Cat Scratch Disease in a Renal Transplant Recipient

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Yalin S. F. , Sahin S., Yemisen M., Tuzuner N., Altiparmak M. R. , Seyahi N.

PROGRESS IN TRANSPLANTATION, cilt.26, sa.3, ss.227-230, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/1526924816654981
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.227-230


Cat scratch disease (CSD) is a disorder characterized by self-limited regional lymphadenopathy and fever. We reported a case of CSD in a kidney transplant recipient who presented with fever and lymphadenopathy. Lymph node biopsy demonstrated bacterial histiocytic lymphadenitis. The patient was diagnosed with CSD. Patient had good clinical improvement after treatment. Therefore, CSD should also be borne in mind for kidney recipients though CSD had been infrequently reported in this group.