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129 Possible Causes for Tonsillar Exudate

  • Pharyngitis

    Figure 35-1 Strep pharyngitis showing tonsillar exudate and erythema. ( Courtesy of Michael Nguyen, MD .)[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] PATIENTS AND METHODS: 50 patients presenting sore throat associated with erythema and/or pharyngeal tonsillar exudate with or without scarlatiniform rash, fever and malaise[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination, she has bilateral tonsillar erythema and exudate ( Figure 35-1 ). Her anterior cervical lymph nodes are tender.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Tonsillitis

    PATIENTS AND METHODS: 50 patients presenting sore throat associated with erythema and/or pharyngeal tonsillar exudate with or without scarlatiniform rash, fever and malaise[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The typical FN-positive AT patient was a smoking young (15-25 years) male presenting with tonsillar exudates and a Centor score of 2 or higher.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    exudates, fever, and absence of cough are less likely than with streptococcal pharyngitis or infectious mononucleosis Table 1.[aafp.org] 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[patient.info] 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[aafp.org]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    The clinical presentation initially focuses on symptoms such as cervical lymphadenopathy, presence of tonsillar exudates, fever and swallowing difficulties, which is considered[symptoma.com] exudates.[merck.com] Tonsillar exudates. No cough. Tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy. Patients with one or none of these criteria are unlikely to have GABS.[patient.info]

  • Scarlet Fever

    exudate in only 24% (95% CI: 17-31%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) recommends the Centor scoring system, which uses the following clinical criteria: Tonsillar exudate Tender anterior[pharmaceutical-journal.com] These systems assign points based on the presence or absence of suggestive clinical features, such as fever, absence of cough, presence of tonsillar exudates, and swollen,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    Tender, swollen cervical lymph nodes and tonsillar exudates may occur. The disease is normally self-limiting.[amboss.com] Tonsillitis A culture positive case of Streptococcal pharyngitis with typical tonsillar exudate Pronunciation TON-si-LY-tis Specialty Infectious disease Symptoms Sore throat[en.wikipedia.org] Management • Bed rest with soft diet and plenty of fluids intake • Analgesic and antipyeretic • Antimicrobial therapy (presence of tonsillar exudates, presence of a fever,[slideshare.net]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

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

  • 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.[racgp.org.au] 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[racgp.org.au]

  • Acatalasia

    Acatalasia, a deficiency of the enzyme catalase, is a relatively benign condition in which the substrate, hydrogen peroxide, may accumulate. Many patients with acatalasia are asymptomatic, while some develop mouth sores. Acatalasia (acatalasemia, catalase deficiency) is a rare genetic condition displaying a pattern of[…][symptoma.com]

  • Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Tonsillar swelling, tonsillar exudates, tender or enlarged anterior cervical lymph nodes, absence of cough and absence of rhinorrhea were associated with positive cultures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The strongest independent predictors of GABHS pharyngitis are patient age of five to 15 years, absence of cough, tender anterior cervical adenopathy, tonsillar exudates, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] GABHS pharyngitis often presents with fever, sore throat, tonsillar exudates, and anterior cervical lymphadenopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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