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

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 8)

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Page : 1236-1238


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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.

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