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Acute hepatitis due to infectious mononucleosis in a 21-year-old-man

Modesto Dos Santos,Vitorino; Da Costa Arruda Jr,Zilcem; De Farias Polcheira,Maira; Da Silva De Souza,Diogo Wagner; Rodrigues Oliveira Santos,Alessandra Maria; Santos Corrêa Da Costa,Marcela;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2013
  • Publisher: Sociedad Médica de Santiago
Abstract
Un paciente varón de 21 años, fue hospitalizado por fiebre, astenia, cefalea, faringitis, dolor abdominal, pérdida del apetito, vómitos y orina oscura desde tres días antes. El paciente negó uso reciente de medicamentos y cualquier otra droga. Su examen físico reveló ictericia, hepato-esplenomegalia, amigdalitis, adenopatías cervicales anteriores y posteriores, asociadas con edema facial y cervical. Los exámenes de laboratorio mostraron elevación sérica de bilirrubina y enzimas hepáticas (bilirrubina total: 14,5 mg/dl, bilirrubina directa: 12,9 mg/dl, AST: 697 U/l, ALT: 619 U/l, fosfatasas alcalinas: 260 U/l, y gama-GT: 413 U/l). Los tests serológicos resultaron...
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free text keywords: Epstein-Barr virus, Hepatitis, viral, human, Infectious mononucleosis, Young adults

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