How is anicteric hepatitis differentiated from Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infectious mononucleosis (mono)?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Burke A Cunha, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Anicteric hepatitis is rarely, if ever, accompanied by localized or generalized adenopathy. The finding of bilateral posterior cervical adenopathy argues against the diagnosis of anicteric hepatitis in a patient with otherwise unexplained fatigue.


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