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234 Possible Causes for Tonsillitis, Trismus

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    CONCLUSIONS: Several findings support the acute tonsillitis hypothesis.[] Two groups were compared based on time to oral intake, grade of trismus, pain severity and duration of hospitalization.[] We present a case of a 30 year old male patient with severe throat pain and trismus.[]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    Peritonsillar abscess and tonsillitis may result in parapharyngeal abscess.[] Trismus is minimal.[] Examination found trismus, through which a lateral pharyngeal bulge could be observed.[]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    […] the tonsil.[] Drainage under general anesthesia may be needed for Severe trismus Young, uncooperative patients Impending airway compromise, enlarging masses Steroids Solu-Medrol 125mg IV[] Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis Epidemiology Sore throat is a common complaint in children and adolescents. Most cases of pharyngitis are viral and self-limited.[]

  • Tonsillitis

    Children who develop tonsillitis have swollen lymph nodes in the neck and also develop patches on the tonsils.[] Patients with pain predominantly on one side, trismus (reduced mouth opening) and a hot-potato voice may have a peritonsillar abscess.[] Ear pain and trismus can also occur 1 .[]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    We describe the case of a 22-year-old man with a massive retropharyngeal abscess that was caused by inadequate treatment of acute tonsillitis.[] The presenting symptoms, for all patients, were fever, odynophagia, torticollis, and trismus, and the clinical examination showed bulging of the posterior wall of the oropharynx[] […] peritonsillar cellulitis quinsy Type 1 Excludes acute tonsillitis ( J03.- ) chronic tonsillitis ( J35.0 ) retropharyngeal abscess ( J39.0 ) tonsillitis NOS ( J03.9- ) Use[]

  • Pharyngitis

    Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis Pharyngitis and tonsillitis are infections in the throat that cause inflammation.[] […] worsens DysphagiaDysphagia High feverHigh fever Ipsilateral throat, ear & possibly neck painIpsilateral throat, ear & possibly neck pain  Physical ExamPhysical Exam  Trismus[] […] viral etiology Nose Presence of rhinorrhea suggests viral etiology Coryza may be seen in those children less than 3 years of age with GAS pharyngitis Throat Presence of trismus[]

  • Carcinoma of the Tonsil

    Mucoepidermoid carcinoma originates from minor salivary glands, and it is therefore surprising that it is not more commonly seen in the tonsil.[] Trismus, which may be an accompanying sign, is only rarely the only presenting symptom. A case is presented.[] Beekhuis GJ, Harrington EB (1965) Trismus. Etiology and management of inability to open the mouth. Laryngoscope 75: 1234–1258 Google Scholar 3.[]

  • Lemierre Syndrome

    Examination revealed pustular exudates on the right tonsil and thrombophlebitis of the right external jugular vein (Panel A, arrows).[] A 51-year-old woman was hospitalized with a high fever, occipital pain, blepharoptosis, and trismus.[] A 34-year-old woman attended the emergency room with tonsillitis, left head and neck cellulitis, left facial vein thrombosis and lung abscesses.[]

  • Acute Adenoiditis

    Acute erythematous tonsillitis; Acute erythematous tonsillitis (disorder); Acute exudative tonsillitis; Acute follicular tonsillitis; Acute follicular tonsillitis (disorder[] Odontogenic Dental caries b)Haematogenic c)Glandular Sub-lingual/mandibular gland infection Organims are strep. viridans and E.coli Symptoms of Ludwig's Angina HIGH FEVER (39) Trismus[] Symptoms include: severe throat pain, fever, drooling, foul breath, trismus (difficulty opening the mouth), and muffled voice quality, such as the hot potato voice (as if[]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    Chronic tonsillitis is defined as more than five attacks of typical throat infection related symptoms per year accompanied by hypertrophy of the tonsils, most frequently caused[] Ear pain and trismus can also occur 1.[] […] intake difficulty sleepingLess common symptoms include: nausea fatigue stomach ache vomiting furry tongue bad breath (halitosis) voice changes difficulty opening the mouth (trismus[]

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