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105 Possible Causes for Cervical Lymphadenopathy, Recurrent/Chronic Respiratory Infections

  • Common Cold

    Infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever) : presents with persistent severe sore throat, fever, cervical lymphadenopathy and malaise; it is particularly common in teenagers[] […] tract infection).[] Anterior cervical lymphadenopathy is common in bacterial pharyngitis and difficulty in swallowing may be present.[]

  • 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[] QUESTION Which illness is known as a viral upper respiratory tract infection? See Answer What causes tonsillitis and adenoid infections?[] In the differential diagnosis of cervical lymphadenopathy in patients with frequent episodes of tonsillitis, Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease should be taken into account.[]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    A physical exam can easily identify key findings of tonsillitis - cervical lymphadenopathy and hypertrophy of the tonsils with exudative content.[] Stanley PJ, Carbo G, Cole PJ (1984) Serum IgG subclasses in chronic and recurrent respiratory infections. Clin Exp Immunol 58:703–708 PubMed Google Scholar 16.[] The most common presentations are cervical lymphadenopathy, oro-oesophageal candidiasis and otitis media.[]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    lymphadenopathy 25 % Daytime nap 3 times per week, 30 % Muscle weakness, 90 % Axillary lymph nodes 10 % Impaired concentration, 90 % Cold peripheries in moderate, severe[] A longitudinal study of the relationship between psychological distress and recurrence of upper respiratory tract infections in chronic fatigue syndrome.[] Natural killer cells and natural killer cell activity in chronic fatigue syndrome. Am J Med 1998; 105 : 27S–34S. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] Faulkner S, Smith A.[]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Abrupt-onset headache, nausea and vomiting, and cervical lymphadenopathy are more commonly seen with streptococcal infections.[] infections of the upper respiratory tract].[] lymphadenopathy Aphthous stomatitis Unknown Ulcers on anterior oral mucosa Usually no systemic symptoms Herpangina Coxsackie A virus Herpes-like oral lesions: multiple 1-[]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    All viral upper respiratory tract infections can cause cervical lymphadenopathy.[] […] tract infection).[] lymphadenopathy, and occasionally a scarlatiniform rash; pharyngeal or palatal vesicles and ulcers (herpangina) suggest enteroviral or herpetic pharyngitis; pharyngeal exudates[]

  • Actinomycosis

    Cervical infection due to tuberculosis or a fungal infection, such as coccidioidomycosis, usually presents with matted cervical lymphadenopathy ( 8 ).[] A 65-year-old man was referred to the respiratory clinic with recurrent chest infections on a background of stage 3 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.[] Trismus may be prominent early in the patient's course; however, cervical lymphadenopathy is uncommon.[]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    The cervical lymphadenopathy disappeared and no relapses were found during the subsequent follow up.[] Usually, this space remains tightly closed, but when retropharyngeal lymph nodes recede by the age of 5, children with recurrent upper respiratory infections, or those with[] lymphadenopathy.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Anterior cervical lymphadenopathy is seen with viral and bacterial infections.[] […] tract infection).[] Her throat appeared to have erythematous, swollen tonsils, greater on the left with left-sided cervical lymphadenopathy and diffuse, painful swelling.[]

  • Inguinal Lymphadenopathy

    Kimura's disease (KD), mostly seen in young Asian boys, typically manifests with subcutaneous lesions and cervical lymphadenopathy.[] Clinicians should include CVID among their differentials where recurrent respiratory tract infections with lymphadenopathy is present (bearing in mind that haematological[] (neck) Axillary lymphadenopathy Axillary lymphadenopathy (large armpit lymph nodes) Cervical lymphadenopathy Cervical lymphadenopathy (large neck lymph nodes) Diffuse lymphadenopathy[]

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