infectious mononucleosis


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Synonyms for infectious mononucleosis

an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream

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Include infectious mononucleosis in the differential for patients presenting with vaginal ulcers--especially those who deny sexual activity.
However, based on the clinical syndrome of fever, exudative pharyngitis, and lymphocytosis, accompanied by positive EBV serology results, the diagnosis of a severe form of EBV infectious mononucleosis complicated by icteric hepatitis, skin vasculitis, and acalculous cholecystitis was considered.
The peculiarity of the case is the fact that after infectious mononucleosis associated with acute hepatitis the child has developed a symptomatic cystic duct stenosis, leading to vesicular hydrops and the necessity of surgical treatment.
Infectious mononucleosis is a self-limiting disease, but upper respiratory tract obstruction, pneumonia, pleural effusion and hilar lymphadenopathy are rare respiratory complications.
General Description of Leukocytes in Infectious Mononucleosis
His monospot test was sent for infectious mononucleosis which was positive.
EBV may cause Infectious mononucleosis, nasopharenx carcinoma, Burkitt lymphoma, Hodgkin disease, lymphoproliferative disease after transplantation and "oral hairy leukoplakia" disease in "human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)" serology positive patients.
Diagnostic testing solutions supplier Quidel Corp (NASDAQ:QDEL) revealed on Monday that the company has commenced the process of receiving orders for its QuickVue+ lateral flow diagnostic test for infectious mononucleosis.
A history of infectious mononucleosis and/or raised antibody titre to the EBV protein EBNA1 synergizes with HLA susceptibility locus to greatly increase the risk of developing MS.
Most of these people had experienced an episode of infectious mononucleosis (sometimes called mono or the "kissing disease") a few years before they began to experience the chronic, incapacitating symptoms of CFS.
EBV infection presents clinically in adults with symptoms indicative of infectious mononucleosis (IM).
Those who contract the virus in their teens or early 20s, usually develop glandular fever, or infectious mononucleosis, and suffer from extreme fatigue, muscle aches, headaches, throat inflammation and weight loss.
Physical findings, laboratory values, and imaging results are of little use in determining when it is safe for young athletes with infectious mononucleosis to return to play.
A vaccine to prevent infectious mononucleosis showed promise in a preliminary study that found symptomatic infections of Epstein-Barr virus dropped from 10 percent in a control group to 2 percent in a vaccinated group.
Infectious mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection usually presents with symptoms such as fever, exudative pharyngitis, lymphaenopathy, and atypical lymphocytosis, but the spectrum of illness is variable.
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