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Infectious mononucleosis hepatitis: A case-report

Nahum Méndez-Sánchez, Misael Uribe

Abstract

46-year-old Mexican-born who lived in Mexico City was admitted to the hospital for evaluation with a twoweek history of fever, jaundice, and malaise. Physical examination he had cardiac murmurs. The liver was palpable 2 cm below the costal margins. Liver-function tests showed hypertransaminasemia. The patient had a high titer of anti-EBV IgM antibodies, but tests for all other antiviral antibodies were negative. The liver biopsy shows EBV latent membrane protein.

Key words. Epstein-Barr virus, liver, hepatitis

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The Official Journal of the Mexican Association of Hepatology, the Latin-American Association for the Study of the Liver and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver

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