acute pharyngoconjunctival fever


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acute pha·ryn·go·con·junc·ti·val fe·ver

acute infection usually occurring in epidemic form, occurring in older children and adults; characterized by fever, pharyngitis, and conjunctivitis; acquired particularly in summer camps and swimming pools and caused by several types of adenoviruses.

acute pharyngoconjunctival fever

Abbreviation: APC
An acute disease consisting of fever, pharyngitis, and conjunctivitis. Treatment is symptomatic.
See also: fever