Cervical lymphadenitis in Adult
Common risk factors include symptoms of an upper respiratory infection such as rhinorrhea, coryza, conjunctivitis, fever, or earache, recent dental work, poor dentition / oral hygiene, or contact with animals such as kittens or livestock.
Careful history and physical exam of the neck for unilateral or bilateral enlargement and other nodes for enlargement is an important first step in establishing an underlying cause.
I88.9 – Nonspecific lymphadenitis, unspecified
3502005 – Cervical lymphadenitis