Spontaneous onset of complex regional pain syndrome Type I in a woman infected with Bartonella koehlerae.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

After a short-term fever, complex regional pain syndrome, characterized by hyperalgesia, intermittent swelling, erythema and cyanosis of both feet, was diagnosed in a female veterinarian. The woman was infected with Bartonella koehlerae and she was also Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii seroreactive. Having failed other treatments, symptoms resolved following initiation of antibiotics.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vera, CP; Maggi, RG; Woods, CW; Mascarelli, PE; Breitschwerdt, EB

Published Date

  • April 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 203 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 101 - 107

PubMed ID

  • 24323298

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1432-1831

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00430-013-0320-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany