infectious mononucleosis


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infectious mononucleosis

n.
A common, acute, infectious disease, usually affecting young people, caused by Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by fever, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, and lymphocyte abnormalities. Also called glandular fever.
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infectious mononucleosis

n
(Pathology) an acute infectious disease, caused by Epstein-Barr virus, characterized by fever, sore throat, swollen and painful lymph nodes, and abnormal lymphocytes in the blood. Also called: glandular fever
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infec′tious mononucleo′sis


n.
an acute infectious form of mononucleosis associated with Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by sudden fever and a benign swelling of lymph nodes.
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infectious mononucleosis

An acute infection by a herpes virus that results in symptoms such as lethargy, painful swollen lymph nodes, and may last for a long time.
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Noun1.infectious mononucleosis - an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstreaminfectious mononucleosis - an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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in·fec·tious mon·o·nu·cle·o·sis

n. mononucleosis infecciosa, enfermedad común en jóvenes, causada por el Epstein-Barr virus con síntomas de ganglios inflamados y dolor de garganta.
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Patients with XLP1 have extreme vulnerability to EBV infections, with the risk of severe fulminant infectious mononucleosis, secondary malignancy, HLH, and death.
Because of atypical lymphocytosis and elevated transaminase, infectious mononucleosis was considered the cause of her sustained fever.
Infectious mononucleosis is caused by EBV in 90% of cases.[sup][1] It may account for about 1% of patients who present with a sore throat to their doctor.
Infectious mononucleosis is also known as glandular fever.
Introduction: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), also known as human herpesvirus 4, is the causative agent of infectious mononucleosis. Infection with EBV is associated with multiple malignancies.
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The diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis presenting with genital ulcer was made.
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