regional lymphadenopathy


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regional lymphadenopathy

tenderness, pain and swelling of regional lymph glands (e.g. popliteal or inguinal glands) indicative of proximal spread of distal infection, e.g. from the foot; usually associated with other signs of systemic infection, i.e. general malaise, pyrexia and fever and other constitutional symptoms
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Regional lymphadenopathy, which is the hallmark of cat-scratch disease, appears proximal to the inoculation site after 1 to 3 weeks.
Regional lymphadenopathy, serum eosinophilia, and elevated IgE levels are uncommon in ALHE.
An endoscopic ultrasound revealed no involvement of the muscularis propria or regional lymphadenopathy (T1N0).
Chancroid should be considered in patients with one or more painful genital ulcers, regional lymphadenopathy, negative dark field or serologic testing for syphilis, and negative testing for herpes simplex virus.
The patient may have fever, headache, malaise, or regional lymphadenopathy.
We defined tick-borne lymphadenopathy case-patients as those with skin lesion (eschar) at the tick bite site and regional lymphadenopathy (2).
The two most common sites of regional lymphadenopathy in patients with cat-scratch disease are the upper extremities (46% of cases) and the head and neck region (26%).
To the Editor: During 1990 in Uruguay, a rickettsiosis in the spotted fever group was presumptively diagnosed for 3 patients who had fever, an initial small maculopapulous lesion at the site of a tick bite on the scalp, and subsequent regional lymphadenopathy.

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