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Recurrent fevers of unknown origin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18061093     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recurrent fever of unknown origin is mostly caused by rather rare diseases and many cases remain unexplained. The very limited literature data do not allow one to construct a diagnostic algorithm. A number of general principles should be kept in mind before starting the investigation for this rare subtype of fever of unknown origin.
Authors:
Daniel C Knockaert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Infectious disease clinics of North America     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0891-5520     ISO Abbreviation:  Infect. Dis. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-06     Completed Date:  2008-02-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804508     Medline TA:  Infect Dis Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1189-211, xi     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of General Internal Medicine, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, Herestraat 49, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium. daniel.knockaert@uz.kuleuven.ac.be
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Communicable Diseases / diagnosis*
Familial Mediterranean Fever / diagnosis*
Fever of Unknown Origin / etiology*
Humans
Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
Medical History Taking
Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Physical Examination
Recurrence
Rheumatic Diseases / diagnosis*

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