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456 Possible Causes for Posterior Auricular Pain, Vesicular Rash

  • Varicella

    A 64-year-old immunocompetent man developed a widespread pruritic and vesicular rash 2 weeks after receiving the zoster vaccine (Zostavax).[] A 79-year-old man with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia presented with fever and a widespread vesicular rash on 19 November 2014.[] The diagnosis of varicella is usually made on clinical grounds on the basis of the characteristic 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[] What’s an Erythematous Vesicular Rash? What Does it Mean?[] Subsequent reactivation of latent VZV can result in localized vesicular rash, known as herpes zoster.[]

  • 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[] Reactivation of the virus produces herpes zoster, which is characterized by a unilateral painful vesicular rash in the skin innervated by that dorsal root.[] Investigation is not required but she should return if a rash develops.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Not only morbilliform lesions, but in some cases urticarial, purpuric and vesicular rashes, pustular eyrthematous rash, universal erythema or cutaneous vasculitis in the erythema[] Other appearances of this rash include: Morbilliform (small, flat, measles-like patches) Papular (small bumps) Scarlatiniform (tiny spots like scarlet fever ) Vesicular (little[] The rash varies, and has been described as petechial, macular, scarlatinoform, urticarial, and vesicular.[]

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  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

    The main manifestations are fever, vesicular rashes on hand, feet and buttocks and ulcers in the oral mucosa.[] The diagnostic hallmarks are oral ulcers and maculo-papular or vesicular rash on the hands and feet.[] Serious enteroviral infection can lead to: Widespread vesicular rash Enteritis (gut infection ) Myocarditis (heart muscle infection ) Meningoencephalitis (brain infection[]

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  • Herpes Labialis

    Physical findings include a painful vesicular rash ranging from multiple lesions with primary infection to a few lesions with recurrent infection in the immune competent host[]

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  • Herpes Zoster

    Its reactivation results in herpes zoster, otherwise known as shingles, which is a painful vesicular rash in a dermatomal distribution.[] In both cases, the orbital syndrome developed prior to the vesicular rash.[] Women ages 50 years and older are at risk for herpes zoster, a reactivated virus from varicella zoster virus (chickenpox) that causes a painful vesicular rash and can result[]

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  • Hydroa Vacciniforme

    Our patient is a 10-year-old child -without pathological antecedents- who consulted for atrophic depressed scars after a vesicular rash, which begin with a sensation of skin[] rash that heals with crusting and scarring of sun-exposed regions of the skin.[] Frequently the rash first appeared in the spring or summer months and involved sun-exposed skin. [2] The rash starts as a vesicular eruption, later becoming umbilicated, and[]

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  • Bell's Palsy

    Other factors are pain in the posterior auricular area and decreased lacrimation.[] Other factors thought to be associated with poor outcome include pain in the posterior auricular area and decreased lacrimation.[] The symptoms are usually acute appearing within 48 hours and they include lower facial paralysis on one side of the face, reduced secretion of tears, posterior auricular pain[]

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  • Primary Herpes Simplex Infection

    CASE REPORT A 27 year old white woman was referred by her general practitioner to her local hospital with a painful vesicular genital rash.[] The rash of zoster is often intensely pruritic and spreads throughout the dermatome, evolving through papular, vesicular and crusting stages ( Box 9 ).[] An extensive vesicular rash was noted on the posterior aspect of the right thigh, and bilaterally in the sacral and perianal areas. There were no vesicles elsewhere.[]

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