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Acute Epstein-Barr infection presenting as cholecystitis with ascites


A young female patient presented with features of ascites and cholecystitis. She was subsequently diagnosed with an acute Epstein-Barr virus infection. This is a rare presentation of a common infection. The patient was managed conservatively and the illness resolved within 6 weeks.

  • infection (gastroenterology)
  • hepatitis other
  • hepatitis and other GI infections

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