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).

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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2,3 This syndrome, named chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection (CAEBV), carries a very poor prognosis, and most CAEBV patients die from haematological or non-haematological disorders within a few years.
Persistent hepatitis associated with chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection.
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