35 Possible Causes for Palatal Petechiae in USA

    • Upper Respiratory Infection

      petechiae (doughnut lesions), tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy, and occasionally a scarlatiniform rash. 2,10 Pharyngeal or palatal vesicles and ulcers (herpangina … […] fever, nasal vocal tone, macerated skin over the nostrils, and inflamed nasal mucosa. 9 Patients with GABHS-related pharyngitis may have pharyngeal erythema and exudate, palatal[1]

    • Pharyngitis
      Palatal Petechiae

      […] following: Assessment of airway patency Temperature Hydration status Head, ears, eyes, nose, and throat – Conjunctivitis, scleral icterus, rhinorrhea, tonsillopharyngeal/palatalpetechiae, tonsillopharyngeal exudate, oropharyngeal vesicular lesions Lymphadenopathy (cervical or generalized) Cardiovascular evaluation Pulmonary assessment Abdominal … petechiae Should NOT have a rash; if have scarlatiniform rash consider scarlet fever Differential Diagnosis Acute rheumatic fever Scarlet fever Suppurative complications[2] [3]

    • Infectious Mononucleosis
      Palatal Petechiae

      Those patients presenting late may present with splenomegaly, palatal petechiae, jaundice and abdominal pain if there is splenic rupture/enlargement.[4]

    • Candidal Endocarditis
      Palatal Petechiae
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
      Palatal Petechiae
    • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
      Palatal Petechiae
    • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis
      Palatal Petechiae
    • Scarlet Fever
      Palatal Petechiae
    • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
      Palatal Petechiae
    • Rubella
      Palatal Petechiae

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