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281 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.[] Erythematous or exudative pharyngitis may also be associated with gonococcal or primary HIV infection.[] In addition to exudative pharyngitis, it is often accompanied by disseminated lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly.[]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    […] of nonstreptococcal exudative pharyngitis among children under 3 years; more severe diseases include laryngitis, croup, bronchiolitis, or severe pneumonia; a syndrome of[] In some series of hospitalized children with documented adenoviral infection high fever, leukocytosis and exudative pharyngitis resembling bacterial infection has been observed[] Most symptomatic infections occur in children and cause fever and upper respiratory symptoms, including pharyngitis, otitis media, cough, and exudative tonsillitis with cervical[]

  • 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.[] Exudative pharyngitis, anterior cervical lymphadenopathy, and fever may be clinically indistinguishable from those caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococci.[]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Acute ulcerative tonsillitis Acute viral tonsillitis Adenoiditis Bacterial tonsillitis Exudative pharyngitis Follicular tonsillitis Gangrenous pharyngitis Gangrenous pharyngitis[] Sore throat Pharyngeal erythema More common in viral pharyngitis: nasal congestion, coryza, and hoarseness More common in bacterial pharyngitis: fever, tonsillar exudate,[] […] tonsillitis Acute follicular tonsillitis Acute follicular tonsillitis (disorder) Acute gangrenous pharyngitis Major Diagnostic Categories M.D.C MDC Category Not Assigned[]

  • Herpes Simplex Infection

    pharyngitis frequently absent - lymphadenopathy less common Heterophile antibody negative - IgM class antibody that agglutinate RBC from certain species like sheep Infects[] The vesicles rupture to form ulcerative lesions with grayish exudates on the tonsils and the posterior pharynx.[] pharyngitis Fever malaise and rash can appear if mistakenly treated with ampicillin War b/w infected B cells and the T cell response - pharyngitis due to respond to infected[]

  • Leukemia

    Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that begins in the bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft tissue in the center of the bones, where blood cells are produced. The term leukemia means white blood. White blood cells (leukocytes) are used by the body to fight infections and other foreign substances. Leukocytes are[…][]

  • Agranulocytosis

    Agranulocytosis is a condition which is characterized by decrease in the neutrophil count below 100/mL of blood. These blood cells play a key role in the elimination of pathogens. Initial signs and symptoms of agranulocytosis include onset of sudden fever accompanied by chills with development of weakness in hands and[…][]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    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[] 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[] exudates, and cervical lymphadenopathy.[]

  • Measles

    Koplik spots consist of serous exudate and proliferation of endothelial cells similar to those in the skin lesions.[] A general inflammatory reaction of the buccal and pharyngeal mucosa extends into the lymphoid tissue and the tracheobronchial mucous membrane. 19. Pathogenesis (cont.)[]

  • Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

    Vincent angina is diagnosed using a gentian violet-stained smear of the pharyngeal exudate, which demonstrates the presence of Fusobacterium and spirochetes.[]

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