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265 Possible Causes for Fever, Tenderness of the Scalp

  • Temporal Arteritis

    He has a moderate headache and some mild tenderness along his scalp arteries. His ESR is 110 and his CRP is 150.[web.archive.org] Abstract A 76-year-old woman with pulmonary asbestosis was admitted with fever and polymyalgia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include: Fatigue Fever Jaw pain that may become worse after chewing Tenderness at the scalp or temples Vision problems, such as double vision, blurry vision[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    These drain adjacent areas of the scalp and may become enlarged for any reason, sometimes with tenderness.[rrnursingschool.biz] AM typically presents with mastoid area erythema, proptosis of the auricle, fever, otorrhea, lethargy and pain. Fever may be quite high.[symptoma.com] The findings of fever, pain, postauricular swelling, and otorrhea are classic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Perifolliculitis Capitis Abscedens

    An eight-year-old Ethiopian male child, resident in Khartoum, Sudan presented with tender progressing fluctuant nodules and alopecia on his scalp for nine months.[khartoumspace.uofk.edu] Radiation dermatitis 662 208 Raynaud disease and phenomenon 665 209 Reactive arthritis 669 210 Relapsing polychondritis 673 211 Rhinophyma 677 212 Rocky Mountain spotted fever[books.google.com] In September 2008, the condition worsened with the increase of the number of lesions and constitutional compromise with fever and arthralgia, initially managed at a periphery[colombiamedica.univalle.edu.co]

  • Carbuncle

    A patient with renal carbuncle which presented as postoperative fever is described. The lesion was treated by percutaneous drainage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These may include: Fatigue Fever General discomfort or sick feeling Skin itching before the carbuncle develops The health care provider will look at your skin.[nlm.nih.gov] Such a type of condition can turn painful and can be accompanied by fever.[symptoma.com]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    GCA patients may complain of fatigue, headache, and tenderness of the scalp. There is often particular pain around the temporal and occipital arteries.[clinicaladvisor.com] […] immunosuppressive therapy (which includes tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, and prednisone) for a renal transplant that she had received 10 years ago presented with malaise, low-grade fevers[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] GCA symptoms include new onset headache, sometimes tenderness of the scalp, and vision changes that can progress to blindness.[vasculitisfoundation.org]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Temporal arteritis, also known as cranial or giant cell arteritis, is a disease of the elderly characterized by headache, scalp tenderness, thickened tender or pulseless temporal[antimicrobe.org] Drug-induced fever has been described as fever coinciding with drug administration when no other etiology for the fever can be discovered and when the fever abates after cessation[symptoma.com] Seven patients had fever with on other symptoms or signs that would suggest a diagnosis of drug-induced fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    EBV infectious mononucleosis presenting with excruciating scalp tenderness. Infect Dis Pract . 1998. 22:83. Konvolinka CW, Wyatt DB.[emedicine.medscape.com] Glandular fever mostly affects teenagers and young adults.[nhs.uk] Abstract Fever of unknown origin (FUO) refers to fevers of  101 F that persist for  3 weeks and remain undiagnosed after a focused inpatient or outpatient workup.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Non-Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis

    […] of the scalp, cough, throat pain, tongue pain, and weight loss.[southerncross.co.nz] While GCA has a classic presentation occurring after the age of 50, atypical presentations (eg, fever of unknown origin, cough, low or normal erythrocyte sedimentation rate[mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com] Constitutional symptoms: fatigue, general malaise, fever, anorexia, weight loss, and night sweats Fever of Unknown Origin Rarely tongue pain, ulceration and necrosis, see[medicine.uiowa.edu]

  • Migraine

    People may also experience tenderness of the scalp, neck and shoulder muscles, the Mayo Clinic outlines.[globalnews.ca] When you're ill, be sure to continue drinking fluids, and get additional fluids if you have a fever or are vomiting or have diarrhea.[healthcentral.com] scalp Diarrhea (rare) Fever (rare) About 30 percent of people who have migraines develop symptoms several hours up to 2 days before the headache starts.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Polyarthritis

    […] and throat Oral ulcers SLE, Behçet's syndrome, reactive arthritis, Wegener's granulomatosis Parotid enlargement Sjögren's syndrome, sarcoidosis Macroglossia Amyloidosis Scalp[aafp.org] Fever of Unknown Origin with Polyarthritis.[pediatrics.imedpub.com] .-- Sir William Osler, The Principles, Practice of Medicine.Osler's vivid description of acute polyarthritis a century ago 1 referred to rheumatic fever, clearly the bellwether[nejm.org]

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