Red eye in cat lovers

Case series of Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome

Munirah Abd Rashid, Teik June Ling, Mushawiahti Mustapha, Hazlita Mohd Isa

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Abstract

Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome (POS) is an atypical manifestation of cat-scratch disease. Many reported cases of POS are secondary from Bartonella henselae but none has been reported from Southeast Asian region. This case series report two cases of POS. Both cases presented with unilateral granulomatous conjunctivitis and ipsilateral periauricular lymph node swelling. Both had positive history of contact with cats. One patient was treated with oral ciprofloxacin for two weeks while the another patient was treated with oral azithromycin for six weeks. Both cases recovered well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)746-748
Number of pages3
JournalAsian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease
Volume6
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2016

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Ocular Motility Disorders
Cats
Bartonella henselae
Cat-Scratch Disease
Azithromycin
Conjunctivitis
Ciprofloxacin
Lymph Nodes

Keywords

  • Bartonella henselae
  • Cat-scratch disease
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Lymph nodes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Red eye in cat lovers : Case series of Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome. / Rashid, Munirah Abd; Ling, Teik June; Mustapha, Mushawiahti; Mohd Isa, Hazlita.

In: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, Vol. 6, No. 9, 01.09.2016, p. 746-748.

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