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14 Possible Causes for Febrile Convulsions, Palatal Petechiae

  • Scarlet Fever

    Using paracetamol in children or babies does not reduce the risk of febrile convulsions.[patient.info] 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] The throat will be a bright red , but sometimes may just have red spots on the back of the throat or palate, called palatal petechiae .[ourmed.org]

  • 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]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] of the palate and a scarlatiniform rash.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] nodes ( 1 cm) Absence of conjunctivitis, cough, and rhinorrhea, which are symptoms that may suggest viral illness [2] Less common findings in streptococcal pharyngitis are petechiae[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Viral Exanthem

    Roseola - Wikipedia In rare cases, this can cause febrile convulsions (also known as febrile seizures or "fever fits") due to the sudden rise in body temperature, but in many[bloginfinitylifestyle.xyz] 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] 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

    […] for the management of febrile convulsions in Japan.[doi.org] 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] […] subitum). 13 of 23 patients 1 year, 19 of 79 patients with first febrile convulsion, and 2 of 15 with second convulsion were infected with HHV-6.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rubella

    Higher rates of fever and febrile convulsions compared to MMR /-V have been reported when used as first dose but not when used as the second of a measles containing vaccine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs There may be petechiae on the soft palate (Forchheimer's sign) but this is not diagnostic for rubella.[patient.info] The 5%-7% of children who have either a personal history of convulsions or a parent or sibling with history of convulsions may be at increased risk for febrile convulsions[web.archive.org]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    There are associated febrile convulsions The RTI causes an exacerbation of asthma Summary Table Infection Causes Presentation Treatment Info Common cold (coryza) Viral.[almostadoctor.co.uk] petechiae–popularly, “doughnut lesions,” tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy, and occasionally a scarlatiniform rash; pharyngeal or palatal vesicles and ulcers (herpangina[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] confusion and somnolence Physical exam Common cold–nasal voice, macerated skin over the nostrils, inflamed nasal mucosa; GABHS-related pharyngitis–pharyngeal erythema/exudate, palatal[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Skin Atrophy

    Hypohidrosis in the affected areas, heat intolerance, and febrile convulsions were noted in infancy and childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] on soft palate Erythematous, maculopapular, discrete rash (often fever present) that begins on head and spreads to involve trunk and extremities, petechiae on soft palate[quizlet.com] Erythema nodosum, pyoderma gangrenosum Erythematous, maculopapular, discrete rash (often fever present) that begins on head and spreads to involve trunk and extremities, petechiae[quizlet.com]

  • Legionella Meningoencephalitis

    See also Fluids in Meningitis guideline Lumbar Puncture Guideline CSF Interpretation Meningococcal infection Febrile Child under 3 years Afebrile convulsion guideline Background[rch.org.au] petechiae, HA, vomiting, scarlatiniform rash ( scarlet fever) History/PE of atypical streptoccocal pharyngitis Coryza, hoarseness, rhinorrhea, cough, conjunctivitis, anterior[quizlet.com] […] β-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes History/PE of typical streptoccocal pharyngitis Fever, sore throat, pharyngeal erythema, tonsillar exudate, cervical lymphdenopathy, soft palate[quizlet.com]

  • Fixed Eruption

    These medications include Antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, certain painkillers, anti-convulsants, chemotherapy drugs, psychotropics, diuretics, and iodine.[ozarkderm.com] Petechiae on the soft palate before the rash. Low fever. Erythema infectiosum (slapped cheek syndrome or fifth disease) - caused by parvovirus B19.[patient.info] Differential Diagnosis (Other conditions with similar appearance) Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis Measles Contact Dermatitis Pityriasis rosea Erythema Psoriasis Rubella[ozarkderm.com]

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