3,480 Possible Causes for Lymphadenopathy

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Primary HIV infection can be another cause of lymphadenopathy.[emedicine.medscape.com] Her throat appeared to have erythematous, swollen tonsils, greater on the left with left-sided cervical lymphadenopathy and diffuse, painful swelling.[healio.com] 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[aafp.org]

  • Insect Bite

    Characteristic symptoms are malaise, fever, chills, lymphadenopathy, arthalgia and abdominal pain. Papular urticaria.[symptoma.com] Lymphadenopathy and fever may be observed. Scratching may lead to secondary bacterial infection or allow transmission of trypanosoma.[symptoma.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    lymphadenopathy 12 Palatal petechiae 5.8 Inguinal lymphadenopathy 2.9 Table 2.[aafp.org] , including cervical lymphadenopathy tonsillar enlargement possible hepatomegaly Treatment and prognosis Symptomatic therapy is usually sufficient.[radiopaedia.org] An 11-year-old pupil presents with fever, Tonsillitis, and cervical lymphadenopathy. What is the diagnosis?[lecturio.com]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Physical examination findings include jaundice, cachexia, a palpable abdominal mass, ascites, left cervical lymphadenopathy (Virchow's node), a palpable gallbladder (Courvoisier's[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Overview Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. The air sacs may fill with fluid or pus (purulent material), causing cough with phlegm or pus, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing. A variety of organisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi, can cause pneumonia. Pneumonia can range[…][mayoclinic.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    […] is a common feature Influenza Parainfluenza Sore throat is a common feature of a flu syndrome Epstein-Barr Virus Cytomegalovirus Cause a syndrome of fever, sore throat, lymphadenopathy[straighthealthcare.com] Unlike strep throat, however, infectious mononucleosis can be associated with generalized lymphadenopathy.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] Based on the presence of fever, absence of cough, tender lymphadenopathy, and tonsillar exudate, she is diagnosed with a high probability of group A β-hemolytic Streptococcus[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    The most common sign on chest x-ray is hilar lymphadenopathy, but segmental atelectasis is possible.[merckmanuals.com] Adnexal or orbital disease may be seen with preauricular lymphadenopathy. Because of the wide variability in the disease process, presenting complaints will vary.[emedicine.medscape.com] Upper-lobe infiltrates and cavities are the typical findings in reactivation TB, whereas intrathoracic lymphadenopathy and lower-lobe disease are seen in primary TB.[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]

  • Skin Infection

    Transient lymphadenitis occurs, and significant regional lymphadenopathy is characteristic of streptococcal impetigo.[atsu.edu] Kerion celsi is an inflammatory form of tinea capitis, characterized by boggy nodules, usually with hair loss and regional lymphadenopathy.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Cellulitis is often accompanied by constitutional symptoms, regional lymphadenopathy, and occasionally bacteremia ( Fig. 6 ). 3, 4 Diagnosis Diagnosis is by clinical presentation[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Transient lymphadenitis occurs, and significant regional lymphadenopathy is characteristic of streptococcal impetigo.[atsu.edu] […] lymph nodes; and absence of cough (Centor criteria). [14] Strep throat has an incubation period of 2-4 days and is characterized by sudden onset of sore throat, cervical lymphadenopathy[emedicine.medscape.com] It usually presents as a well-demarcated area that is red, swollen, and tender and associated with regional lymphadenopathy.[ndnr.com]

  • Appendicitis

    This is an uncommon diagnosis, but may be considered in patients whose only imaging abnormality is focal mesenteric lymphadenopathy.[jaocr.org] Mesenteric Adenitis Mesenteric adenitis, or right lower quadrant lymphadenopathy, is defined as a cluster of 3 or more lymph nodes greater than 5 mm in shortest diameter in[jaocr.org] However, signs concerning for malignancy include a short-segment of involved colon ( 10 cm), colonic mass with overhanging shoulders, and peri-colic lymphadenopathy. 6,18[jaocr.org]

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