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How common are complications from mono?

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Dr. Willam Lau
Infectious Disease 10 years experience
Rare: Mononucleosis is usually an uncomplicated viral disease.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 61 years experience
Mononucleosis: Complications are not uncommon and may be more serious than the disease itself. They can include spleen enlargement, liver disease and jaundice. Blood disorders, myocarditis, meningitis, encephalitis and guillain-barre syndrome, and significant tonsil swelling.

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