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58 Possible Causes for Posterior Cervical Adenopathy

  • Insect Bite

    Insect bites may be inflicted by mosquitos, fleas, bugs, lice and a plethora of other species pertaining to distinct families of the order insects. While they are of little medical interest in the vast majority of cases, immunocompromised or allergic patients may suffer from severe reactions to an insect bite. Most[…][]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Characteristic clinical features of EBV IM include bilateral upper lid edema, exudative or nonexudative pharyngitis, bilateral posterior cervical adenopathy, and splenomegaly[] In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[] Conclusions and Relevance In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae[]

  • Leukemia

    This microscopy image provided by Dr. Carl June on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 shows immune system T-cells, center, binding to beads which cause the cells to divide. The beads, depicted in yellow, are later removed, leaving pure T-cells which are then ready for infusion to the cancer patients. Scientists are reporting the[…][]

  • Sarcoidosis

    The article presents a clinical observation of two patients with generalized sarcoidosis. The woman typical granulomatous changes in the lungs and lymph nodes combined with atrial fibrillation, kidney failure and hereditary thrombophilia, men with atherosclerotic coronary arteries, re-myocardial infarction, cholestasis,[…][]

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

    The endobronchial localization of Hodgkin's disease is a rare entity which is often confused with endobronchial tuberculosis in our setting. We report the case of a 16 years old female who presented with 6 months history of dry cough, hemoptysis, dyspnea, dysphagia and dysphonia. The chest radiography showed a[…][]

  • Perifolliculitis Capitis Abscedens

    Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens or dissecting cellulitis of the scalp is a rare, chronic destructive folliculitis of the scalp, characterized by painful nodules, purulent drainage, sinus tracts, keloid formation and cicatricial alopecia. The cause of the disease is unknown, but it is similar in many features[…][]

  • Impetigo

    Impetigo is a skin infection caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria. It is also known as school sores because it commonly affects school-aged children. Impetigo is more common during the warmer months. Staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria can live harmlessly on and inside various areas of the body,[…][]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    OBJECTIVE: Definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is considered the standard of care for organ preservation and is the only potentially curative therapy for surgically unresectable patients with stage III to IVb locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. In patients with high risks for[…][]

  • Acute Leukemia

    Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Nov 1;23(21):6478-6486. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-17-0489. Epub 2017 Jul 28. Shouval R 1, 2, 3, 4, Ruggeri A 5, 6, Labopin M 5, 7, Mohty M 5, 8, Sanz G 9, Michel G 10, Kuball J 11, Chevallier P 12, Al-Seraihy A 13, Milpied NJ 14, de Heredia CD 15, Arcese W 16, Blaise D 17, Rocha V 6, 18, Fein J 19, 3, Unger R[…][]

  • Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 017.2 Tuberculosis of peripheral lymph nodes There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 017.2 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim. 017.2 Excludes tuberculosis of lymph nodes: tuberculous tracheobronchial adenopathy ( 012.1 ) Applies To Scrofula[…][]

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