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70 Possible Causes for Tonsillar Swelling

  • Acute Laryngitis

    BACKGROUND: This is an update of the original review published in 2005. Acute laryngitis is a common illness worldwide. Diagnosis is often made by case history alone and treatment often targets symptoms. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness and safety of different antibiotic therapies in adults with acute[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1H

    BACKGROUND: Hip dysplasia is common in patients with Hurler syndrome (HS). However, its prevalence and optimal management is not yet clear because of the rarity of the disease and the prior short life span of these patients. Recent advances in the management of these children using allogeneic hematopoietic cell[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    A peritonsillar abscess may manifest as unilateral palatal and tonsillar pillar swelling, with downward and medial tonsil displacement; the uvula may tilt to the opposite[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    GABHS is the most common bacterial cause of pharyngitis. 16 – 18 GABHS Infection Symptoms of strep throat may include pharyngeal erythema and swelling, tonsillar exudate,[aafp.org] On physical exam, she has anterior cervical lymphadenopathy and patchy tonsillar exudates and swelling.[medbullets.com] (subjective or measured in office) 1 Absence of cough 1 Tender anterior cervical adenopathy 1 Tonsillar swelling or exudates 1 Age Younger than 15 years 1 15 to 45 years[aafp.org]

  • Tonsillitis

    […] erythema or swelling or exudate No cough or conjunctivitis or rhinorrhoea 2–16 365 22 93 75 Attia † (2001) 20 Tonsillar swelling Tender and enlarged cervical lymph nodes[web.archive.org] Tonsillitis is usually not serious unless a tonsillar abscess develops. When this happens, the swelling can be severe enough to block your child's breathing.[webmd.com] […] exudate or enlarged anterior cervical lymph nodes 2–13 451 84 40 30 McIsaac † (1998) 18 Tender and enlarged anterior cervical lymph nodes Tonsillar swelling or exudate Temperature[web.archive.org]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    It is features such as trismus, a “hot potato” voice, greater tonsillar swelling on one side and deviation of the uvula, which are the main signs that differentiate a quinsy[healthhype.com] swelling, trismus PTA - if no response Differential Diagnoses Epiglottitis Retropharyngeal abscess or cellulitis Parapharyngeal abscess Severe tonsillopharyngitis Mononucleosis[fprmed.com] […] saliva • “hot potato voice ” • Headache • Facial and neck swelling • Difficulty in breathing • In kids –anorexia , lack of sleep and irritability Investigations of Peri-tonsillar[drthindhomeopathy.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Those patients admitted for observation are only discharged when the tonsillar swelling has subsided and the patient is able to tolerate a diet.[symptoma.com] swelling.[uspharmacist.com] […] acyclovir, however, provided no significant reductions on individual clinical symptoms of duration of fever, lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, weight loss, or tonsillar[uspharmacist.com]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    In model II, three independent variables were identified: moderate to severe tonsillar swelling, moderate to severe tenderness and enlargement of cervical lymph nodes, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Description of prediction guide During the clinical evaluation, the examining physician recorded 4 variables from the tested model: cervical lymphadenopathy, tonsillar swelling[acpjc.org] Physical examination may reveal erythema and swelling of the pharynx, enlarged and erythematous tonsils, tonsillar exudate and palatal petechiae.[drplace.com]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    […] erythema or swelling or exudate No cough or conjunctivitis or rhinorrhoea 2–16 365 22 93 75 Attia † (2001) 20 Tonsillar swelling Tender and enlarged cervical lymph nodes[web.archive.org] Hence, the tonsillar infection will also infect the node and cause neck swelling. The swelling will resolve once the tonsillitis is cured.[icliniq.com] […] exudate or enlarged anterior cervical lymph nodes 2–13 451 84 40 30 McIsaac † (1998) 18 Tender and enlarged anterior cervical lymph nodes Tonsillar swelling or exudate Temperature[web.archive.org]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    It is features such as trismus, a “hot potato” voice, greater tonsillar swelling on one side and deviation of the uvula, which are the main signs that differentiate a quinsy[healthhype.com] An adolescent presents with high fever, sore throat, odynophagia, possibly with neck swelling. A tonsillar infection is suspected, but how severe?[jaocr.org]

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