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174 Possible Causes for Cervical Lymphadenopathy, Large Ears

  • Common Cold

    Infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever) : presents with persistent severe sore throat, fever, cervical lymphadenopathy and malaise; it is particularly common in teenagers[patient.info] When there is a large effusion, tympanocentesis may hasten the resolution process by decreasing the sterile effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anterior cervical lymphadenopathy is common in bacterial pharyngitis and difficulty in swallowing may be present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tonsillitis

    The case emphasises the importance of having a high index of suspicion for Kawasaki syndrome in children presenting with tonsillitis and cervical lymphadenopathy who do not[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] tonsils with tonsillitis Untreated strep throat may lead to heart and kidney problems, middle ear infection, lung infection, or infection of the covering of the brain and[stlouischildrens.org] In the differential diagnosis of cervical lymphadenopathy in patients with frequent episodes of tonsillitis, Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease should be taken into account.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis

    On physical exam, she has anterior cervical lymphadenopathy and patchy tonsillar exudates and swelling.[medbullets.com] […] tonsils with tonsillitis Untreated strep throat may lead to heart and kidney problems, middle ear infection, lung infection or infection of the covering of the brain and[childrensnational.org] Posterior cervical lymphadenopathy is common in patients with infectious mononucleosis, and its absence makes the diagnosis much less likely.[aafp.org]

  • Otitis Externa

    Lymphadenopathy of the postauricular, preauricular, and lateral cervical lymph nodes.[clinicaladvisor.com] Using the chisel close to the ear drum can cause a rupture of the ear drum. The front wall of the ear canal borders the jaw joint - temporomandibular joint (TMJ).[web.archive.org] Lymphadenopathy – Postauricular, preauricular, and lateral cervical lymph nodes. Facial paralysis, cranial nerve abnormalities, vertigo, or sensorineural hearing loss.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    A physical exam can easily identify key findings of tonsillitis - cervical lymphadenopathy and hypertrophy of the tonsils with exudative content.[symptoma.com] When the adenoids swell up (usually when the tonsils are also large), they can block the Eustachian tube, which goes from the back of the throat to the middle ear.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] The most common presentations are cervical lymphadenopathy, oro-oesophageal candidiasis and otitis media.[patient.info]

  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

    The children had near-normal calcitonin levels, and none had sonographic evidence of suspicious thyroid nodules or cervical lymphadenopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These may include: a large mass in the neck pain in the neck, jaw, or ear choking sensations People with cancer that has spread to the nerves that control the vocal cords[medicalnewstoday.com] Patients with advanced MTC may complain of pain in the neck, jaw, or ear.[thyroid.org]

  • Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma

    Common modes of presentation of follicular thyroid carcinoma include a solitary thyroid nodule and cervical lymphadenopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In these cases, patients may complain of pain in the neck, jaw, or ear.[thyroid.org] There were no cervical lymphadenopathy or neck masses.[jpmsonline.com]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Abrupt-onset headache, nausea and vomiting, and cervical lymphadenopathy are more commonly seen with streptococcal infections.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Phytolacca : Especially indicated in the follicular form, with pain at the root of the tongue or extending to the ears when swallowing.[ilovehomoeopathy.com] The parts are dark blue ; the tonsils are large and blue, and there is intense dryness, smarting and burning in the throat Ignatia : It is almost specific in follicular tonsillitis[ilovehomoeopathy.com]

  • Differentiated Thyroid Gland Carcinoma

    Cervical lymphadenopathy and a large, painful mass may distinguish thyroid cancer from benign nodular lesions.[symptoma.com] In these cases, patients may complain of pain in the neck, jaw, or ear.[thyroid.org] lymphadenopathy and an enlarged thyroid.[nejm.org]

  • Sarcoidosis

    Pathological analysis of the cervical epidural mass demonstrated a reactive inflammatory cell process.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of calcium salts within the skin) pruritus (itch) Specific lesions show granulomas on histology ( microscopic examination of a skin biopsy ) and include: lupus pernio : large[dermnetnz.org] Peripheral lymphadenopathy is very common, particularly involving the cervical (the most common head and neck manifestation of the disease), axillary, epitrochlear, and inguinal[en.wikipedia.org]

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