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Mononucleosis (Mono) in Children

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Mononucleosis (Mono) in Children by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Infectious Diseases. It contains the following chapters:

    • Pathology of Mononucleosis
    • Diagnosis of Mononucleosis
    • Management of Mononucleosis

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    1. The monospot test is often falsely negative in children under 4
    2. The CBC typically shows more than 10% total lymphocytes
    3. Patients do not get visceral organ involvement
    4. The rapid strep is usually positive
    5. Early in the disease, EBV titers will establish the diagnosis
    1. RSV
    2. EBV
    3. CMV
    4. HHV6
    5. Adeno virus
    1. To prevent risk of rupture of spleen
    2. To prevent spread of infection to the other teammates
    3. To prevent getting further sick
    4. To prevent a superinfection
    5. To prevent exposure to other infections
    1. Amoxicillin
    2. Clindamycin
    3. Vancomycin
    4. Ceftriaxone
    5. Piperacillin
    1. Airway obstruction
    2. Increased fever
    3. Increased spleen size
    4. Increased pain during swallowing
    5. Increase in rash

    Author of lecture Mononucleosis (Mono) in Children

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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