Features of Chronic Active Epstein-Barr virus Infection and Related Human Diseases
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2011
First Page: 1
Last Page: 3
Publisher Id: TOHJ-5-1
Article History:Received Date: 02/11/2010
Revision Received Date: 16/11/2010
Acceptance Date: 19/11/2010
Electronic publication date: 01/02/2011
Collection year: 2011
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A chronic undefined illness characterized by infectious mononucleosis (IM)-like symptoms and signs, possibly associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection, designated as so-called chronic active EBV infection (CAEBV), is focused and discussed in this mini-review. Patients with CAEBV often develop T cell lymphoproliferative disorder (LPD)/lymphoma or NK cell LPD/lymphoma. Unique manifestations with generally poor prognosis of the disease prompt us to understand in particular the entity, diagnosis and treatment.