Possible Causes for Lymphadenopathy in USA

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Upper respiratory infections include the components of the upper airway and are most commonly caused by viruses. The onset of symptoms occurs 2 to 3 days after exposure to the infectious agent. The illness usually lasts for 7 to 10 days. Nasal congestion, sneezing and sore throat are the hallmarks of the…[1]

  • Insect Bite

    Lymphadenopathy and fever may be observed. […] Characteristic symptoms are malaise, fever, chills, lymphadenopathy, arthalgia and abdominal pain.[2]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis
    Lymphadenopathy Axillary Lymphadenopathy

    When older adults do catch the disease, they less often have characteristic signs and symptoms such as the sore throat and lymphadenopathy.[3]

  • Malignant Neoplasm
  • Dermatopathic Lymphadenopathy
  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis is a multisystemic disease commonly affecting the lungs. TB presents initially as flu-like symptoms. As the disease progresses, it manifests itself with chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever and night sweats. Patients also complain of weight loss, malaise, retrosternal pain and weakness. There may…[4]

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Lymphadenopathy Axillary Lymphadenopathy

    Lymphadenopathy may or may not be present. […] Stage I: Lymphocytosis along with lymphadenopathy is present. […] Hepatosplenomegaly and lymphadenopathy may or may not be present.[5]

  • Rubella

    Mild conjunctivitis and lymphadenopathy may be present. […] The child maybe febrile and may present with posterior cervical lymphadenopathy. […] The distribution of lymphadenopathy is characteristic and involves the suboccipital, postauricular and posterior cervical group of lymph nodes.[6]

  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
    Abdominal Lymphadenopathy Lymphadenopathy

    the following: Splenomegaly 60–70% Hepatomegaly 40–50% Abdominal lymph node enlargement 10% Weight loss Anemia 70% Thrombocytopenia 80% Neutropenia 75% Monocytopenia 90% Lymphadenopathy[7]

  • T-Cell Lymphoma

    As the disease progresses lymphadenopathy and systemic involvement is common.  […] ATL – the main clinical presentations of this type include lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly. […] T-prolymphocytic leukemia – is a typical aggressive form of lymphoma presenting with splenomegaly and lymphadenopathy.  [8]

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  1. Upper Respiratory Infection, Symptoma
  2. Insect Bite, Symptoma
  3. Wikipedia: Infectious mononucleosis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  5. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Symptoma
  6. Rubella, Symptoma
  7. Hairy Cell Leukemia, Symptoma
  8. T-Cell Lymphoma, Symptoma