Fever, bone pain and erectile dysfunction. Where is the cat?

Quentin Trefois, Jean Christophe Marot, Halil Yildiz, Gregoire Wieers

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Cat-scratch disease is due to Bartonella henselae and commonly presents as a localised papular lesion with regional lymphadenopathy. We report the case of a young man suffering general symptoms and dysautonomy characterised by an erectile dysfunction due to an invasive cat-scratch disease. He was successfully treated by tetracyclines during 3 weeks.

Original languageEnglish
Article number221397
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • infections
  • infectious diseases


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