chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection

chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection

A condition characterised as a specific immunodeficiency for EBV.
 
Clinical findings
Prolonged fever, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy and liver dysfunction (which may be accompanied by aneurysms and vasculitis).
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chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection

Pathology A condition characterized as a specific immunodeficiency for EBV Clinical Prolonged fever, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, liver dysfunction, which may be accompanied by aneurysms and vasculitis. See Epstein-Barr virus.
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(6-9) Rarely, there can be recurrent or chronic infections lasting longer than 6 months, which is termed chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection and is associated with a very poor prognosis.
Fatal chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection mimicking autoimmune hepatitis.
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