Epstein Barr mononucleosis

Epstein-Barr mononucleosis (infectious mononucleosis, glandular fever) (EBM) is a febrile illness caused by the herpes (Epstein-Barr) virus. It can mimic diseases such as HIV primary infection, streptococcal tonsillitis, viral hepatitis and acute lymphatic leukaemia. There are three forms: the febrile, the anginose (with sore throat) and the glandular (with lymphadenopathy). It may occur at any age but usually between 10 and 35 years, commonest in 15-25 year old age group. The typical clinical features are presented in Table 25.2 and Figure 25.1 .

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