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25 Possible Causes for Otalgia, Unilateral Throat Pain

  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

    A 45-year-old woman presented with unilateral throat pain, bradycardia and hypotension leading to episodes of impaired consciousness when lying on her left side or turning[] Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a rare and often controversial cause for odynophagia and otalgia.[] Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a unilateral pain felt at the back of the throat and the tongue, caused by the nerve which supplies this area (the glossopharyngeal nerve).[]

  • Pharyngitis

    […] sore throat, tender lymphadenopathy on the affected side, fever Retropharyngeal abscess Sore throat, fever, dysphagia, odynophagia, neck pain, dyspnea; patients usually have[] Six clinical symptom scores, such as the severity of itchy throat, hoarseness, pain, odynophagia, cough and otalgia were evaluated in chronic pharyngitis patients after the[] , dysphagia sore throat, fever, otalgia, dysphagia • Physical ExamPhysical Exam whitish plaques, enlarged/tender whitish plaques, enlarged/tender cervical adenopathycervical[]

  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma

    Sore throat: Def: It means pain and raw scensation in the throat Ask about: No of attack duration of attack, unilateral or bilateral assocated sysmptoms (fever) and difficulty[] - sore throat - dysphagia - otalgia - neck mass What are common symp for cancer of tonsil?[] 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[]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    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[] This will be defined as resolution of symptoms, specifically trismus, odynophagia, referred otalgia, absence of dysarthria, and overall physical improvement.[] History Fever Sore throat Worsens, becomes unilateral Otalgia - Pain referred to ipsilateral ear "Hot potato" muffled voice Trismus (inability to open mouth) - internal pterygoid[]

  • Osteoma

    Upper airway obstruction, painful throat, unilateral tinnitus, trismus, dysarthria, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and cranial nerve palsies are other reported symptoms.[] Water and debris trapped medial to it can cause otitis externa, otorrhea and otalgia.[] Osteomas manifest with similar symptoms as exostoses including conductive hearing loss, otorrhea, otalgia, otitis externa and cholesteatoma.[]

  • Tonsillitis

    Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[] Lingual tonsillitis can cause various signs and symptoms including nocturnal or supine cough, constant discomfort in the throat, glossal pain, and otalgia.[] Dysphagia Anorexia Pyrexia Malaise Swollen tonsils with or without exudate 'Thick' or 'hot potato' voice (not hoarse voice) Lymphadenopathy (especially Level II/III ) Referred otalgia[]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[] Symptoms include intermittent unilateral dyphagia with otalgia, bad breath, fetid fragmented sputum, and tickly coughing. There are no general signs of infection.[] Ear pain and trismus can also occur 1 .[]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    […] 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[] Symptoms and Signs Symptoms include gradual onset of severe unilateral sore throat, dysphagia, fever, otalgia, and asymmetric cervical adenopathy.[] Symptoms generally include fever, malaise, sore throat, dysphagia, and otalgia.[]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    Persistent, particularly unilateral, discomfort in the throat for more than four weeks.[] Mucosal ulcerations, leukoplakia, nerve palsies, trismus, halithosis, otalgia and pain, depending on the site and location of the tumor may be encountered.[] Pain on swallowing persisting for three weeks that does not resolve with antibiotics. Dysphagia which persists for more than three weeks.[]

  • Glossopharyngeal Palsy

    Glossopharyngeal neuralgia refers to a condition that features recurrent unilateral sharp pain in the tongue, angle of the jaw, external auditory meatus and throat that may[] He denied otalgia, dysgeusia or dysacusis. CT of the neck with contrast showed a calcified left stylohyoid ligament.[] Glossopharyngeal (Vagoglossopharyngeal) Neuralgia Glossopharyngeal neuralgia [ 5 , 8 , 32 ] refers to a unilateral pain (usually stabbing, sharp, and paroxysmal) located in[]

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