Symptoms are not specific and correspond to Parinaud oculoglandular syndrome (1).
Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome attributable to an encounter with a wild rabbit.
The most frequently described manifestation is Parinaud oculoglandular syndrome
, which is characterized by eye redness, foreign body sensation and epiphora .
Parinaud's Oculoglandular Syndrome
occurs in 2%-3% of patients and is characterized by an ocular granuloma and conjunctivitis.
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.
Rarely observed atypical signs and symptoms include erythema nodosum, figurate erythemas, thrombocytopenic purpura, Perinaud's oculoglandular syndrome
, encephalopathy, hepatic granulomas, osteomyelitis, pulmonary disease, and optic neuritis (3).