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93 Possible Causes for Drooling, Neck Pain, Trismus

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    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] Clinical findings at presentation were: fever (93%), cervical lymphadenopathy (93%), neck pain (90%), torticollis (74%), odynophagia (64%), trismus (32%), drooling (22%) and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ludwig's Angina

    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] Painful neck swelling, tooth pain, dysphagia, dyspnea, fever, and malaise are the most common complaints.[emblog.mayo.edu]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    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] OBJECTIVE: To present a case of an uncommon presentation of cellulitis of the neck as benign neck pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Two groups were compared based on time to oral intake, grade of trismus, pain severity and duration of hospitalization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: 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] We present a seven-year-old child who was admitted to hospital with neck pain and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    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] Neck pain associated with tender, swollen lymph nodes, referred ear pain and foul breath are also common.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    […] worsens DysphagiaDysphagia High feverHigh fever Ipsilateral throat, ear & possibly neck painIpsilateral throat, ear & possibly neck pain  Physical ExamPhysical Exam  Trismus[de.slideshare.net] 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] Two days later he complained of right-sided neck pain and a palpable mass was identified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tetanus

    When a patient presents with trismus and paralysis of one or more cranial nerves, cephalic tetanus should be included in the differential diagnosis.[doi.org] Further symptoms include: Breathing problems Drooling Excessive sweating Fever Hand/foot spasms Irritability Swallowing difficulty Uncontrolled urination, defecation What[ccchd.com] […] to swallow, excessive salivation and neck pain.[doi.org]

  • Lemierre Syndrome

    Abstract A 51-year-old woman was hospitalized with a high fever, occipital pain, blepharoptosis, and trismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As well as a painful abscess (up to the size of a walnut) and sore throat, patients with quinsy may have trouble swallowing, which can lead to drooling, bad breath and an[dailymail.co.uk] Abstract After returning from Thailand, a 23-year-old Japanese man was admitted because of fever, sore throat, neck pain, and chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Torticollis

    Dystonic reactions cause acute muscle spasms of certain muscle groups often resulting in torticollis, trismus, fixed upper gaze, grimace, clenched jaw, and difficulty with[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients with respiratory compromise, stridor, or drooling should have emergent evaluation and management.[emedicine.com] Nonspecific neck pain Symptoms of nonspecific neck pain vary with different physical activities and over time.[patient.info]

  • Tonsillectomy

    Four weeks after the surgery the patient was readmitted because of progressive swallowing, trismus, and worsening headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs of obstructive sleep apnea may include, snoring, restless sleep, mouth breathing, drooling at night, bed wetting, morning irritability, night terrors, poor daytime attention[stonybrookmedicine.edu] Although it is rare, patients are advised to seek treatment early if any neck pain or fever persists. Early diagnosis is important for better treatment outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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