cervical adenitis


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adenitis

 [ad″ĕ-ni´tis]
inflammation of a gland.
cervical adenitis a condition characterized by enlarged, inflamed, and tender lymph nodes of the neck; seen in certain infectious diseases of children, such as acute infections of the throat. Called also cervical lymphadenitis.
cervical adenitis, tuberculous tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis.
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International periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, cervical adenitis syndrome cohort: description of distinct phenotypes in 301 patients.
Periodic fever accompanied by aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis syndrome (PFAPA syndrome) in adults.
Accompanying signs and symptoms included aphthous stomatitis (38%), pharyngitis (85%), and cervical adenitis (62%).
Herlin, "Periodic fever associated with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis," Danish Medical Journal, vol.
Kone-Paut, "Is colchicine an effective treatment in periodic fever, aphtous stomatitis, pharyngitis, cervical adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome?" Joint Bone Spine, vol.
C-reactive protein in the periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome.
EPTB was diagnosed in 2.3% of the HIV positive patients, the commonest being cervical adenitis (1.9%) of the cases followed by pleural effusion (0.4%) of the cases.
Diagnostic problems of tuberculous cervical adenitis (scrofula).
-- Only scanty evidence exists to guide the treatment of the syndrome of periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis, said Dr.
The syndrome--known as PFAPA (periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis)--is marked by the following features:
Cervical adenitis and scarlatiniform rash are less common, he noted.
The symptoms that most significantly correlate with a positive strep result are tonsillar exudate, scarlatina rash, and anterior cervical adenitis, according to a recent study by Dr: Todd and his colleagues (Pediatrics [online] 11116], 2003; www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/111/6/e666).