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how is mono associated with malignancy?

EBV assoc with nasopharyngeal carcinoma and Burkitt's lymphoma; may also caused lyphoprolif disease in immunosupp patient

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measles is also known as what

rubeola

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clinical features of measles

manifestations develop fter a 8 to 12 day incub period; classic clinical prodrome, followed by transient enanthem and exanthem

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classic prodrome for measles

three Cs (cough, conjunctivitis, and coryza), also photophobia and low grade fever

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what is coryza

rhinitis

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enanthem of measles

koplik spots (small gray papuless on erythematous base on the buccal mucosa) that is transient and present before the exanthem

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koplik's spots

pathognomonic for measles

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exanthem of measles

erythematous maculopapular eruption that begins around the neck and ears and spreads down the chest and upper extremities during the subsequent 24 hrs; lasts for 4-7 days

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most common complication of measles

bacterial pneumonia

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most common cause of death from measles

complication from bacterial pneumonia

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other complications in measles

otitis media, laryngotracheitis, encephalomyelitis (inflamm of brain and sc), subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

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management of measles

supportive care; vitamin A has been shown to help; immunoglob can be used for post-exp prophylaxis in immunodef kids exposed to measles

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rubella aka

german measles

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clinical features of rubella

mild and often asymp; prodrome, painful lymphadenopathy, exanthem and mild fever

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prodrome of rubella

mild URI and low grade fever

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painful lymphadenopathy of which nodes in rubella

suboccipital, post auricular, and cervical nodes