[ClickPress, Fri Apr 19 2019] Clinical manifestations of pharyngitis at times encompass tonsillar exudates, fever, painful cervical adenopathy
, ear pain and pharyngeal erythema.
Although differential diagnoses for fever and cervical adenopathy
are many, perianal desquamation seen in the index child was a strong clinical indicator of KD and enabled us to promptly initiate IVIg (1).
at Virchow's node is a well-known indicator of abdominal malignancy .
Caption: Figure 2: CT abdomen and pelvis: (a) bulky retroperitoneal adenopathy
of the abdomen as well as bilateral iliac chain adenopathy
Associated skin thickening or axillary adenopathy
was seen in 26 women (Fig.
A chest x-ray would be diagnostic, as the presence of bilateral hilar adenopathy
along with the other symptoms would be diagnostic of Lofgren's syndrome.
The likelihood of infectious mononucleosis is increased with the presence of posterior cervical adenopathy
, inguinal or axillary adenopathy
, palatine petechiae, and splenomegaly, whereas the likelihood reduces with the absence of any lymphadenopathy.
All patients who presented with cervical lymph adenopathy
were included in the study.
Typical KD criteria include fever going on for more than 5 days, cervical adenopathy
, nonpurulent bilateral conjunctival injection, oral mucosal changes, hand-foot changes in extremities and polymorfic rash on body.
A retrospective analysis of 100 consecutive patients who were 18 years or older and referred for assessment of mediastinal adenopathy
from October 2012 to September 2013 was performed.
UCD is an isolated lymph adenopathy
without symptoms except those due to the tumoral mass while MCD is defined by the presence of diffuse lymph adenopathy
and hepatosplenomegaly associated with systemic inflammatory manifestations: fever, asthenia, and weight loss.
She had no other known lesions, masses, or adenopathy
The patient is a 42-year-old Caucasian man with evolving adenopathy
. He had not noticed any B symptoms.
A CT of the chest revealed bilateral mediastinal and hilar adenopathy
with calcification, without any parenchymal abnormalities.
The patient also had mild cervical adenopathy
. Two skin biopsies were performed on the different morphologies on the hands.