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333 Possible Causes for Posterior Auricular Pain, Vesicular Rash

  • Herpes Zoster Oticus

    It presents classically with severe otalgia, a vesicular rash in the Concha or on the Pinna of the affected ear in association with a lower motor neurone lesion of the homolateral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A full inspection of the auditory canal and the face is sufficient to identify vesicular rash that is highly suggestive of a VZV infection.[symptoma.com] rash.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Varicella

    Abstract The earliest reports of vesicular rashes of the type we now recognize to be caused by herpes simplex and zoster date to the ancient civilizations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 79-year-old man with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia presented with fever and a widespread vesicular rash on 19 November 2014.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 64-year-old immunocompetent man developed a widespread pruritic and vesicular rash 2 weeks after receiving the zoster vaccine (Zostavax).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rubella

    Decisions on the management of a susceptible woman developing a non-vesicular rash or rubella in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy should be taken in partnership with a specialist[ecdc.europa.eu] Investigation is not required but she should return if a rash develops.[ecdc.europa.eu]

  • Skin Infection

    […] those of scrub typhus with bite‐eschar formation within 10 to 12 days, followed by fever, chills, severe headache, conjunctival injection, and truncal maculopapular, then vesicular[doi.org] , rash. 27,28 Unlike scrub typhus, complications are rare, but may include thrombocytopenia and interstitial pneumonia. 27,28 Hearing loss does not occur, and regional lymphadenopathy[doi.org]

    Missing: Posterior Auricular Pain
  • Streptococcal Infection

    In severe cases, small vesicular lesions (ie, miliary sudamina) may appear on the abdomen, hands, and feet.[emedicine.medscape.com] Toward the end of the first week of illness, the rash begins to fade and is followed by a desquamation over the trunk, which progresses to the hands and feet.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Posterior Auricular Pain
  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Other appearances of this rash include: Morbilliform (small, flat, measles-like patches) Papular (small bumps) Scarlatiniform (tiny spots like scarlet fever ) Vesicular (little[dermnetnz.org] The rash varies, and has been described as petechial, macular, scarlatinoform, urticarial, and vesicular.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] blisters) Purpuric (bruise-like) This is in contrast to a more intense itchy maculopapular or morbilliform rash which appears on extensor surfaces and pressure points 7 to[dermnetnz.org]

    Missing: Posterior Auricular Pain
  • Herpes Zoster

    In both cases, the orbital syndrome developed prior to the vesicular rash.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most patients with herpes zoster ophthalmicus present with a periorbital vesicular rash distributed according to the affected dermatome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The usual presentation of herpes zoster is as a self-limiting vesicular rash, often accompanied by post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), its most common complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Posterior Auricular Pain
  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

    The diagnostic hallmarks are oral ulcers and maculo-papular or vesicular rash on the hands and feet.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The main manifestations are fever, vesicular rashes on hand, feet and buttocks and ulcers in the oral mucosa.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] rash on the soles of her feet.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Posterior Auricular Pain
  • Herpes Zoster Infection of the Chest Wall

    A vesicular rash of the right T11–T12 dermatomes developed in a 75-year-old man.[nejm.org] Physical examination revealed an erythematous vesicular rash along the T5 dermatome of her left hemithorax, crossing over her surgical scars to reach the edge of her reconstructed[journals.lww.com] On the day of the in-patient admission the preoperative physical examination revealed a pruritic erythematous vesicular rash around the right trunk and the reconstructed right[e-aps.org]

    Missing: Posterior Auricular Pain
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 Infection

    Microphthalmia, cataract, chorioretinitis, and optic atrophy are common findings, and neonates often have a vesicular rash.[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Posterior Auricular Pain

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