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10 Possible Causes for Postauricular Adenopathy

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report a patient with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who developed cytomegalovirus (CMV)-induced infectious mononucleosis-like syndrome (IMLS) while being treated with methotrexate and infliximab. She suddenly developed intermittent high fever and general fatigue with liver dysfunction, remarkable lymphocytosis and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    More than 80% of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in pediatric population is curable by using combinations of chemotherapy. However, 20% of the cases still suffer from disease relapse. The most common site of relapse is bone marrow. Relapse of childhood ALL involving the eyeball is rare. However, it occurs in 2.2%[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    Inflammatory postauricular adenopathy deserves mention here. One or more lymph nodes reside under the skin behind the auricle overlying the mastoid bone.[rrnursingschool.biz]

  • Varicella

    Live-attenuated varicella vaccination is safe in non-immunocompromised populations and is associated with rare non-serious adverse events. A healthcare worker (HCW) developed varicella infection, and exposure investigation led to immunization against varicella in an exposed non-immune HCW. Subsequently,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rubella

    Childhood rubella infection is a mild, self-limiting illness. Rubella infection among pregnant women however, is a major public health concern. Depending on gestation age, it may result in fetal death, stillbirth or a new-born with congenital rubella syndrome (CRS). Maternal antibodies protect young infants from rubella[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Marfanoid Habitus with Situs Inversus

    adenopathy Fever, night sweats, weight loss Fibrous plaques in soft tissue of penis Peyronie's disease (connective tissue disorder) Gout, mental retardation, self-mutilating[studyblue.com] Paramyxovirus) -"4C's of measles": Cough , Conjunctivitis, Coryza, Koplik spots -Descending (head to toe) maculopapular rash presents LAST DDx: Rubella (togavirus) truncal rash, POSTAURICULAR[studyblue.com]

  • Viral Exanthem

    Tender suboccipital, posterior cervical, and postauricular adenopathy are common.[ahcmedia.com]

  • Neonatal Inflammatory Skin and Bowel Disease 2

    Rubella: – Rash resembles measles, but patient is not ill looking – Prominent postauricular, posterior cervical /- suboccipital adenopathy – Forschemier spots: small, red[learn.pediatrics.ubc.ca]

  • Lymphadenitis

    Less common is enlargement of the suboccipital or postauricular nodes.[emedicine.medscape.com] Lymphadenitis may affect a single node or a group of nodes (regional adenopathy) and may be unilateral or bilateral.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cervical Lymphadenitis

    Less common is enlargement of the suboccipital or postauricular nodes.[emedicine.medscape.com] Lymphadenitis may affect a single node or a group of nodes (regional adenopathy) and may be unilateral or bilateral.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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