Results in most cases from infection with the Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) (a herpesvirus):
Non-EBV causes of infectious mononucleosis (IM):
Typically an insidious onset over several days to weeks but may be abrupt onset
Prodromal fatigue, malaise, arthralgias, and myalgias with a biphasic or “waxing and w...
Follow standard universal precautions
ABCs. Assess airway patency
Initiate IV hydration with normal saline if patient is dehydrated
ABC management. Airw...
Significant airway edema that represents any level of potential airway compromise
Neurologic or severe hematologic/hepatic complications
Inability to take PO
Although usually self-limited, significant complications occur and require consultation
Treatment with steroids may be useful but is controversial due to potential increased risk of...
American Academy of Pediatrics. Red Book: 2013 Report of the Committee on Infectious Disease. 29th ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2012.
Auwaerter PG. R...
B27.00 Gammaherpesviral mononucleosis without complication
B27.10 Cytomegaloviral mononucleosis without complications
B27.90 Infectious mononucleosis, unspeci...
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