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Infectious mononucleosis in the older patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  628224     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Six cases of infectious mononucleosis in patients more than 60 years old were reviewed. The geriatric patient with infectious mononucleosis often presents with nonspecific constitutional symptoms, without exudative pharyngitis. The disease may present as fever of obscure origin or mimic chronic lymphocytic leukemia in this age group. Diagnosis is established through characteristic findings on hematologic and serologic studies.
Authors:
J W Carter; R S Edson; C C Kennedy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mayo Clinic proceedings     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0025-6196     ISO Abbreviation:  Mayo Clin. Proc.     Publication Date:  1978 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-04-26     Completed Date:  1978-04-26     Revised Date:  2013-12-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0405543     Medline TA:  Mayo Clin Proc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  146-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Aged
Female
Humans
Infectious Mononucleosis / diagnosis*
Male
Middle Aged

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