International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020 | Rating: 6.1 / 10

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 [3] | 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.


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020,

Pages: 1236 - 1238

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