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A Case of Epstein-Barr Virus Infection with Gall Bladder and Common Bile Duct Stones in an Otherwise Healthy Child
- Park, Jong-Hyun (Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center) ;
- Noh, Jin-Chul (Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center) ;
- Park, Hyang-Mi (Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center) ;
- Jung, Yu-Soek (Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center) ;
- Park, Sei-Hyeog (Department of Surgery, National Medical Center) ;
- Hong, H. Christian (Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center) ;
- Shin, Hye-Jung (Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center)
- Received : 2011.12.30
- Accepted : 2012.03.03
- Published : 2012.03.30
Cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis are uncommon pediatric diseases, although clinicians have seen them with increasing frequency in children in recent years. Moreover, no case of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection with cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis has been previously reported in the English literature. We report a pediatric patient with EBV infection, a gall bladder stone, and a common bile duct stone, may have had GB and CBD stones prior to her EBV infection, whom we successfully treated with antibiotics and laparoscopic cholecystectomy for cholecystitis.
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