-Caused by Staph and Strep infections.
-caused by MRSA is more serious.
-infected with Pasteurella multocida.
Watch for bone and joint infection.
-Irrigate copiously. Treat with Amoxicillin Clavunate.
Most common on extremities.
Only 5 percent develop infection.
CAT SCRATCH DISEASE
-Regional lymphadenopathy; Don’t incise; Self-Limiting Disease
Erythema migrans: Rash with classic bull’s eye. Treat with Doxycycline.
Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi
Transmitted by Deer tick.
Cranial neuropathy: 7th nerve. Lymphocytic meningitis.
Cardiac disease: think A-V block.