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Title: Unusual manifestations of Epstein-Barr virus infection in an 8-month-old male infant
Authors: Peninnah Oberdorfer
Kritsana Kongthavonsakul
Taneeya Towiwat
Nutchanun Klangkalya
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2012
Abstract: Severe acute hepatitis is a rare complication of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. The authors report a case of an 8-month-old male infant who presented with subacute fever and jaundice. The physical examination showed hepatosplenomegaly and ecchymoses on his abdomen, chest wall and extremities. He received vitamin K therapy and prednisolone, and he recovered well without further complications or sequelae. Although severe acute hepatitis is a rare complication of EBV infection, clinicians should recognise this condition in order to provide a prompt treatment.
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http://cmuir.cmu.ac.th/jspui/handle/6653943832/51958
ISSN: 1757790X
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