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JS is a 17-year-old adolescent who presents to the office with complaints of fatigue and overall body aches. He states that several of his classmates have been home sick as well. His past medical history is negative for medical illness, but he had myringotomy tubes placed when he was 5 years old. The patient lives with his mother, stepfather, and two siblings.
What is the most common cause of his diagnosis?
During the history, what positive findings will be in the HPI?
On physical examination of JS, what positive assessment results would you expect to find?