Epidemic mumps on the background of reactivation of Epstein–Barr viral infection


A clinical case of a combined course of Epstein–Barr viral infection and mumps in a 20-year-old man is presented. The combination of clinical symptoms characteristic of Epstein–Barr viral infection and hypersalivation, followed by an increase in α-amylase in the blood, which developed a few days after hospitalization, caused the extension of the diagnostic search in order to clarify the diagnosis. Diagnostic errors and difficulties encountered in the management of patients with upper respiratory tract lesions were noted.

Keywords:Epstein–Barr viral infection; mumps; hypersalivation; increased α-amylase content; enlarged lymph nodes

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Contribution. Observation and treatment of the patient, paper design – Davydova I.V.; patient observation, article design, article editing – Timchenko O.L.; observation, treatment of the patient – Popova T.I.

For citation: Davydova I.V., Timchenko O.L., Popova T.I. Epidemic mumps on the background of reactivation of Epstein–Barr viral infection. Infektsionnye bolezni: novosti, mneniya, obuchenie [Infectious Diseases: News, Opinions, Training]. 2022; 11 (2): 129–34. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33029/2305-3496-2022-11-2-129-134


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Yushchuk Nikolay Dmitrievich
Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, head of the Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Department, President of the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry named after A.I. Evdokimov, Board member of the National Scientific Infectiologists? Society.
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