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243 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.[] A 3-year-old child with idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome (IHES) presented with sore throat and pharyngeal exudate.[] Classic physical findings include fever, cervical adenopathy, and posterior pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema and exudates.[]

  • 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.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    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[] Various other symptoms are categorized in TABLE 1 . 1,2,4 Pharyngitis may produce pharyngeal inflammation and exudates.[]

  • 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[] Modified Centor Criteria for Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis Clinical finding Points Absence of cough 1 Age 3 to 14 years 1 15 to 45 years 0 Older than 45 years –1 Anterior cervical[] […] simplex virus (HSV) pharyngitis.[]

  • Tularemia

    Oropharyngeal: The oropharyngeal form can present with stomatitis or an exudative pharyngitis or tonsillitis. There may also be ulcers and cervical lymphadenopathy.[]

  • 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[] […] with tonsillar exudates and cervical adenitis.[]

  • 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.[]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    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[] Epidemiologic evidence for Lancefield group C beta-hemolytic streptococci as a cause of exudative pharyngitis in college students. J Clin Microbiol 1997 ;35: 1 - 4 3.[] 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    […] tonsillitis Acute viral tonsillitis Adenoiditis Bacterial tonsillitis Exudative pharyngitis Follicular tonsillitis Gangrenous pharyngitis Gangrenous pharyngitis Gangrenous[] […] tonsillitis Acute follicular tonsillitis Acute follicular tonsillitis (disorder) Acute gangrenous pharyngitis Major Diagnostic Categories M.D.C MDC Category Not Assigned[] Acute Catarrhal Pharyngitis. This is an acute exudative inflammation of the mucous lining of the pharynx.[]

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