In case of preauricular adenopathy, there is conjunctivitis infection, secondary to uniocular granulomatous infection. This condition may be associated with catscratch disease, and it is also referred to as perinaud occuloglandular syndrome.
It includes various other conditions like chlamydial conjunctivitis and listeriosis conditions. Various other cases also involve tularemia or tuberculosis infection According to research; it has been found that adenovirus type 3 pharyngeal conjunctivitis fever can also lead to preauricular adenopathy.
Some of the signs and symptoms associated with this disease, include follicular conjunctivitis and enlarged periauricular that also includes the posterior cervical nodes. In certain cases adenovirus type 8 infections may cause epidemic keratoconjunctivitis which causes preauricular adenopathy.
In case of the catscratch disease only a single node or multiple nodes may be involved in the preauricular adenopathy.
There is differential diagnosis associated with preauricular adenopathy, and it may be caused due to various agents like pharyngoconjuntival fever and tarsistis or tularemia that affects mastoiditis or zygomatic leading to symptoms associated with adenopathy.
In case of conjunctivitis fever, there is red or erythema skin condition and there fever and rash associated with this condition. Some clinical presentations also include popular rash and the rash may also indicate the presence of cervical adenopathy.
In other cases there is adenopathy associated with burning or raw throat feeling. The nose may be blocked or stuffy with red and inflamed pharynx. There is runny nose and rhinorrhea with various throat conditions associated with this type of adenopathy.