The syndrome of infectious mononucleosis is commonly seen with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. It may cause acute hepatitis, which is usually self-limiting and characterised by mildly elevated liver enzymes, but rarely jaundice. The patient being reported showcases EBV infection with jaundice, which is an uncommon scenario.
- Infectious mononucleosis
- Epstein-Barr virus
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Contributors RGM: concept and design of case report, reviewed the literature, manuscript preparation, revision of manuscript and treating physician. NM: critical revision of manuscript and pathologist. BJ: medicine resident in-charge.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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