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September 1987

Postanginal Sepsis Following Infectious Mononucleosis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Rochester (NY) Medical Center. Dr Dagan is presently with the Department of Pediatrics, Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheba, Israel.

Arch Intern Med. 1987;147(9):1581-1583. doi:10.1001/archinte.1987.00370090059012

• During a five-year period, three patients were seen with postanginal sepsis occurring within ten days of the onset of infectious mononucleosis. Postanginal sepsis was not diagnosed in other hospitalized patients during this period. These cases demonstrate that postanginal sepsis can be a complication of infectious mononucleosis.

(Arch Intern Med 1987;147:1581-1583)