Acute, typically self-limited, febrile illnesses characterized by inflammation of mucous membranes including the conjunctivae, and the respiratory and GI tracts.
Fever (moderate to high)
Vomiting, diarrhea, ...
Treatment is supportive and symptomatic.
Infections are usually benign and of short duration.
Acetaminophen 10 to 15 mg/kg PO for analgesia (avoid aspirin)
Houlihan C, Valappil M, Waugh S et al. Severe adenovirus infection: an under-recognized disease with limited treatment options. JICS. 2012;13(4), October.
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B34.0 Adenovirus infection, unspecified
B30.1 Conjunctivitis due to adenovirus
J12.0 Adenoviral pneumonia
A08.2 Adenoviral enteritis
B30.2 Viral pharyngoconjunctivitis
079.0 Adenovirus infec...
Adenovirus can mimic streptococcus pharyngitis with tonsillar exudates and cervical adenitis.
Most common cause of strep-negative tonsillitis in young children
Diagnosis only needs to be confirme...
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