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441 Possible Causes for Bullous Impetigo, Cellulitis, Tonsillitis

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The disease is characterized by fever, lymphadenopathy, and ulcers on the gingiva, lips, and tonsils.[] The characteristics of streptococcal impetigo lesions thus contrast with the classic bullous appearance of lesions that arise from impetigo due to phage group II Staphylococcus[] The results of the rapid antigen detection test for GAS (Strep A) taken at the PHCC were compared with the occurrence of peritonsillar abscess (PTA) and peritonsillar cellulitis[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    A previous case report of a non-smoker who started to vape and experienced a resolution of chronic tonsillitis proposed that this could be due to bactericidal effects of propylene[] More extensive or serious skin disease and bullous impetigo are treated with oral antistaphylococcal agents, as noted above. [11, 123, 124, 125, 126] Scalded skin syndrome[] […] year-old male patient who admitted for fever, respiratory distress and hip pain and was identified with necrotizing pneumonia with septic pulmonary embolism, psoas abscess, cellulitis[]

  • Scarlet Fever

    Scarlet fever consists of tonsillitis, a rash and raspberry tongue.[] Exotoxin-mediated streptococcal infections range from localized skin disorders (eg, bullous impetigo ) to the widespread eruption of scarlet fever to the uncommon but highly[] We report three cases of septic scarlet fever due to Streptococcus pyogenes Group A (serotype M1/T1/OF-) cellulitis in healthy young adults.[]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Pus on the tonsils was less common and strawberry tongue more common in patients with eruptions than in those without.[] impetigo. 21,22 Figure 6.[] It is an important cause of pharyngitis, impetigo, cellulitis and necrotising fasciitis.[]

  • Skin Infection

    […] inflammatory disease that effects the heart, joints, skin and brain), impetigo (skin infection), scarlet fever, puerperal fever, streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, strep throat, tonsillitis[] Staphylococcus aureus is the causative pathogen of bullous impetigo; β-hemolytic Streptococcus spp., mainly Streptococcus pyogenes, cause non-bullous impetigo.[] Cellulitis is a diffuse inflammation of connective tissue with severe inflammation of dermal and subcutaneous layers of the skin.[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes

    Furthermore, intracellular S. pyogenes was found in macrophage-like cells in eight (73%) tonsils and in epithelial cells in four (36%) tonsils from 11 asymptomatic S. pyogenes[] Abstract Streptococcus pyogenes (the Lancefield group A streptococcus) is a cause of pharyngitis and impetigo.[] Drug-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes: a case report of pyoderma and cellulitis. Microbiologia Medica , 32 (3).[]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Chills Headache, nausea, and vomiting Mild neck stiffness Appetite loss Swollen or enlarged lymph nodes in the neck Swollen, red tonsils.[] Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS) has long been recognized as a deadly pathogen with manifestations ranging from impetigo to necrotizing fasciitis.[] Infection other than meningitis was identified in 24% of all patients: pneumonia (six cases), cellulitis/adenitis (six cases), osteomyelitis/septic arthritis (five cases),[]

  • Sweet Syndrome

    Febrile upper respiratory tract infection, tonsillitis, or influenza like illness often precede the appearance of skin lesions. Occurs mainly in middle-aged women.[] impetigo.[] The clinicopathologic features in our 3 cases best correspond to a widespread giant cellulitis-like form of Sweet syndrome.[]

  • Impetigo

    S. pyogenes strains that cause impetigo differ in several respects from those usually associated with tonsillitis and pharyngitis.[] Generalized bullous impetigo is uncommon in healthy and term neonates.[] Rheumatic fever can be a complication of streptococcal pharyngitis or tonsillitis, but it does not occur after skin infections.[]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    […] the tonsil.[] The most common bacterial organisms causing acute unilateral infection associated with facial trauma or impetigo are S. aureus and GABHS. 10-12 Other causes include Bartonella[] This case demonstrates the rare but potentially fatal condition of synergistic necrotizing cellulitis of the head and neck.[]

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