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Flashcards in Viral Infections Deck (17):
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Adolescent male with fever, pharyngitis, palpable cervical lymph nodes, and splenomegaly

Infectious mononucleosis

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Feared complication of Infectious Mononucleosis

Splenic rupture

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Etiology of Infectious Mononucleosis

Epstein-Barr virus

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(+) heterophile antibody (Paul-Bunnel antibodies)

Infectious Mononucleosis

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Generalized macular rashes appearing as fever lyses, commonly affecting children <2 yo

Roseola

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What causes Roseola?

HHV type 6

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This virus can suppress all cellular lineages in the bone marrow

HHV-6

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Rashes noted on the face at the height of fever

Rubeola (Measles)

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Period of communicability of measles

4 days before & 4 days after the onset of rash

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Cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, high grade fever, branny desquamation

Rubeola (Measles)

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Low grade fever, maculopapular rashes for 3 days, (+) post-cervical, post-auricular, or post-occipital lymph nodes

Rubella (German Measles)

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Slapped cheek, lacy appearance of rashes that disappear without desquamation

Erythema infectiosum

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Fever, lesions of different stages appear simultaneously

Varicella

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Cause of Erythema infectiosum

Parvovirus B19

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What virus had predilection to affect the erythroid cell line thus causing transient arrest of erythropoiesis with aplastic crisis

Parvovirus B19

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Period of communicability in Varicella infection

1-2 days before onset of rash, and 3-7 days after onset of rash & all the lesions have crusted

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Most common Congenital infection is caused by this virus

Cytomegalovirus