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Large studies of infectious mononucleosis are now decades old, but traditionally, the peak incidence of infection has been described in the 15- to 24-year age range . Some data derived in the United Kingdom suggest that infectious mononucleosis (IM) cases may be occurring later in life with increasing severity, requiring hospitalization .…

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INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS OVERVIEW. Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono or the "kissing disease," is an infection that may cause fever, sore throat, fatigue, and/or enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. It most commonly occurs in adolescents and young adults. In general, mononucleosis is not considered a serious illness.…

The role of ultrasound in the management and diagnosis of ...

Feb 28, 2014 · In UptoDate’s ‘Patient information: infectious mononucleosis (mono) in adults and adolescents (Beyond the Basics)’, patients are reassured that symptoms of pain in mononucleosis can last from 2 to 4 weeks . This reassurance along with adequate pain control measures may have prevented the second ED visit. The cost reduction in this case ...Author: Sarah N Farukhi, John C Fox…

Infectious mononucleosis - PubMed Central (PMC)

Feb 27, 2015 · Infectious mononucleosis is the name coined by Sprunt and Evans in 1920 1 for an acute infectious disease consisting of fever, cervical lymphadenopathy and pharyngitis accompanied by atypical large peripheral blood lymphocytes. Its major cause is Epstein–Barr virus (EBV). We now know that the characteristic atypical lymphocytes, carefully described morphologically by Downey and McKinlay, 2 ...…