A patient’s apnoea is discovered by his “owner”
We report the case of a 72-year-old man who presented to his general practitioner with cat scratch — not cat-scratch disease, but trauma to the face and nose caused by repeated savage night-time attacks perpetrated by none other than his trusty loyal cat. The patient had a history of stable coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, diabetic neuropathy and hypertension.
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