Acute hepatitis due to epstein-barr virus in an immunocompetent patient

Pagidipati, Neha; Obstein, Keith L.; Rucker-Schmidt, Rachel; Odze, Robert D.; Thompson, Christopher C.
April 2010
Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Apr2010, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p1182
Academic Journal
journal article
The article presents the case study of a 21-year-old Caucasian female with cognitive delay who was brought to the emergency department after reporting sexual abuse. She was diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and hepatitis induced by EBV. Information about the symptoms of EBV, which include symptoms of infectious mononucleosis such as fever and lethargy, is presented.


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