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Atypical Cat-Scratch Disease in Children: Report of Seven Presentations Ranging From Hepatosplenic Disease to Horner Syndrome

Olivier Gilliaux 1 , Valerie Ghilain 2 , Dimitri van der Linden 2 , Jean Philippe Stalens 3 , Catherine Heijmans 4 , Jacques Louis 5 , Christiane Vermylen 2 and Christophe F. Chantrain 6 , *
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Hôpital Civil Marie Curie, Charleroi, Belgium
2 Department of Pediatrics, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Brussels, Belgium
3 Department of Pediatrics Centre, Centre hospitalier Wallonie Picarde, Tournai, Belgium
4 Department of Pediatrics, Centre hospitalier de Jolimont, Haine-Saint-Paul, Belgium
5 Department of Pediatrics, Grand hôpital de Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium
6 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Clinique de l’Espérance, Centre Hospitalier Chrétien, Montegnée, Belgium
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: January 01, 2016, 4 (1); e28272
  • Published Online: January 2, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 28, 2015
  • Accepted: April 30, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.28272

To Cite: Gilliaux O, Ghilain V, van der Linden D, Stalens J P, Heijmans C, et al. Atypical Cat-Scratch Disease in Children: Report of Seven Presentations Ranging From Hepatosplenic Disease to Horner Syndrome, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2016 ; 4(1):e28272. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.28272.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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