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26 Possible Causes for Preauricular Adenopathy

  • Blepharitis

    Overview Blepharitis (blef-uh-RYE-tis) is inflammation of the eyelids. Blepharitis usually involves the part of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow and affects both eyelids. Blepharitis commonly occurs when tiny oil glands located near the base of the eyelashes become clogged. This leads to irritated and red eyes.[…][mayoclinic.org]

  • Pharyngoconjunctival Fever

    Nontender cervical lymphadenopathy and tender, enlarged preauricular adenopathy may be present.[odlarmed.com] ) is an acute and highly infectious illness characterized by fever, pharyngitis, acute follicular conjunctivitis, and regional lymphoid hyperplasia with tender, enlarged preauricular[emedicine.medscape.com] adenopathy.[odlarmed.com]

  • Inclusion Conjunctivitis

    Among AIC patients, follicles in the lower tarsus and preauricular adenopathy are very common.[clspectrum.com] Preauricular adenopathy is common, along with conjunctival membranes or pseudomembranes. Patients may have URI symptoms prior to the onset of the conjunctivitis.[hawaii.edu] Preauricular adenopathy is common. Constitutional sx include fever, malaise, nausea and vomiting.[hopkinsguides.com]

  • Tularemia

    Abstract A case of ulcero-glandular tularemia is presented. Discussion is based on the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with cutaneous lesions, regional lymphadenopathy and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Conjunctivitis

    Preauricular adenopathy is common in EKC and herpes, whereas chemosis is variable.[emedicine.com] Key Points Acute bacterial conjunctivitis tends to differ from viral conjunctivitis by the presence of purulent discharge and the absence of chemosis and preauricular adenopathy[web.archive.org] Preauricular adenopathy sometimes occurs; chemosis (thickened, boggy conjunctiva) is common.[emedicine.com]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    Preauricular adenopathy may develop. Chemosis, pain, and punctate corneal lesions that are visible with fluorescein staining may be present.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Lymphadenitis

    Preauricular adenopathy is associated with several forms of conjunctivitis, including unilocular granulomatous conjunctivitis ( catscratch disease , chlamydial conjunctivitis[emedicine.medscape.com] Preauricular adenopathy is associated with several forms of conjunctivitis, including unilocular granulomatous conjunctivitis ( catscratch disease, chlamydial conjunctivitis[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Gonococcal Conjunctivitis

    Acute bacterial conjunctivitis tends to differ from viral conjunctivitis by the presence of purulent discharge and the absence of chemosis and preauricular adenopathy.[merckmanuals.com] : conjunctival papillae, marked chemosis, preauricular adenopathy, eyelid swelling.[lifeinthefastlane.com] Chlamydia Inferior tarsal or bulbar conjunctival follicles, superior corneal pannus, palpable preauricular node, or peripheral SEIs.[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Pilomatrixoma

    The clinical differential diagnosis of head and neck pilomatricoma includes sebaceous cyst, ossifying hematoma, brachial remnants, preauricular sinuses, adenopathy, giant[doi.org] […] region, and adenopathy, calcified hematoma, and lipoma in other sites. 4 , 5 , 8 , 15 Radiologic imaging is of little diagnostic value for pilomatrixoma.[jamanetwork.com] […] cell tumor, chondroma, dermoid cyst, degenerating fibroxanthoma, foreign body reaction, and osteoma cutis. 6 - 9 , 11 , 12 In the preauricular area, pilomatricomas can be[doi.org]

  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    Preauricular adenopathy may be present.[healio.com]

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