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172 Possible Causes for Palatal Petechiae

  • Pharyngitis

    Tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae are seen in GAS infections and infectious mononucleosis.[web.archive.org] It is much more likely to have pharyngeal and tonsillar inflammation (mucosal erythema and edema), palatal petechiae, well-demarcated pharyngeal/tonsillar exudates ( Figure[empendium.com] On clinical examination, patients with group A strep pharyngitis usually have Pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema Tonsillar hypertrophy with or without exudates Palatal petechiae[cdc.gov]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    Adenovirus infections are a common cause of respiratory and enteric illnesses of late infancy and childhood. In neonates, adenovirus infections are rare, carrying a high morbidity and mortality rate. We present a case of infant who developed severe pneumonia and disseminated adenoviral infection following water[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Infectious mononucleosis should be suspected in patients 10 to 30 years of age who present with sore throat and significant fatigue, palatal petechiae, posterior cervical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pharyngeal inflammation and palatal petechiae are more common in adolescents.[aafp.org] Other symptoms and signs include Splenomegaly Mild hepatomegaly and hepatic percussion tenderness Periorbital edema and palatal petechiae Less frequently maculopapular eruptions[merck.com]

  • Scarlet Fever

    Petechiae may be present Strawberry Tongue Fine Papule s on Tongue surface Tongue dorsum may appear with a white exudate and projecting edematous papillae Rash Onset with[fpnotebook.com] The throat will be a bright red, but sometimes may just have red spots on the back of the throat or palate, called palatal petechiae.[ourmed.org] This may be accompanied by exudative tonsillopharyngitis, enlarged cervical lymph nodes, small red spots on the palate (petechiae) and a ‘strawberry tongue’.[pharmaceutical-journal.com]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[patient.info]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[patient.info] Currently, the most common of these is petechiae.[emedicine.medscape.com] They may occur on the palpebral conjunctivae, the dorsa of the hands and feet, the anterior chest and abdominal walls, the oral mucosa, and the soft palate.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    […] the soft and hard palate [ 16 Vaisman B, Medina AC, Ramirez G.[benthamopen.com] Oral manifestations of ITP include petechiae, ecchymoses or haematomas in easily traumatized areas such as buccal mucosa, lateral borders of the tongue, and the limit between[benthamopen.com]

  • Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Int J Hematol. 2009 Sep;90(2):157-165. doi: 10.1007/s12185-009-0361-y. Epub 2009 Jun 20. Abstract This phase II, multicenter, open-label, sequential-cohort, dose-escalation study was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of romiplostim, a novel peptibody that increases platelet production, in Japanese patients[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Physical examination may reveal erythema and swelling of the pharynx, enlarged and erythematous tonsils, tonsillar exudate and palatal petechiae.[drplace.com] On clinical examination, patients with group A strep pharyngitis usually have Pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema Tonsillar hypertrophy with or without exudates Palatal petechiae[cdc.gov] Mouth wide open showing the throat Note the petechiae, or small red spots, on the soft palate.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Rubella

    Signs There may be petechiae on the soft palate (Forchheimer's sign) but this is not diagnostic for rubella.[patient.info]

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