Fever of Unknown Origin

Fever of Unknown Origin is a topic covered in the Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics.

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Basics

Description

Fever of unknown origin (FUO) implies

  • A febrile illness (38.3°C on multiple occasions)
  • Present for >14 days
  • No apparent source despite careful history taking, physical exam, and preliminary lab studies

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TY - ELEC T1 - Fever of Unknown Origin ID - 14110 Y1 - 2015 PB - Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics UR - https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14110/all/Fever_of_Unknown_Origin ER -