Infectious mononucleosis. Marked white exudate on the tonsils of a child with infectious mononucleosis.
Common physical signs of infectious mono include fever, enlarged lymph nodes, and swelling of the throat. In some cases of mononucleosis, a whitish film may be seen in the back of the throat.
Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.
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