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 .

Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing With Back Pain

Deal With Your Pain, Lead A Wonderful Life An Live Like A 'Normal' Person. Before I really start telling you anything about me or finding out anything about you, I want you to know that I sympathize with you. Not only is it one of the most painful experiences to have backpain. Not only is it the number one excuse for employees not coming into work. But perhaps just as significantly, it is something that I suffered from for years.

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