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Nelson Textbook Of Pediatrics, 14th Ed.: Richard E. Behrman, Editor; W.B. Saunders Company, 1992. Pp. 863-864.

Diseases of The Nose, Throat, Ear, Head & Neck, 14th Ed.: John Jacob Ballenger; Lea & Febiger, 1991. P. 302.

Ophthalmology: Principles And Concepts, 7th Ed.: Frank W. Newell; Mosby Year Book, 1991. P. 230.

Clinical Dermatology, 2nd Ed.: Thomas P. Habif, Editor; The C.V. Mosby Company, 1990. P. 396.

Dictionary of Medical Syndromes, 3rd Ed.: Sergio I. Magalini, Sabina C. Magalini, and Giovanni de Francisci, Editors; J.B. Lippincott Company, 1990. Pp. 670, 684-685.

Antimicrobial Therapy For Parinaud's Oculoglandular Syndrome. M. Jackson et al.; CD ROM Version of Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (Feb 1992; II(2)). P. 402.

Cat-Scratch Adenitis. C.M. Ginsberg; CD ROM Version of Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (Sep/Oct 1984; 3(5)). P. 209.

Tsujine K, et al. Clinical implication of prolonged fever in children with cat scratch disease. J Infect Chemother. 2004;10:227-33.

Lamps LW, Scott MA. Cat-scratch disease: historic, clinical and pathologic perspectives. Am J Clin Pathol. 2004;121:S71-80.

Wheeler SW, et al. Cat-scratch encephalopathy. Neurology. 1997;49:876-8.

Zangwill KM, et al. Cat-scratch disease in Connecticut. N Eng J Med. 1993;329:8-13.

Holley Jr. HP. Successful treatment of cat-scratch disease with ciproflaxin. JAMA. 1991;265:1563-5.

Bogue CW, et al. Antibiotic therapy for cat-scratch disease? JAMA. :1989;262:813-6.

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