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685 Possible Causes for Petechiae, Tonsillitis

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Exudative pharyngitis and tonsillitis may be seen with mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), while exudates are uncommon in rhinoviral, coxsackievirus, and herpes[emedicine.medscape.com] Assessing peritonsillar abscesses May 16, 2013 This infection manifests as a collection of pus and is often a complication of tonsillitis that may require referral to a specialist[clinicaladvisor.com] Adenoids and tonsils located in the upper respiratory tract are a part of the immune system that help fight infections.[rxlist.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    The mean length of stay was 3.22 days for bacterial tonsillitis and 4.37 days for infectious mononucleosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pharyngeal inflammation and palatal petechiae are more common in adolescents.[aafp.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The disease is characterized by fever, lymphadenopathy, and ulcers on the gingiva, lips, and tonsils.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] The other four forensic autopsy cases were young (24-38 years-old) with the mean age of 32, and the primary infective lesions were located in the postpartum endometrium, tonsil[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis

    Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis Pharyngitis and tonsillitis are infections in the throat that cause inflammation.[cincinnatichildrens.org] There may be Pasita lines (petechiae) in the antecubital fossa area. May be accentuated in the underpants area.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Posterior pharynx with petechiae and exudates in a 12-year-old girl.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Scarlet Fever

    Scarlet fever consists of tonsillitis, a rash and raspberry tongue.[illchild.com] Forehead and cheeks appear flushed Circumoral pallor Pharyngitis Tonsil s are hyperemic and edematous, with exudate Throat is inflamed and covered by a membrane Palatal Petechiae[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]

  • Lassa Fever

    CASE 3: A 6 year old girl with fever, vomiting, gastritis and tonsilitis.[adc.bmj.com] Physical examination included a careful examination of the skin and mucous membranes for petechiae, purpura or ecchymosis and examination to exclude a focus of infection such[journals.plos.org] An important diagnostic feature is the appearance of patches of white or yellowish exudate and occasionally small vesicles or shallow ulcers on the tonsils and pharynx.[gov.uk]

  • Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    […] trial was conducted comparing AZ-ER (single oral 2-g dose) with AZ-IR (3 days, 500 mg once daily) for the treatment of group A beta-haemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis/tonsillitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Scarlatiniform rash and palatal petechiae are very specific but are rarely seen in streptococcal pharyngitis.[symptoma.com] tonsils is appropriate in some of these cases.[northshore.org]

  • Tonsillitis

    Children who develop tonsillitis have swollen lymph nodes in the neck and also develop patches on the tonsils.[symptoma.com] […] pharygnitis include: sore throat; fever; odynophagia; hoarse voice; vomiting; cough; diarrhoea; arthralgia; tonsillopharyngeal erythema; tonsillopharygneal exudate; soft palate petechiae[dontforgetthebubbles.com] […] tonsils (tonsillar exudates) Swollen lymph nodes, mostly around the neck ( lymphadenopathy ) Fever Headache Fatigue Small red or purple spots on the roof of your mouth ( petechiae[coldflu.about.com]

  • Aplastic Anemia

    We report a case of 6-year-old South Asian girl presenting with bruises, petechiae, and recent history of loose stools.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms result from anemia, thrombocytopenia (petechiae, bleeding), or leukopenia (infections).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Leukemia

    […] include the following: Fever, chills, night sweats and other flu-like symptoms Weakness and fatigue Swollen or bleeding gums Headaches Enlarged liver and spleen Swollen tonsils[hematology.org] "Petechiae usually appears on the lower extremities," Wadleigh adds.[prevention.com] Symptoms can include: Fever, chills, night sweats, and flu-like symptoms Weakness and fatigue Swollen or bleeding gums Headaches Enlarged liver and spleen Swollen tonsils[everydayhealth.com]

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