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104 Possible Causes for Tonsillar Exudate

  • Pharyngitis

    exudate with or without scarlatiniform rash, fever and malaise had been subjected to perform a rapid test (RAD: Rapid antigen detection) for the search of the beta-hemolytic[] Figure 35-1 Strep pharyngitis showing tonsillar exudate and erythema. ( Courtesy of Michael Nguyen, MD .)[] The original model designated four criteria: tonsillar exudates, swollen tender anterior cervical nodes, absence of a cough, and history of fever.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    exudates, fever, and absence of cough are less likely than with streptococcal pharyngitis or infectious mononucleosis Table 1.[] Fatigue and malaise may persist for several months after the acute infection has resolved. [ 6 ] Sore throat; tonsillar enlargement is common, classically exudative and may[] exudates, fever, and absence of cough are less likely than with streptococcal pharyngitis or infectious mononucleosis What Are the Pros and Cons of Physical Examination and[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] erythema, and exudate.[] Patients with 2 or more of the following features should undergo testing: (1) absence of cough, (2) presence of tonsillar exudates or swelling, (3) history of fever, (4) presence[] […] erythema or exudates 1 Table 2.[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    exudate) Individuals with strep throat can experience other associated signs and symptoms as well, which may include any of the following: Headache Abdominal pain Nausea[] Commonly, the tonsils may have a bumpy look on their surface - somewhat like a golf ball White or yellow colored spots on the tonsils (tonsillar exudate) Petechiae (look like[] These lesions commonly produce vasodilatation, spreading edema, and an exudate composed mostly of neutrophils, often mixed with macrophages.[]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    […] or advanced nurse practitioner. 33 It is important that antibiotics are not prescribed haphazardly, and the presence of three or four Centor criteria (history of fever, tonsillar[] exudates, no cough, tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy) may be used as a guide to consider prescription of antibiotics. 34 The higher the score, the greater the probability[]

  • Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

    She had conjunctival erythema, cracked, red lips, and bilateral tonsillar exudates. Cervical nodes were tender and not fluctuant. Plantar desquamation was present.[]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    exudates or ulcers erythema and oedema of hands and feet – this is a common feature but may only manifest as failure or refusal to weight-bear.[] Photophobia and eye pain are seldom present erythema of oral and/or pharyngeal mucosa – may include strawberry tongue, red pharynx and/or red and cracked lips, but no tonsillar[]

  • Scarlet Fever

    exudate in only 24% (95% CI: 17-31%).[] […] processes (95% CI: 84-94%), with a temperature of 38 C in 73% (95% CI: 65-80%), enlarged lymph nodes in 70% (95% CI: 58-82%), absence of cough in 73% (95% CI: 65-80%), and tonsillar[]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    The clinical presentation initially focuses on symptoms such as cervical lymphadenopathy, presence of tonsillar exudates, fever and swallowing difficulties, which is considered[] There are four Centor Criteria that may be used: [ 2 ] History of fever Tonsillar exudates No cough Tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy Patients with one or none of these[] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Physical examination may reveal erythema and swelling of the pharynx, enlarged and erythematous tonsils, tonsillar exudate and palatal petechiae.[] A culture positive case of streptococcal pharyngitis with typical tonsillar exudate in an 8-year-old.[] exudates 36 85 2.3 0.76 Tonsillar or pharyngeal exudates 45 75 1.8 0.74 Table 1.[]

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