Jeffrey Snedeker

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Fever of unknown origin

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has fever of unknown origin? What are the typical findings for this disease? Although no precise definition of fever of unknown origin (FUO) in children is uniformly accepted, the following criteria have been proposed: Body temperature is more than 38oC (100.4oF) for more…

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