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15 Possible Causes for Herpes Simplex Infection, Odynophagia, Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling, Unilateral Throat Pain

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Management: Acute Episode Sore Throat symptomatic management Prescribe medications in liquid form if odynophagia Antibiotic Course Penicillin use requires 10 day course Five[fpnotebook.com] Clinical Features Group A strep pharyngitis is an acute pharyngitis that commonly presents with Sudden-onset of sore throat Odynophagia Fever Figure 1.[cdc.gov] ., sudden onset of sore throat, fever, odynophagia, tonsillar erythema, exudates, cervical lymphadenitis, or history of streptococcal exposure) History and physical examination[aafp.org] […] acute pharyngitis Use Centor criteria (see Figure 1 ) Use clinical and epidemiologic findings to assess patient’s risk of GABHS (e.g., sudden onset of sore throat, fever, odynophagia[aafp.org]

    Missing: Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Tonsillitis

    CONCLUSION: HSV infection is an uncommon cause of acute tonsillitis; the histologic findings are similar to those seen in herpes simplex lymphadenitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org] Assessment and recognition Odynophagia Dysphagia Anorexia Pyrexia Malaise Swollen tonsils with or without exudate 'Thick' or 'hot potato' voice (not hoarse voice) Lymphadenopathy[entsho.com] Symptoms of tonsillitis/pharygnitis include: sore throat; fever; odynophagia; hoarse voice; vomiting; cough; diarrhoea; arthralgia; tonsillopharyngeal erythema; tonsillopharygneal[dontforgetthebubbles.com]

    Missing: Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Using PCR analysis for the presence of herpes simplex 1 and 2, adenovirus, influenza A and B, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and respiratory syncytial virus A and B, we explored[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sore throat occasionally accompanied by ipsilateral ear pain Fever Muffled "hot potato" voice Dysphagia with pooling of saliva and drooling Trismus: inability to open the[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Abstract Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is the most common complication of acute tonsillitis resulting in fever, unilateral sore throat, odynophagia and trismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A progressively severe sore throat on one side and pain during swallowing (odynophagia) usually are the earliest symptoms.[dbpedia.org]

    Missing: Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Sialadenitis

    Gross Features: Typical location: submandibular salivary gland.[librepathology.org] If there is swelling, is it unilateral or bilateral? Is it constant or does it come and go? Is the swelling painful? Pain may be referred to the ear or throat.[patient.info] A bacterial infectious etiology is associated with odynophagia, but also includes persistent pain and tenderness. This presents as pain associated with eating.[mdedge.com] RESULTS: The first symptom was swelling of bilateral submandibular or lacrimal glands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma

    […] virus simplex-induced tonsillitis HSV infections can cause a severe tonsillitis in immunocompromised patients.[humpath.com] Clinically, it presents as a sore throat with difficulty swallowing because of a large mass in the tonsillar area; it is usually unilateral and may or may not be ulcerated[dental.washington.edu] A 62 years old man was referred with a six months history of progressive hoarseness and occasional dysphagia and odynophagia.[ojhas.org] […] tonsils acute tonsillitis 25 July 2018 Etiology bacterial tonsillitis viral tonsillitis HSV-associated tonsillitis See also tonsillitis HSV-induced tonsillitis 25 July 2018 Herpes[humpath.com]

    Missing: Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

    infection.[microrao.com] Differential diagnoses include peritonsillar abscess, pharyngitis, epiglottitis, infectious mononucleosis, vincent's angina, oropharyngeal candidiasis and herpes simplex virus[microrao.com]

    Missing: Unilateral Throat Pain
  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Abstract Herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes life-threatening infections in immunocompromised patients such as transplant recipients and patients with hematologic malignancies[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The hallmark clinical findings of which include: Severe unilateral throat pain and possibly ear pain Fever 103F (39 C), malaise, rigors Difficulty swallowing saliva Muffled[pemcincinnati.com] A 19-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 10-day history of intermittent odynophagia, voice changes, and fever.[nejm.org] […] sore throat occasionally accompanied by ipsilateral ear pain Fever Muffled "hot potato" voice Dysphagia with pooling of saliva and drooling Trismus: inability to open the[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

    Missing: Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Laryngeal Lesion

    Infections from herpes simplex and HPV, gastroesophageal reflex disease, anatomical malformations, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, steam and heat inhalation, thermal burns and exposure[atlasgeneticsoncology.org] […] and pain in the throat which worsens on phonation• Examination reveals unilateral or bilateral ulcers with congestion of arytenoid cartilages• There may be granuloma formation[slideshare.net] However, 2 days later, the patient developed Odynophagia with a vague discomfort in breathing.[omicsonline.org] Tuberculosis of the larynx and hypopharynx should be suspected in cases presenting with dysphagia and odynophagia mimicking a laryngo-pharyngeal carcinoma. [14] 1.[lungindia.com]

    Missing: Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    Infections may be either bacterial or viral, and include: Streptococcus (strep) Influenza (flu) Parainfluenza Adenoviruses Epstein-Barr Herpes simplex Enteroviruses Once infected[snoringcenter.com] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org] Additional signs may include odynophagia, airway obstruction, loss of appetite and the presence of cough that could indicate an infection of the respiratory tract.[symptoma.com] Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection , especially in adolescents and young adults.[patient.info]

    Missing: Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Erythema Nodosum

    Viral: herpes simplex virus, Epstein-Barr virus, hepatitis B and C viruses, human immunodeficiency virus Bacterial: Campylobacter spp., rickettsiae, Salmonella spp., psittacosis[aafp.org] 7 (35) Sore throat 6 (30) Chest radiograph (n 15 ) Nodular infiltrates 8 (53) Consolidation 6 (40) Unilateral findings 3 (20) Bilateral findings 6 (40) Normal finding 6 ([cdc.gov] A 23-year-old patient being treated for erythema nodosum leprosum presented a 60-day complaint of daily fever, hoarseness, odynophagia and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sulfonamides, amoxicillin), oral contraceptives Pregnancy (2 to 5 percent) Enteropathies (1 to 4 percent): regional enteritis, ulcerative colitis Rare (less than 1 percent) Infections[aafp.org]

    Missing: Submandibular Salivary Gland Swelling

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