is an acute illness due to Epstein Barr virus infection, which occurs commonly
in young adults. Liver involvement in acute EBV infection occurs in up to 95%
of patients between the 6th and 15th day of illness and is usually mild .
Here we report on a 7-year-old girl treated by Gastroenterology, Hepatology,
and Nutrition Unit of Al-Adan Hospital pediatric Department, presented with
prolonged fever, lymphadenopathy, generalized edema, hyperbilurubi- nemia and
elevated liver enzymes secondary to EBV infection. This case represents a rare
presentation of common viral infection in pediatric population.
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Al-Refaee, F. , Al-Enezi, S. , Hoque, E. and Albadrawi, A. (2015) A Case Report of Pediatric Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) Related Cholestasis from Al-Adan Hospital, Kuwait. Open Journal of Pediatrics
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