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38 Possible Causes for Exanthema, Palatal Petechiae

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Amoxicillin-induced exanthema in young adults with infectious mononucleosis: Demonstration of drug-specific lymphocyte reactivity . Br J Dermatol 2002 ; 147: 1166 – 70 .[dx.doi.org] Pharyngeal inflammation and palatal petechiae are more common in adolescents.[aafp.org]

  • Scarlet Fever

    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[fpnotebook.com] (By Afag Azizova (own work) via Wikimedia Commons) Differential diagnosis [ 9 , 12 ] Other viral exanthema: Erythema infectosum (or fifth disease) Measles Rubella Roseola[patient.info] (By Afag Azizova (own work) via Wikimedia Commons) Differential diagnosis [ 9, 12 ] Other viral exanthema: Erythema infectosum (or fifth disease) Measles Rubella Roseola Other[patient.info]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[patient.info]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[patient.info]

  • 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.[drplace.com] On clinical examination, patients with group A strep pharyngitis usually have Pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema Tonsillar hypertrophy with or without exudates Palatal petechiae[cdc.gov] Palatal petechiae and scarlatiniform rash are highly specific but uncommon; a swollen uvula is sometimes noted.[aafp.org]

  • Rubella

    Signs There may be petechiae on the soft palate (Forchheimer's sign) but this is not diagnostic for rubella.[patient.info] Other viral illnesses, such as mumps, exanthema subitum, postvaccination encephalitis, and infection with HSV, VZV, and CMV, should be considered and ruled out by appropriate[aao.org]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    Two species of HHV-6 are recognised: HHV-6B is considered the causative agent of sixth disease (exanthema subitum or roseola infantum [ 21 ]), while little is known about[doi.org]

  • Viral Exanthem

    Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) can also present as lymph node enlargement, yellow or gray tonsillar pseudomembrane, palatal petechiae, maculopapular or petechial eruption, splenomegaly[visualdx.com] A little baby body cover with roseola infantum, exanthema subitum, sixth disease. human herpesvirus type 6(HHV6), human herpesvirus type 7 (HHV7).[shutterstock.com] However, it is difficult to determine the exact cause of the exanthema.[hbj.sg]

  • Pityriasis Circinata

    Papular pityriasis rosea Purpuric pityriasis rosea ( Figure 2 ) has also been reported and may be associated with palatal petechiae. Figure 2.[dermatologyadvisor.com] , Judith Ogiez , Lucie Ogiez , Enagnon Kazali Alidjinou , Mouna Lazrek , Anny Dewilde , Didier Hober Abstract Pityriasis rosea (PR) usually presents as acute exanthema with[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Papular pityriasis rosea Purpuric pityriasis rosea (Figure 2) has also been reported and may be associated with palatal petechiae. Figure 2.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Exanthema Subitum

    Exanthema subitum occurs in children less than 2 years of age, with most patients presenting in infancy.[symptoma.com] On occasion a nonspecific enanthem ( Forscheimer's spots) of pinpoint red macules and petechiae can be seen over the soft palate and uvula just before or with the exanthem[atsu.edu] exanthema subitum-like rash without fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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