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64 Possible Causes for Preauricular Swelling

  • Otitis Media

    Abstract Septic arthritis of the temporomandibular joint (SATMJ) is an extremely rare disease with characteristic features of preauricular pain, swelling, redness, and malocclusion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sialadenitis

    Although the parotitis is very rare in neonates as described it should be suspected in neonates with erythematous preauricular swelling.[jcnonweb.com] As in our case the history of initial appearance of swelling and erythema were in the preauricular area which then progressed subsequently to involve the submandibular and[jcnonweb.com]

  • Pleomorphic Adenoma

    Facial asymmetry was evident due to a diffuse swelling on right lower third of the face in the preauricular region ( Figure 1 ). Skin over the swelling revealed scaring.[pubs.sciepub.com]

  • Mumps

    Cancer Invest. 2018 Feb 7;36(2):106-117. doi: 10.1080/07357907.2018.1434539. Epub 2018 Feb 27. Son HA 1 , Zhang L 2, 3 , Cuong BK 1 , Van Tong H 1, 4 , Cuong LD 1 , Hang NT 1 , Nhung HTM 5 , Yamamoto N 2 , Toan NL 1 . Author information 1 a Department of Pathophysiology , Vietnam Military Medical University , Hanoi ,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sialolithiasis

    [Article in English, Spanish] Abstract Salivary duct lithiasis is a condition characterized by the obstruction of a salivary gland or its excretory duct due to the formation of calcareous concretions or sialoliths resulting in salivary ectasia and even provoking the subsequent dilation of the salivary gland.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parotid Duct Obstruction

    A suggestion for treatment Summary 1. Four cases of salivary duct obstruction without stones were presented. 2. A method of treatment was outlined that proved effective in eliminating the distress in three of the patients. The fourth patient had a spontaneous evacuation of the obstruction before treatment was[…][link.springer.com]

  • Furunculosis

    Abstract Orbital inflammation secondary to sinus inflammation is a well known entity and has been widely reported. However, nasal furunculosis resulting in orbital inflammation is a rare occurrence. We present a case of a 2-year-old boy who developed multiple bilateral orbital abscesses secondary to nasal furunculosis.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Preauricular Pits

    Presentation Clinical presentation of various ear anomalies may be summarized as follows: Differential diagnoses Preauricular swelling/infection Parotid swelling/mass/tumor[thehealthscience.com] All patients had recurrent painful preauricular swelling and gained symptomatic relief with antibiotics. Only 1 patient had excision.[ispub.com] The signs of an infected preauricular pit are redness, pain, fever, swelling, and/or a yellowish, thick discharge.[verywell.com]

  • Preauricular Sinus or Pit

    Presentation Clinical presentation of various ear anomalies may be summarized as follows: Differential diagnoses Preauricular swelling/infection Parotid swelling/mass/tumor[thehealthscience.com] All patients had recurrent painful preauricular swelling and gained symptomatic relief with antibiotics. Only 1 patient had excision.[ispub.com] Key Points in the History • Preauricular pits and sinuses are generally asymptomatic but if infected, may present with swelling, pain, erythema, and discharge.[entokey.com]

  • Synovial Cyst

    The patient presented with a right preauricular swelling, 1cm anterior to the tragus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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