Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome


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Related to Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome: oculoglandular tularemia
A self-limited regional lymphadenitis of children/adolescents, caused by close contact with or being scratched by household pets; 95% are due to cats—especially kittens—5% to dogs Epidemiology ± 22,000/year—US 2,000 hospitalizations; most cases occur in those under age 20, more common in men, often in fall and winter; fleas may be vectors
Agent Bartonella henselae, formerly Rochalimaea henselae
Diagnosis History, indirect fluorescence
Management Gentamycin, ciprofloxacin
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Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome

Conjunctivitis with palpable preauricular lymph nodes.
See also: Parinaud, Henri
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The physician referred her to an ophthalmologist, who elicited history of a recent cat scratch and prescribed doxycycline for suspected Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome secondary to cat-scratch fever.