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52 Possible Causes for Enlarged Submandibular Lymph Gland

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    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 or auricular adenopathy, marked adenopathy, or inguinal adenopathy. An atypical lymphocytosis of at least 20 percent or atypical lymphocytosis of[…][]

  • Herpes Labialis

    Abstract Recurrent herpes labialis is a painful and potentially disfiguring infection affecting an estimated 40 million people in the US alone. The majority of recurrences are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. Various oral and topical formulations of nucleoside analogues have demonstrated efficacy for this[…][]

  • Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

    Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the more common type of Herpes simplex virus. Some 3.7 billion people around the world are infected with HSV-1, with the majority of them being unaware of their carrier status because most infections are asymptomatic. Patients who do develop symptoms typically suffer from[…][]

  • Lymphoma

    Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that occurs when lymphocytes--white blood cells that help protect the body from infection and disease--begin behaving abnormally. Abnormal lymphocytes may divide faster than normal cells or they may live longer than they are supposed to. Lymphoma may develop in many parts of[…][]

  • Sarcoidosis

    Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease, with genitourinary tract involvement being very rare (0.2% of all sarcoidosis cases). Genitourinary sarcoidosis may present with a scrotal mass with or without testicular pain, often mimicking epididymo-orchitis or malignancy. Only 8 cases of genitourinary sarcoidosis[…][]

  • Herpes Simplex Infection

    Nahmias, André J. (Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass.), and Sidney Kibrick. Inhibitory effect of heparin on herpes simplex virus. J. Bacteriol. 87:1060-1066. 1964.-A substance inhibitory to herpes simplex virus was observed during experiments with leukocyte cultures. The component in the cultures[…][]

  • Tumor of the Floor of the Mouth

    Right submandibular lymph nodes were enlarged to a size of approximately 1 cm, firm in consistency, tender and mobile.[] At this stage, the clinical provisional diagnosis of salivary gland malignancy was given and was graded as T 2 N 1 M 0.[] […] subsided considerably but was found to have appeared as an irregular, reddish, nodular growth measuring about 1 to 2 cm, located anterior to the opening of the salivary gland[]

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    Sjögren's syndrome is a chronic inflammatory process that primarily involves the exocrine glands. Its clinical manifestations range from autoimmune exocrinopathy to extraglandular (systemic) involvement affecting the lungs, kidneys, blood vessels, and muscles; it can occur alone (primary Sjögren's syndrome) or in[…][]

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the commonest leukemia in western countries. The disease typically occurs in elderly patients and has a highly variable clinical course. Leukemic transformation is initiated by specific genomic alterations that impair apoptosis of clonal B cells. The diagnosis is established by blood[…][]

  • Cervical Lymphadenitis

    Abstract Mycobacterial cervical lymphadenitis, or scrofula, may be caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or the atypical mycobacteria. It is important to distinguish between tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis and atypical mycobacterial cervical lymphadenitis, since medical and surgical treatment of each of these[…][]

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