Catscratch Disease: eMedicine Dermatology

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Catscratch Disease: eMedicine Dermatology

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Overview: Catscratch disease (CSD), also known as catscratch fever or subacute regional lymphadenitis, is caused by infection with the gram-negative bacillus Bartonella henselae. Typically a benign and self-limited disease in patients who are immunocompetent, only a small ...

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Most Recently Shared on April 17, 2010 at 9:13 pm By:

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Catscratch fever is an actual disease caused by an infection transmitted via cat scratch. Learn more about it. http://bit.ly/d6ssFP

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Fogo Selvagem: eMedicine Dermatology

emedicine.medscape.com — “Overview: Fogo selvagem (FS), or endemic pemphigus foliaceus (PF), is an autoimmune, organ-specific blistering disease, in which autoantibodies specific for desmoglein 1 may lead to acantholysis (ie, cell-cell detachment). Desmoglein 1 is a glycoprotein that belongs to ...View full resource at emedicine.medscape.com

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Dermatologist give a diagnosis of Fogo selvagem (pemphigus foliaceus)? Learn what it is & the causes. http://bit.ly/cNobM7

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Urticaria, Chronic: eMedicine Dermatology

emedicine.medscape.com — “Overview: Chronic urticaria, defined as urticaria that persists for longer than 6 weeks, is a frustrating condition for both patients and caregivers. Urticaria is not a single disease but a reaction pattern that represents cutaneous mast cell ...View full resource at emedicine.medscape.com

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Most Recently Shared on April 14, 2010 at 4:18 am By:

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Chronic urticaria (hives) that last more than 6 weeks can be frustrating. What are treatment options? http://bit.ly/cl0KPX

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