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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[emedicine.medscape.com] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[emedicine.medscape.com] […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scarlet Fever

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

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] impetigo. 21,22 Figure 6.[ahcmedia.com] It is an important cause of pharyngitis, impetigo, cellulitis and necrotising fasciitis.[dermnetnz.org]

  • 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[mrsaidblog.com] Staphylococcus aureus is the causative pathogen of bullous impetigo; β-hemolytic Streptococcus spp., mainly Streptococcus pyogenes, cause non-bullous impetigo.[symptoma.com] Cellulitis is a diffuse inflammation of connective tissue with severe inflammation of dermal and subcutaneous layers of the skin.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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[mbio.asm.org] Abstract Streptococcus pyogenes (the Lancefield group A streptococcus) is a cause of pharyngitis and impetigo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Drug-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes: a case report of pyoderma and cellulitis. Microbiologia Medica , 32 (3).[pagepressjournals.org]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

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

  • 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.[whonamedit.com] impetigo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinicopathologic features in our 3 cases best correspond to a widespread giant cellulitis-like form of Sweet syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Impetigo

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

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    […] the tonsil.[healthhype.com] 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[anaerobicinfections.blogspot.com] This case demonstrates the rare but potentially fatal condition of synergistic necrotizing cellulitis of the head and neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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