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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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Citation

Cabana, Michael D., editor. "Fever of Unknown Origin." Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics, 7th ed., Wolters Kluwer Health, 2015. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14110/all/Fever_of_Unknown_Origin.
Fever of Unknown Origin. In: Cabana MD, ed. Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics. 7th ed. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14110/all/Fever_of_Unknown_Origin. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Fever of Unknown Origin. (2015). In Cabana, M. D. (Ed.), Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14110/all/Fever_of_Unknown_Origin
Fever of Unknown Origin [Internet]. In: Cabana MD, editors. Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14110/all/Fever_of_Unknown_Origin.
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