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23 Possible Causes for Palatal Petechiae, Tonsillar Exudate

  • Pharyngitis

    PATIENTS AND METHODS: 50 patients presenting sore throat associated with erythema and/or pharyngeal tonsillar exudate with or without scarlatiniform rash, fever and malaise[] Tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae are seen in GAS infections and infectious mononucleosis.[] Figure 35-1 Strep pharyngitis showing tonsillar exudate and erythema. ( Courtesy of Michael Nguyen, MD .)[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    exudates, fever, and absence of cough are less likely than with streptococcal pharyngitis or infectious mononucleosis Table 1.[] 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[] Fatigue and malaise may persist for several months after the acute infection has resolved. [ 6 ] Sore throat; tonsillar enlargement is common, classically exudative and may[]

  • Scarlet Fever

    exudate in only 24% (95% CI: 17-31%).[] 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[] These systems assign points based on the presence or absence of suggestive clinical features, such as fever, absence of cough, presence of tonsillar exudates, and swollen,[]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Physical examination may reveal erythema and swelling of the pharynx, enlarged and erythematous tonsils, tonsillar exudate and palatal petechiae.[] On clinical examination, patients with group A strep pharyngitis usually have Pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema Tonsillar hypertrophy with or without exudates Palatal petechiae[] exudates 36 85 2.3 0.76 Tonsillar or pharyngeal exudates 45 75 1.8 0.74 Table 1.[]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    exudates and cervical adenitis.[] […] erythema/exudate Cervical lymphadenopathy Otitis media Conjunctivitis Differential Diagnosis Characteristics of adenovirus infections: Acute respiratory illness Mostly in[] […] to high) Vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain Ear pain Urinary symptoms/hematuria Eye redness and pain Irritative voiding symptoms (bladder involvement) Physical Exam Fever Tonsillar[]

  • Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Tonsillar swelling, tonsillar exudates, tender or enlarged anterior cervical lymph nodes, absence of cough and absence of rhinorrhea were associated with positive cultures[] In children with sore throat, the presence of a scarlatiniform rash (likelihood ratio [LR], 3.91; 95% CI, 2.00-7.62), palatal petechiae (LR, 2.69; CI, 1.92-3.77), pharyngeal[] Scarlatiniform rash and palatal petechiae are very specific but are rarely seen in streptococcal pharyngitis.[]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    The clinical presentation initially focuses on symptoms such as cervical lymphadenopathy, presence of tonsillar exudates, fever and swallowing difficulties, which is considered[] Fever, adenopathy, palatal petechiae, and exudates are somewhat more common with GABHS than with viral tonsillopharyngitis, but there is much overlap.[] Tonsillar exudates. No cough. Tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy. Patients with one or none of these criteria are unlikely to have GABS.[]

  • Tonsillitis

    The typical FN-positive AT patient was a smoking young (15-25 years) male presenting with tonsillar exudates and a Centor score of 2 or higher.[] petechiae; cervical lymphadenitis; rash; conjunctivitis; anterior stomatitis; discreet ulcers.[] PATIENTS AND METHODS: 50 patients presenting sore throat associated with erythema and/or pharyngeal tonsillar exudate with or without scarlatiniform rash, fever and malaise[]

  • Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

    For this purpose, they conducted a study with 33 patients with a diagnosis of NUG, who underwent examination of cervical lymph nodes, body temperature, petechiae on the palate[]

  • Common Cold

    The most widely used are the modified Centor criteria, which include fever by history, tonsillar exudates, tender anterior cervical adenopathy, and absence of cough ( 36 )[] Suspicious symptoms include persistent fever, rigors, night sweats, tender lymph nodes, tonsillopharyngeal exudates, scarlatiniform rash, palatal petechiae, and swollen tonsils[]

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