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147 Possible Causes for Fever, Palatal Petechiae

  • Pharyngitis

    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] Most of these children have undergone workup(s) for sepsis performed by their pediatricians because of the associated high fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Palatal petechiae and thick white/purple exudate can often be present. Splenomegaly and/or hepatomegaly can be present in more than 50% of patients.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Pharyngeal inflammation and palatal petechiae are more common in adolescents.[aafp.org] You don't usually get glandular fever more than once.[nhs.uk] Petechiae on the soft palate are also common.[symptoma.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    petechiae, and tender anterior cervical adenopathy than are children with pharyngitis arising from other etiologies.[emedicine.medscape.com] This dogma is based on an accumulated body of epidemiologic evidence relating to both primary and recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever.[academic.oup.com] Commonly, the tonsils may have a bumpy look on their surface - somewhat like a golf ball White or yellow colored spots on the tonsils (tonsillar exudate) Petechiae (look like[medicinenet.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] of the palate and a scarlatiniform rash.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] transplant complicated by recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder, presented nearly 2 years after transplantation with fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seek medical attention when you have a fever that is greater than 100.4 F or 38 C, fever unresponsive to fever reducer, fever present for more than two to three days, or a[campushealth.unc.edu]

  • 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]

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

    The image below depicts palatal petechiae and hemorrhage in a patient with Ebola virus disease (EVD). Filovirus disease - Ebola fever.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] with dengue , Rift Valley fever , and Lassa fever .[en.wikipedia.org] Omsk hemorrhagic fever – Vesicles on soft palate, upper body flushing (no rash), conjunctival erythema, petechiae, mucosal bleeding, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[visualdx.com]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    petechiae (“doughnut lesions”) Sudden onset of sore throat Tender, enlarged anterior cervical nodes Tonsillopharyngeal erythema Tonsillopharyngeal exudates Features suggestive[aafp.org] Rheumatic fever does not present with specific signs and symptoms. There is sudden onset of fever, joint pain, malaise and loss of appetite.[symptoma.com] Rheumatic fever Synonyms Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria (Pappenheim's stain) the trigger for rheumatic fever.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Rubella

    Signs There may be petechiae on the soft palate (Forchheimer's sign) but this is not diagnostic for rubella.[patient.info] A 55 year old female presented with fever, skin rash and subconjunctival hemorrhage. She also developed hepatitis. Fever and skin rash lasted for more than three weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mucosal involvement results in the Forchheimer sign , in which pinpoint or larger petechiae are noted on the soft palate and uvula during the prodromal period of rubella.[dermnetnz.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] 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]

  • Tonsillitis

    petechiae; cervical lymphadenitis; rash; conjunctivitis; anterior stomatitis; discreet ulcers.[dontforgetthebubbles.com] None had signs of acute rheumatic fever. All three patients received penicillin therapy when the signs of myocarditis appeared. Their recovery was good.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms of pain and fever can be treated with mediations.[symptoma.com]

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