and malaise. The patient had recently immigrated from Morocco and denied any history of tick bites, arthralgias, or rashes.A complete review of systems showed no abnormalities. The results of the physical examination

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