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154 Possible Causes for Exudative Pharyngitis

  • Pharyngitis

    On physical examination fever (39.2 degrees C), exudative pharyngitis, tenderness and swelling in the left anterior cervical area were noted.[] Pharyngitis may not be a prominent complaint. HIV-1: This is associated with pharyngeal edema and erythema, common aphthous ulcers, and a rarity of exudates.[] Marvez-Valls EG, Ernst AA, Gray J, Johnson WD (1998) The role of betamethasone in the treatment of acute exudative pharyngitis.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Pharyngitis may be severe, painful, and exudative and may resemble streptococcal pharyngitis.[] Differential diagnosis Exudative pharyngitis is commonly confused with group A streptococcal pharyngitis.[] Characteristic clinical features of EBV IM include bilateral upper lid edema, exudative or nonexudative pharyngitis, bilateral posterior cervical adenopathy, and splenomegaly[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Exudative pharyngitis and tonsillitis may be seen with mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), while exudates are uncommon in rhinoviral, coxsackievirus, and herpes[] […] simplex virus (HSV) pharyngitis.[] Exudates may occur in half the patients with adenovirus infections.[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    […] carriage of GGS occurs in up to 23% of humans. 2 Symptoms of pharyngitis range from a mild upper respiratory tract infection with coryza to exudative pharyngitis accompanied[] The manifestations of pharyngitis are variable, from mild discomfort at swallowing to exudative pharyngitis with high fever.[] 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.[]

  • Otitis Media

    Marvez-Valls EG, Ernst AA, Gray J, Johnson WD (1998) The role of betamethasone in the treatment of acute exudative pharyngitis.[] Tasar A, Yanturali S, Topacoglu H, Ersoy G, Unverir P, Sarikaya S (2008) Clinical efficacy of dexamethasone for acute exudative pharyngitis.[] O’Brien JF, Meade JL, Falk JL (1993) Dexamethasone as adjuvant therapy for severe acute pharyngitis. Ann Emerg Med 22:212–215 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 23.[]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Abstract The classic triad of fever, pharyngeal exudate and tender anterior cervical adenopathy is present in only 15 percent of cases of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal[] The triad of fever, pharyngeal exudate and anterior cervical adenopathy is present in only 15 percent of cases.[7] Exudate occurs in fewer than 50 percent of patients with[] exudates, and cervical lymphadenopathy.[]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Acute ulcerative tonsillitis Acute viral tonsillitis Adenoiditis Bacterial tonsillitis Exudative pharyngitis Follicular tonsillitis Gangrenous pharyngitis Gangrenous pharyngitis[] […] tonsillitis Acute follicular tonsillitis Acute follicular tonsillitis (disorder) Acute gangrenous pharyngitis Major Diagnostic Categories M.D.C MDC Category Not Assigned[] Acute tonsillitis (Approximate Flag) Synonyms Acute adenoiditis Acute catarrhal tonsillitis Acute erythematous tonsillitis Acute follicular tonsillitis Acute gangrenous pharyngitis[]

  • Tularemia

    Tularemia: an unappreciated cause of exudative pharyngitis. Pediatrics 1976 Dec;58(6):864-6 [ Abstract ] Urich SK, Petersen JM.[] pharyngitis or tonsillitis; abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting; cervical lymphadenopathy; diarrhea; gastrointestinal bleeding Intestinal tularemia - Abdominal pain, vomiting[] […] tularemia - Unilateral conjunctivitis, corneal ulceration, lymphadenopathy, photophobia, lacrimation, lid edema, vision loss (rare) Oropharyngeal tularemia - Stomatitis and exudative[]

  • Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

    The onset is sudden, with malaise, sore throat, exudative pharyngitis, and a low-grade fever.[] Of the child cases, one had congenital cardiac disease , one had recent undergone a major dental treatment and one had an episode of non-exudative pharyngitis two weeks prior[] Figure 1 Pharyngeal pseudomembrane. Epithelium is absent; at one side, inflammatory exudate extends to underlying muscle. Hematoxylin-eosin staining.[]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    […] of nonstreptococcal exudative pharyngitis among children under 3 years; more severe diseases include laryngitis, croup, bronchiolitis, or severe pneumonia; a syndrome of[] […] with tonsillar exudates and cervical adenitis.[] Health Hazard: PATHOGENICITY: Varies in clinical manifestation and severity; symptoms include fever, rhinitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, cough and conjunctivitis; common cause[]

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