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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The outcome of asymptomatic bacteremia in children in the absence of early hospitalization

How important is it to identify a child with bacteremia who does not need hospitalization due to a satisfactory condition? How will antibiotic treatment that started at the first visit of a doctor affect the

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How important is it to identify a child with bacteremia who does not need hospitalization due to a satisfactory condition? How will antibiotic treatment that started at the first visit of a doctor affect the

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The relationship of thrombocytopenia and bacteremia in children

A number of studies have noted the link between thrombocytopenia and bacteremia. According to Corrigan, 55% of children with gram-negative bacteremia and 77% with gram-positive bacteremia of platelets had less than 150×109 / l. Most

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A number of studies have noted the link between thrombocytopenia and bacteremia. According to Corrigan, 55% of children with gram-negative bacteremia and 77% with gram-positive bacteremia of platelets had less than 150×109 / l. Most

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Changes in white blood cells in a blood smear in bacteremia in children

In bacteremia and bacterial diseases, microscopic changes in circulating neutrophils are noted, allowing to suspect the disease, but, of course, do not make a diagnosis. When stained according to Wright, blue or bluish-gray cytoplasmic inclusions

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In bacteremia and bacterial diseases, microscopic changes in circulating neutrophils are noted, allowing to suspect the disease, but, of course, do not make a diagnosis. When stained according to Wright, blue or bluish-gray cytoplasmic inclusions

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