International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020


A Rare Case of Epstein - Barr Virus Induced Acute Hepatitis Complicated with Acute Pancreatitis in an Adolescent

Dr. Rathinaswamy, Dr. M. Namitha, Dr. L. Umadevi, Dr. M. Alexander


Abstract: Background: Pancreatitis in children and adolescents can be induced by viruses. In acute hepatitis with acute pancreatitis Epstein-Barr virus could be the cause. Only 15 cases of pancreatitis caused by Epstein-Barr virus has been reported. Recurrence has not been seen. Case characteristics: An adolescent girl presented with infectious mononucleosis with hepatosplenomegaly and hepatitis. Subsequently, she developed acute pancreatitis. Observation/Intervention: She had elevated lipase levels. She was treated conservatively Outcome: Recovery was full. Recurrence occurred once within a month and recovered fully.


Keywords: EBV, PANCREATITIS, HEPATITIS, INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020,


Pages: 1236 - 1238


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Dr. Rathinaswamy, Dr. M. Namitha, Dr. L. Umadevi, Dr. M. Alexander, "A Rare Case of Epstein - Barr Virus Induced Acute Hepatitis Complicated with Acute Pancreatitis in an Adolescent", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20823093725, Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020, 1236 - 1238

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