Infection as the cause of fever of unknown origin

Pneumonia. Pneumonia (non-tuberculosis) is sometimes manifested by prolonged fever and without clinical symptoms. According to McClung, of 99 cases of fever of unknown origin, 4 had pneumonia. According to Pizzo, of 100 with fever of

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Pneumonia. Pneumonia (non-tuberculosis) is sometimes manifested by prolonged fever and without clinical symptoms. According to McClung, of 99 cases of fever of unknown origin, 4 had pneumonia. According to Pizzo, of 100 with fever of

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Infection as a cause of fever of unspecified origin (LDL) in children

Fever of unknown origin can cause various microorganisms and many infectious diseases. We will discuss here only some of them. Infection can be classified by its localization (sinusitis, pneumonia, pelvic abscess, osteomyelitis, etc.) or by

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Fever of unknown origin can cause various microorganisms and many infectious diseases. We will discuss here only some of them. Infection can be classified by its localization (sinusitis, pneumonia, pelvic abscess, osteomyelitis, etc.) or by

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Causes of fever of unknown origin in children

Prolonged fever of unknown origin is not a rare problem for pediatricians. Using the criteria described above, McClung and Lohr showed that an unidentified fever was responsible for approximately 0.7% of all admissions to their

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Prolonged fever of unknown origin is not a rare problem for pediatricians. Using the criteria described above, McClung and Lohr showed that an unidentified fever was responsible for approximately 0.7% of all admissions to their

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Fever of unknown origin

In 1972, McClung identified fever of unspecified origin in children as any disease with a fever that was not diagnosed for more than 3 weeks of outpatient or more than 1 week of inpatient examination.

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In 1972, McClung identified fever of unspecified origin in children as any disease with a fever that was not diagnosed for more than 3 weeks of outpatient or more than 1 week of inpatient examination.

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Fever of unknown origin (LDL) in children – definition, criteria

The term “fever of unknown origin” (LDL) is used to denote prolonged fever of unclear etiology. The controversial question is how long a fever should be and how much diagnostic testing needs to be done

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The term “fever of unknown origin” (LDL) is used to denote prolonged fever of unclear etiology. The controversial question is how long a fever should be and how much diagnostic testing needs to be done

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Interventions for a child with a high-risk fever

Knowledge of risk factors allows the doctor to identify a group of patients at high risk. What follows from this? What are necessary events? A rational algorithm for the clinical management of children with a

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Knowledge of risk factors allows the doctor to identify a group of patients at high risk. What follows from this? What are necessary events? A rational algorithm for the clinical management of children with a

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Using risk factors to select children with fever for treatment

Based on the Baron data for children aged 3 to 24 months with a fever with no local symptoms, we can make the following theoretical calculations. When selecting for treatment of children with a body

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Based on the Baron data for children aged 3 to 24 months with a fever with no local symptoms, we can make the following theoretical calculations. When selecting for treatment of children with a body

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Treat patients with fever with no local symptoms.

At the first meeting with a child with fever without local symptoms, the doctor does not yet have, of course, the results of blood culture for sterility. Therefore, the doctor can choose one of three

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At the first meeting with a child with fever without local symptoms, the doctor does not yet have, of course, the results of blood culture for sterility. Therefore, the doctor can choose one of three

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Tactics of the doctor at the first meeting with a child with high body temperature – fever

Hidden bacteremia in children with fever who do not have local symptoms of the disease is a serious problem. The frequency of bacteremia in these children is quite high – from 4 to 10%. The

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Hidden bacteremia in children with fever who do not have local symptoms of the disease is a serious problem. The frequency of bacteremia in these children is quite high – from 4 to 10%. The

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The outcome of asymptomatic bacteremia in children with antibiotic treatment

It is interesting to know whether or not early antibiotic treatment, started on an outpatient basis, affects the final outcome of bacteremia in children in a satisfactory condition. Despite the presence of a number of

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It is interesting to know whether or not early antibiotic treatment, started on an outpatient basis, affects the final outcome of bacteremia in children in a satisfactory condition. Despite the presence of a number of

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