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104 Possible Causes for Drooling, Neck Mass, Odynophagia, Trismus

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Glastonbury, The ABCs (Airway, Blood Vessels, and Compartments) of Pediatric Neck Infections and Masses, American Journal of Roentgenology, 10.2214/AJR.15.15812, 206, 5, ([dx.doi.org] Two groups were compared based on time to oral intake, grade of trismus, pain severity and duration of hospitalization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children younger than 5 years who present with poor oral intake, high fever, drooling, and trismus should be suspected of having a peritonsillar abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is the most common complication of acute tonsillitis resulting in fever, unilateral sore throat, odynophagia and trismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    Healy GB (1989) Inflammatory neck masses in children: a comparison of computed tomography, ultrasound, and magnatic resonance imaging.[doi.org] Trismus is minimal.[msdmanuals.com] […] with drooling Differential Phlegmon (no other real differential in the context of fever and drooling) Discussion In young children, infection may spread to the parapharyngeal[mirc.luriechildrens.org] Examination found trismus, through which a lateral pharyngeal bulge could be observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ludwig's Angina

    Mass. ( 25606258 ) Mohamad I....Rahman R. 2012 33 Ludwig's Angina - An emergency: A case report with literature review. ( 23225990 ) Candamourty R....Kumar G.S. 2012 34 An[malacards.org] The vocal cords were visualized in all ten patients following deep inhalational anesthesia to relieve trismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Statistics from Altmetric.com Accident & Emergency Anaesthetics Dentistry Infectious Diseases Ent A 3-year-old boy presented with a 3-day history of fever, swelling in his neck, drooling[adc.bmj.com] […] extraction or dental abscess; it can also complicate mandibular fractures, foreign body or laceration of the floor of the mouth, tongue piercings Signs / symptoms : dysphagia, odynophagia[emergucate.com]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    Clinical manifestations can be variable but the most common features are fever, neck pain, neck lymphoadenopathy, neck mass, torticollis, neck stiffness, drooling, dysphagia[moh-it.pure.elsevier.com] The presenting symptoms, for all patients, were fever, odynophagia, torticollis, and trismus, and the clinical examination showed bulging of the posterior wall of the oropharynx[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Snap Shot A 5-year-old boy presents to the ED with fever, neck pain, drooling and a muffled voice.[step2.medbullets.com] A case of tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess is described here presenting with odynophagia and Horner's syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Worsening sore throat, dysphagia, poor oral intake, neck pain or neck mass, fever, trismus and increased irritability in young children are highly suspicious for PTA.[clinicaladvisor.com] Drainage under general anesthesia may be needed for Severe trismus Young, uncooperative patients Impending airway compromise, enlarging masses Steroids Solu-Medrol 125mg IV[fprmed.com] Symptoms include difficulty swallowing, drooling, facial/neck swelling, fever, muffled voice, fever, tender glands, severe sore throat, and difficulty opening the mouth.[healthresearchfunding.org] A 19-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 10-day history of intermittent odynophagia, voice changes, and fever.[nejm.org]

  • Tonsillitis

    The tonsils are the two masses of tissue on either side of the back of the throat.[web.archive.org] Patients with pain predominantly on one side, trismus (reduced mouth opening) and a hot-potato voice may have a peritonsillar abscess.[entsho.com] Recurrent: several episodes of acute tonsillitis within a year Chronic: ongoing sore throat halitosis, and tender cervical nodes Peritonsillar abscess: sever sore throat, fever, drooling[entshadygrove.com] We report a case of an otherwise healthy man who presented with dysphagia, odynophagia and neck pain following a sore throat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    […] includes older age, a body mass index of over 25.0 kg/m 2, and the presence of diabetes mellitus, epiglottic cyst, or pneumonia, at admission.[emedicine.com] On admission the patient was ill and severely distressed, sitting in the upright position, drooling saliva, showing severe inspiratory stridor, hyperventilation, but no trismus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other important clinical factors to consider are odynophagia, drooling, hoarseness, muffled voice, dyspnoea, swelling of the posterior side of the epiglottis and a high WBC[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anyone with the airway disaster triad and trismus or painful face/neck swelling might have a deep neck space infection .[entsho.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    In rare cases, excessive drooling, inability to open the mouth, stiff neck, large neck mass, or bulging of the tonsil or surrounding tissues.[cmg-pc.com] . – Local complications: Peritonsillar abscess: fever, intense pain, hoarse voice, trismus (limitation of mouth opening), unilateral deviation of the uvula. – In all cases[medicalguidelines.msf.org] If your child’s sore throat is severe and includes difficulty swallowing or breathing, drooling, stiff neck or neck swelling, call 911 or your local emergency number.[childrensnational.org] Six clinical symptom scores, such as the severity of itchy throat, hoarseness, pain, odynophagia, cough and otalgia were evaluated in chronic pharyngitis patients after the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    In the setting of a patient presenting with a neck mass, ultrasound and ultrasound-guided final needle aspiration with cytology are invaluable.[radiopaedia.org] Mucosal ulcerations, leukoplakia, nerve palsies, trismus, halithosis, otalgia and pain, depending on the site and location of the tumor may be encountered.[symptoma.com] […] larynx, and trachea Hypopharyngeal and supraglottic tumors may be responsible of dysphagia, change in quality of voice, foreign body sensation in the throat, haemoptysis, and odynophagia[atlasgeneticsoncology.org] If an adult has a neck mass that does not go away, a needle biopsy and/or CT scan may be necessary to diagnose the cause.[entnet.org]

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  • Carcinoma of the Mouth

    mass due to metastatic lymphadenopathy May have discomfort or pain under the mobile tongue, difficulty with protraction or swallowing, speech impairment Grading Grade 1:[pathologyoutlines.com] Trismus is an ominous sign because it probably indicates involvement of the parapharyngeal space.[patient.info] Other symptoms include: A sore on the lip that doesn't heal Persistent lip pain or lip numbness A lump or thickening on the lip A white or red patch on the lip A neck mass[cancercenter.com] .  Trismus due to damage to the muscles and joints of the jaw and neck.  Hypovascularization (reduction in blood vessels and blood supply.  Affect other forms of dental[slideshare.net]

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