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46 Possible Causes for Diphtheria, Palatal Petechiae

  • Pharyngitis

    May form thick coat in back of throat Vaccine is part of the standard childhood vaccination schedule Also part of TdaP vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis)[] Tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae are seen in GAS infections and infectious mononucleosis.[] Case fatality rates for noncutaneous diphtheria (5 to 10 percent) have remained constant for the past five decades. 23 Diphtheria pharyngitis has recently (March 2001) been[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    This case highlights the difficulties in the clinical diagnosis of diphtheria in partially immunized individuals, and for the management and control of diphtheria in developing[] Infectious mononucleosis should be suspected in patients 10 to 30 years of age who present with sore throat and significant fatigue, palatal petechiae, posterior cervical[] Pharyngeal inflammation and palatal petechiae are more common in adolescents.[]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Physical examination may reveal erythema and swelling of the pharynx, enlarged and erythematous tonsils, tonsillar exudate and palatal petechiae.[] On clinical examination, patients with group A strep pharyngitis usually have Pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema Tonsillar hypertrophy with or without exudates Palatal petechiae[] Palatal petechiae and scarlatiniform rash are highly specific but uncommon; a swollen uvula is sometimes noted.[]

  • Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Abstract A confirmed case of diphtheria has not been reported in Papua New Guinea for many years, though it should be considered dormant rather than extinct.[] In children with sore throat, the presence of a scarlatiniform rash (likelihood ratio [LR], 3.91; 95% CI, 2.00-7.62), palatal petechiae (LR, 2.69; CI, 1.92-3.77), pharyngeal[] Scarlatiniform rash and palatal petechiae are very specific but are rarely seen in streptococcal pharyngitis.[]

  • Tonsillitis

    Scarlet fever, diphtheria and trench mouth may also produce acute tonsillitis.[] petechiae; cervical lymphadenitis; rash; conjunctivitis; anterior stomatitis; discreet ulcers.[] Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, and Chlamydia pneumoniae rarely cause acute pharyngitis.[]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    A vaccine for pertussis has been developed and is in use in combination with diphtheria and tetanus vaccines for infants. It is shown to have nearly 90% efficacy.[]

  • Scarlet Fever

    […] present a case that illustrates the distinctive clinical spectrum of A. hemolyticum infections that may be confused with drug allergy, group A streptococcal scarlet fever, diphtheria[] Petechiae may be present Strawberry Tongue Fine Papule s on Tongue surface Tongue dorsum may appear with a white exudate and projecting edematous papillae Rash Onset with[] KEYWORDS: Childhood evacuation; England and Wales; World War II; diphtheria; scarlet fever[]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    Scarlet fever, diphtheria and trench mouth may also produce acute tonsillitis.[] Fever, adenopathy, palatal petechiae, and exudates are somewhat more common with GABHS than with viral tonsillopharyngitis, but there is much overlap.[] Sometimes chronic tonsillitis precede scarlet fever, measles, diphtheria.[]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Herberton, on the Atherton Tableland, who developed subacute bacterial endocarditis, with 6 blood cultures at different times growing a non-toxigenic strain of Corynebacterium diphtheriae[] Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[]

  • Rubella

    […] to compare rates of hospital admissions for infections between children aged 2 years who received live MMR vaccine and those who received an inactivated vaccine against diphtheria[] Signs There may be petechiae on the soft palate (Forchheimer's sign) but this is not diagnostic for rubella.[] Doctors push HPV vaccine," 9 July 2018 Other diseases — such as measles, rubella, diphtheria — became very, very rare. — Austin Frakt, New York Times, "It Saves Lives.[]

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