Crystal Zalonis

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Infectious Mononucleosis (Mononucleosis, Mono, EBV (Epstein-Barr virus) primary infection)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Sore throat, malaise and fatigue are the most common presenting symptoms. Rash, fever, and lymphadenopathy are common. Characteristic findings on physical examination Characteristic findings include pharyngitis with reddened/enlarged tonsils (exudative in >50% of cases). Tender lymphadenopathy is common (especially posterior…

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