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58 Possible Causes for Enlarged Pharyngeal Tonsils

  • Sinusitis

    Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) affects 12.5% of the US population. On epidemiologic grounds, some association has been found between CRS prevalence and air pollution, active cigarette smoking, secondhand smoke exposure, perennial allergic rhinitis, and gastroesophageal reflux. The majority of pediatric and adult patients[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1H

    BACKGROUND: Hip dysplasia is common in patients with Hurler syndrome (HS). However, its prevalence and optimal management is not yet clear because of the rarity of the disease and the prior short life span of these patients. Recent advances in the management of these children using allogeneic hematopoietic cell[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parosmia

    Neuroscience. 2011 Mar 17;177:177-82. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.01.016. Epub 2011 Jan 14. Author information 1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany. Thomas.Bitter@med.uni-jena.de Abstract Parosmia is a common olfactory disorder. In this condition, odors are perceived in a[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    Pharyngitis/tonsillitis—this is caused by both bacterial and viral organisms, with sore throat often accompanied by fever, headache, and other symptoms, with or without enlarged[oxfordmedicine.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Pharyngitis/tonsillitis—this is caused by both bacterial and viral organisms, with sore throat often accompanied by fever, headache, and other symptoms, with or without enlarged[oxfordmedicine.com]

  • Tonsillitis

    What are the symptoms of pharyngitis and tonsillitis? Symptoms can occur a bit differently in each child.[childrensnational.org] What are the symptoms of pharyngitis and tonsillitis in a child? Symptoms can occur a bit differently in each child.[urmc.rochester.edu] Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, typically of rapid onset. It is a type of pharyngitis.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    Surgery Surgery should be considered when the patients have frequent episodes of pharyngitis or when the persistently enlarged tonsils cause chronic upper airway obstruction[symptoma.com] C) Throat soreness Signs and symptoms of Viral Pharyngitis caused by Epstein-Barr virus may include: Headaches Throat soreness Enlarged tonsils Enlarged lymph nodes in the[dovemed.com] A fever above 101ºF (38.3ºC) Red and enlarged tonsils Tender or swollen lymph glands in the neck No signs of a viral infection (such as a cough, runny nose, or irritation[flu.emedtv.com]

  • Stomatitis

    Occasionally, there also may be exudate (white patches on the tonsils) and usually the lymph nodes in the neck are enlarged (adenitis).[rheumatology.org] This syndrome includes recurrent episodes of fever with aphthous stomatitis (mouth sores) and pharyngitis (sore throat with redness).[rheumatology.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Pharyngitis Physical findings of pharyngitis include erythema, edema, and swelling of the pharynx. The tonsils are enlarged, and a grayish white exudate may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] The incubation period of 2 to 5 days is followed by chills and fever, fiery red pharyngeal mucosa, small crypt abscesses in enlarged tonsils, and a bright red tongue with[histopathology-india.net] […] thick pus-like fluid around the tonsils fever and chills enlarged and tender lymph nodes in and around the neck vomiting and abdominal complaints, particularly in children[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    A physical examination is remarkable for diffuse pharyngeal erythema with moderately enlarged tonsils and the presence of several enlarged, tender anterior and posterior cervical[dx.doi.org]

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