Create issue ticket

3,485 Possible Causes for Leukocytosis, Malignant Otitis Externa, Thick Facial Skin

  • Abscess of the External Auditory Meatus

    This is called malignant otitis externa.[medbroadcast.com] […] disease Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely with facial involvement Raised, red lesions with thick, silvery-white adherent scale Often pruritic Seborrheic[aafp.org] However, in diabetic or immuno-suppressed individuals, chronic otitis externa can become a serious disease (malignant otitis externa).[health24.com]

  • Otitis Externa

    To date, three cases of petrous ICA pseudoaneurysm have been described as a complication of otogenic infection, including only one secondary to malignant otitis externa.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] Complete blood count: Leukocytosis - usually present. ESR: Sensitive but not specific. Can be used to monitor disease activity and response to treatment.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Acute Otitis Externa

    An alternative name for malignant otitis externa is necrotizing external otitis. If it’s not treated malignant otitis externa can be life-threatening.[healthline.com] […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] While fever and leukocytosis might be expected in response to bacterial infection invading the skull region, MOE does not cause fever or elevation of white blood count.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    otitis externa H60.20 Malignant otitis externa, unspecified ear H60.21 Malignant otitis externa, right ear H60.22 Malignant otitis externa, left ear H60.23 Malignant otitis[icd10coded.com] […] disease Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely with facial involvement Raised, red lesions with thick, silvery-white adherent scale Often pruritic Seborrheic[aafp.org] While fever and leukocytosis might be expected in response to bacterial infection invading the skull region, MOE does not cause fever or elevation of white blood count.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cellulitis of the Pinna

    Necrotizing (malignant) Otitis Externa – An infection that extends into the deeper tissues adjacent to the EAC.[aapc.com] A history of trauma and pain in the affected area and evidence of leukocytosis 3 suggest cellulitis.[mdedge.com] Potential complications of otitis externa include malignant otitis externa, mastoiditis, osteomyelitis, and intracranial spread.[teachmesurgery.com]

    Missing: Thick Facial Skin
  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    otitis externa (MOE).[journals.lww.com] […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] Complete blood count: Leukocytosis – usually present. ESR: Sensitive but not specific. Can be used to monitor disease activity and response to treatment.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Malignant otitis externa tends to occur in elderly diabetic patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] White blood cell count: Leukocytosis is very common with counts more than 10,000 per cubic millimeter and a predominance of polymorphs and immature neutrophils.[symptoma.com] Malignant otitis externa is a severe necrotizing infection usually caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa .[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Thick Facial Skin
  • Sepsis

    Malignant otitis externa: case series. J Laryngol Otol. 2010; 124 :846–851. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 10. Carfrae MJ, Kesser BW. Malignant otitis externa.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] ascendant and descendant thoracic aortic aneurysm, presenting 7 years after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with thoracic pain, fever, inflammatory indexes increase, leukocytosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They include malaise, leukocytosis, tachypnoea, and pulse 90 bpm. Sepsis can progress rapidly to multi-organ failure and shock, and is often fatal.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

    Missing: Thick Facial Skin
  • Malignant Otitis Media

    Malignant otitis externa with bilateral cranial nerve involvement: Report of a unique case. Malignant otitis externa in patients with Diabetes Mellitus.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Leukocytosis and signs of systemic infection are not typically present. When diagnosing MOE, imaging is mandatory.[neuroradiologyonthenet.blogspot.com] Complete blood count: Leukocytosis - usually present. ESR: Sensitive but not specific. Can be used to monitor disease activity and response to treatment.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

    Missing: Thick Facial Skin
  • Osteomyelitis

    Skull base osteomyelitis is most commonly a complication of malignant otitis externa.[ajnr.org] […] indication considered when radiography is unrevealing findigs may reveal bone necrosis, abscess, and sinus tracts Studies Labs C-reactive protein erythrocyte sedimentation rate leukocytosis[step2.medbullets.com] […] asymptomatic or only mild symptoms; pain Treatment : surgical drainage References: [3] [10] Diagnostics Clinical approach Laboratory tests Inflammatory markers CRP, ESR Possible leukocytosis[amboss.com]

    Missing: Thick Facial Skin

Similar symptoms