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Primary CNS lymphoma presenting as fever of unknown origin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19139824     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of fever of unknown origin in an immunocompetent patient as the first manifestation of primary central nervous lymphoma. To our knowledge this is the first reported case in the literature of this association. We recommend brain imaging to be considered in patients presenting with fever of unknown origin and no apparent diagnosis after extensive investigation.
Salih Bin Salih; Abdullah Bin Saeed; Mohsen Alzahrani; Mohammed Al Qahtani; Abdulrazzaq Haider; Vejy Palker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-01-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuro-oncology     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1573-7373     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurooncol.     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-28     Completed Date:  2009-07-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309335     Medline TA:  J Neurooncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  401-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use
Antineoplastic Agents / therapeutic use
Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
Aspirin / therapeutic use
Brain Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Cranial Irradiation
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
Fever of Unknown Origin / etiology*
Hypertension / complications,  drug therapy
Indapamide / therapeutic use
Lymphoma / complications*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Methotrexate / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Tetrazoles / therapeutic use
Tuberculosis / pathology
Valine / analogs & derivatives,  therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents; 0/Antineoplastic Agents; 0/Antitubercular Agents; 0/Tetrazoles; 137862-53-4/valsartan; 26807-65-8/Indapamide; 50-78-2/Aspirin; 59-05-2/Methotrexate; 7004-03-7/Valine

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