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Decreased visual acuity after a cat scratch

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 31 March 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n552
  1. Lijun Zhou, attending ophthalmologist,
  2. Xiangbin Kong, professor
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Affiliated Foshan Hospital, Southern Medical University, Foshan, 528000, China
  1. Correspondence to: X Kong xiangbin_kong{at}

This is a fundus colour photograph of the eye of a woman in her 40s with neuroretinitis caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae (fig 1).

Fig 1

The patient presented with a …

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