Korean J Ophthalmol > Volume 16(1); 2002 > Article
Korean Journal of Ophthalmology 2002;16(1):43-46.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3341/kjo.2002.16.1.43    Published online June 30, 2002.
Unilateral neuroretinitis and periparillary serous retinal detachment in cat-scratch disease.
A Osman Saatci, F Hakan Oner, Aydanur Kargi, Salih Kavukcu
Department of Ophthalmology, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey.
Abstract
Cat-scratch disease is a self-limited infection characterized by subacute regional lymphadenitis, which is usually preceded by a history of being scratched by a cat infected with the Bartonella species. Neuroretinitis, retinochoroiditis, isolated papillitis and peripapillary angiomatosis are features of posterior segment involvement. However, vision loss is very rare. We report a patient with cat-scratch disease associated with unilateral neuroretinitis and peripapillary serous retinal detachment, and discuss its fluorescein and indocyanine green angiographic features.
Key Words: cat-scratch disease;fluorescein angiography;indocyanine green angiography;neuroretinitis;retina;retinal detachment


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