880 Possible Causes for Lymphadenopathy in USA

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Her throat appeared to have erythematous, swollen tonsils, greater on the left with left-sided cervical lymphadenopathy and diffuse, painful swelling. … Infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever) : presents with persistent severe sore throat, fever, cervical lymphadenopathy and malaise; it is particularly common in teenagers … Centor Criteria for Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis Clinical finding Points Absence of cough 1 Age 3 to 14 years 1 15 to 45 years 0 Older than 45 years –1 Anterior cervical lymphadenopathy[1] [2] [3]

  • Insect Bite

    Lymphadenopathy and fever may be observed. … Characteristic symptoms are malaise, fever, chills, lymphadenopathy, arthalgia and abdominal pain.[4]

  • Rosai-Dorfman Disease

    Rosai-Dorfman disease, also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, is a rare idiopathic condition characterized by painless cervical lymphadenopathy. … For this reason, the term sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML) is often used as a synonym. … Although signs and symptoms may be numerous and non-specific, the presence of bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy must raise clinical suspicion.[5]

  • Bartonella Infection

    Fever, malaise, headaches, hepatosplenomegaly, and lymphadenopathy are often present. … Either single or multiple lymph nodes may be affected, and lymphadenopathy usually lasts about 2-3 months. … The clinical course of the infection is mainly mild and self-limiting, with regional painful lymphadenopathy proximal to the site of the scratch or bite being the hallmark[6]

  • Cytomegalovirus Mononucleosis
    Cervical Lymphadenopathy

    CMV is thought to provoke larger mesenteric lymphadenopathy and swelling of the eyelids. … Presentation in this disease roughly consists of a triad of fatigue, fever, and lymphadenopathy. … Swelling of the eyelids follows cervical lymphadenopathy with a disturbance of blood flow in the facial area.[7]

  • Kawasaki Disease
    Cervical Lymphadenopathy

    Cervical lymphadenopathy is usually greater than 1.5 cm and unilateral. … The 2 findings that are most commonly absent are cervical lymphadenopathy and polymorphous rash. … Japanese researchers have reported a severe form of Kawasaki disease presenting as only fever and cervical lymphadenopathy.[8]

  • Heavy Chain Disease

    Lymphadenopathy and constitutional symptoms are the usual features. … It is characterized by lymphadenopathy, fever, anemia, malaise, hepatosplenomegaly, and weakness. … Patients with Franklin disease usually have a history of progressive weakness, fatigue, intermittent fever, night sweats and weight loss and may present with lymphadenopathy[9]

  • Paracoccidioidomycosis
    Cervical Lymphadenopathy Axillary Lymphadenopathy

    Lymphadenopathy is a significant finding and every lymph node may be affected; cervical lymph nodes are involved in the majority of the cases. … The cases also present with hepatomegaly and lymphadenopathy, while sinus tracts are occasionally formed in the location of the enlarged lymph node. … Aguiar-Pupo stomatitis is another potential sign and involves concurrent nasal and pharyngeal ulceration, alongside lymphadenopathy that affects the cervical or mandibular[10]

  • Adult-Onset Still Disease

    Other common manifestations of AOSD are lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, muscle aches, and pharyngitis. … Adult-onset Still disease is an idiopathic systemic disorder that presents with relapsing high fever, joint pain, skin rash, pharyngitis, hepatosplenomegaly, and lymphadenopathy … taking, patients should be asked about the course of the disease and the appearance of symptoms, whereas a thorough physical examination has an important role in identifying lymphadenopathy[11]

  • Dermatopathic Lymphadenopathy

    In pathology, dermatopathic lymphadenopathy, also dermatopathic lymphadenitis, is lymph node pathology due to skin disease. … Cutaneous T cell lymphoma Hodgkin's lymphoma Melanoma Dermatopathic lymphadenopathy is diagnosed by a lymph node biopsy.[12]

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  1. Young adult presents with upper respiratory infection symptoms, chest pain, http://www.healio.com/pediatrics/vaccine-preven…
  2. Antibiotic Use in Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p817.html
  3. Upper Respiratory Infections – Coryza. Common Cold, http://patient.info/doctor/upper-respiratory-in…
  4. Insect Bite, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/insect-bite
  5. Rosai-Dorfman Disease, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/rosai-dorfman-…
  6. Bartonella Infection, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/bartonella-infection
  7. Cytomegalovirus Mononucleosis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/cytomegaloviru…
  8. Kawasaki Disease Clinical Presentation: History, Physical Examination, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/965367-cl…
  9. Heavy chain disease, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heavy_chain_disease
  10. Paracoccidioidomycosis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/paracoccidioid…
  11. Adult-Onset Still Disease, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/adult-onset-st…
  12. Dermatopathic lymphadenopathy, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dermatopathic_lym…