Infectious Mononucleosis-Induced Splenic Infarction: Perhaps More Common in Healthy Individuals Than Previously Thought.
Ocala Regional Medical Center
coagulopathy, ebv, epstein-barr virus, infarction, infectious disease, infectious mononucleosis, internal medicine, monospot, spleen, splenic
Infectious Disease | Internal Medicine | Virus Diseases
Infectious mononucleosis (IM) is a clinical syndrome that presents as a triad of fever, pharyngitis, and lymphadenopathy. In most cases, it is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which spreads through upper respiratory secretions, particularly saliva, earning its name as the
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Mamo G, Erickson S, Komanduri K, Zayas D, Aggarwal N. Infectious Mononucleosis-Induced Splenic Infarction: Perhaps More Common in Healthy Individuals Than Previously Thought. Cureus. 2023;15(5):e39472. doi:10.7759/cureus.39472