The following symptoms were excerpted from Diagnostic Hints And Treatment Guidelines For Lyme And Other Tick Borne Illnesses, by Joseph J. Burrascano Jr., M.D. (Fifteenth Edition 2008).
(Bartonellosis, also known as cat scratch fever)
Spread by bites from infected ticks and in utero
abnormal liver enzymes
hemolysis with anemia
papular or angiomatous rash
weakened immune response
*Many patients with Bartonella complain of the bottoms of their feet beings sore, especially when they first stand up in the morning.
We want to note that Bartonella is not the only condition that can cause these stretch mark like rashes. If your child has this you may also want to look into the following conditions also.