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169 Possible Causes for Fever, Palatal Petechiae

  • Pharyngitis

    Tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae are seen in GAS infections and infectious mononucleosis.[web.archive.org] Most of these children have undergone workup(s) for sepsis performed by their pediatricians because of the associated high fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is much more likely to have pharyngeal and tonsillar inflammation (mucosal erythema and edema), palatal petechiae, well-demarcated pharyngeal/tonsillar exudates ( Figure[empendium.com]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    […] period of 1-14 days, whereas rhinitis, fever, and cervical lymphadenopathy are typical for pharyngoconjunctival fever (PCF).[symptoma.com] The elder brother developed a high fever and was diagnosed with HAdV infection with an immunochromatographic kit for HAdV (IC-kit).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pharyngoconjunctival fever is a specific presentation of adenovirus infection, manifested as: high fever that lasts 4–5 days pharyngitis (sore throat) conjunctivitis (inflamed[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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] Glandular fever mostly affects teenagers and young adults.[nhs.uk] 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] Scarlet fever has no vaccine available.[symptoma.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]

  • 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] Fever may be absent in elderly or immunocompromised patients.[symptoma.com] Typically the presentation is silent, with persistent fever and positive blood cultures being the only consistent findings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] antibodies reactive with streptococcal peptidoglycan-polysaccharide complexes (PG-PS) have been estimated by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in patients with acute rheumatic fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Currently, the most common of these is petechiae.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    […] the soft and hard palate [ 16 Vaisman B, Medina AC, Ramirez G.[benthamopen.com] Here, we describe a previously healthy adolescent who presented with fever, influenza-like symptoms and acute onset of generalized petechiae and active oral mucosa bleeding[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] year-old Colombian woman with past history of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) presented to the emergency room with two days of global headache, arthralgia, myalgia, and low level fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Physical examination may reveal erythema and swelling of the pharynx, enlarged and erythematous tonsils, tonsillar exudate and palatal petechiae.[drplace.com] The results suggest that T4 may be associated with a high incidence of scarlet fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Rituximab was well tolerated, with two fever episodes following infusion and two reports of skin rash.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient, an immunocompromised child with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura, presented with fever, cough, perioral cyanosis, bilateral lower lobe rales, and low O2[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Side effects of treatment included fever and a flu-like syndrome, which were usually present during the first 14 days of therapy only.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rubella

    Signs There may be petechiae on the soft palate (Forchheimer's sign) but this is not diagnostic for rubella.[patient.info] Fever and skin rash lasted for more than three weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most frequent solicited local adverse event after MMRV vaccine is redness, and fever is the most common solicited general symptom.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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