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56 Possible Causes for Head and Neck Swelling, Mycobacterium Avium Complex

  • Cervical Lymphadenitis

    We report the diagnosis and treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex cervical lymphadenitis in an adult female.[] Mycobacterium avium complex and Mycobacterium hemophilum were isolated in 90% of the cultures.[] avium complex.[]

  • Lymphadenitis

    Dental professionals dealing with head-and-neck region should have a thorough knowledge of this form of TB.[] We report the first case of NMT lymphadenitis in a child caused by Mycobacterium marseillense, a newly described species belonging to Mycobacterium avium complex.[] […] for Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2005 , vol. 172 (pg. 250 - 3 ) 27 Risk-benefit assessment of therapies for Mycobacterium avium complex[]

  • Pyomyositis

    Pyomyositis requires a high index of suspicion and should be considered a differential diagnosis in any painful swelling in the head and neck region.[] […] caused by Mycobacterium avium complex in a patient with AID , Clin Infect Dis , 1994 , vol. 18 (pg. 833 - 4 ) 6 Mycobacterium avium-Mycobacterium intracellulare infection[] Results of head and neck, cardiac, pulmonary, and abdominal examinations were unremarkable.[]

  • Lymphedema

    Lymphedema can also occur after treating cancers of the head and neck. It can lead to swelling of the face, eyes, neck, and lips.[] avium complex of infections 7 ; and the syndrome of dendritic cell, monocyte, and B and natural killer (NK) lymphoid deficiency, with vulnerability to viral and other types[] Lymphedema causes swelling in your arms or legs . Your fingers or toes may retain fluid and swell. The tissues of the head and neck may be affected, too.[]

  • Lymphangitis

    The symptoms that are highly suggestive of lymphangitis are skin on arm or hand looks infected, neck swelling, skin on leg or foot looks infected, skin on head or neck looks[] We describe the case of a 47-year-old previously healthy man with a Mycobacterium avium complex infection presenting with acute pericarditis and an atypical radiological pattern[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    A doctor should be consulted if any of the following problems occur: Shortness of breath Trouble breathing Wheezing High-pitched breathing sounds Swelling of the head or neck[] avium complex (MAC).[] Trouble swallowing Painless swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck, underarm, stomach, or groin Fever for no known reason Weight loss for no known reason Night sweats What[]

  • Cellulitis

    Depending on where the swelling is located, you may also experience stiffness of the neck and a difficulty turning the head, possibly to the point of immobility.[] avium-intracellulare complex infection Mycobacterium haemophilum infection Mycobacterium kansasii infection Papulonecrotic tuberculid Primary inoculation tuberculosis Rapid[] .), and dizziness are all potential symptoms as the membrane swells.[]

  • Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    Computed tomography of the head and neck indicated a left parotid enlargement involving two intraparotid lymph nodes.[] The most common types belong to a group known as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), which includes Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare .[] Since mycobacterium avium-complex is the commonest atypical organism causing lymphadenopathy in HIV positive patients, it should be managed on clarithromycin based drug regimens[]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 118:469–71, 1992. 5. Green PA, von Reyn CF, Smith RP Jr..[] Mycobacterium avium complex parotid lymphadenitis: successful therapy with clarithromycin and ethambutol. Pediatr Infect Dis J 12:615-7. 1993. 6.[] .: Tender parotid swelling in a dehydrated patient. J. Oral. Surg. 26:669-675, 1968. 4. Brook, I.: Diagnosis and management of parotitis.[]

  • Histoplasma Meningitis

    […] or congestion, varicose veins on the head, neck, arms or abdomen, dizziness, headache, and rarely syncope caused by superior vena cava obstruction ( 70 ).[] […] tuberculosis (Pott’s disease) Mycobacterium avium complex infection of the knee (HIV negative) Disseminated Mycobacterium tuberculosis in pregnancy Amebic liver abscess Pyogenic[] Differential Diagnosis The differential diagnosis most commonly includes other opportunistic processes, such as PCP, disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection, miliary[]

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