Mononucleosis: vista de la garganta

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Mononucleosis: vista de la garganta

La mononucleosis infecciosa produce úlceras en la garganta, el aumento de tamaño de los ganglios linfáticos y fatiga. La garganta se puede volver roja y las amígdalas pueden cubrirse de un material blanquecino. La mononucleosis y la amigdalitis estreptocócica severa se parecen mucho y, a menos que hayan otros hallazgos que sugieran una mononucleosis, puede ser necesario hacer un cultivo de la garganta y un análisis de sangre con el fin de llegar a un diagnóstico preciso.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/15/2012
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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