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October 1983

Cat-Scratch Disease Associated With an Osteolytic Lesion

Author Affiliations

From the Jacksonville (Fla) Health Education Programs, University of Florida.

Am J Dis Child. 1983;137(10):968-970. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1983.02140360032011

• Lytic bone involvement accompanying cat-scratch disease has been described previously in three patients. I observed a fourth patient with this pathologic condition and noted variations among the four patients. To my knowledge, this patient is the first in whom extension from an involved lymph node to a bone was direct.

(Am J Dis Child 1983;137:968-970)