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acute pharyngoconjunctival fever

 

Definition: acute infection usually occurring in epidemic form, occurring in older children and adults; characterized by fever, pharyngitis, and conjunctivitis; acquired particularly in summer camps and swimming pools and caused by several types of adenoviruses.

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