Morphological and histological examination of bone marrow has definitive role in the diagnosis of fever of unknown origin
A comprehensive evidencebased approach to fever of unknown origin
Predictive parameters for a diagnostic bone marrow biopsy specimen in the workup of fever of unknown origin
In all, 37 consecutive HSCT patients (24 male and 13 female) with a mean age of 41 [+ or -] 19 years (range: 4-68 years) and clinically suspected IPA due to febrile neutropenia and broad-spectrum antibiotic-resistant fever of unknown origin
that underwent 74 pulmonary MDCT examinations between March 2009 and June 2010 were retrospectively evaluated.
If it is not considered in patients with fever of unknown origin
with cervical lymphadenopathy, this may result in unnecessary invasive tests.
Cat scratch disease should be included in the differential diagnosis of fever of unknown origin
and any syndrome that causes swollen lymph nodes that can be of other infectious causes or even leukemia or lymphoma in children.
Fever of unknown origin
and isolated non caseating granuloma of the marrow: could this be sarcoidosis?
Glick for instance provides a detailed explanation of the problem by equating global warming to the earth's having a fever of unknown origin
noticed by discerning scientists like Svante Arrhenius as early as 1896.
22) Q fever hepatitis presents in three ways: a predominantly infectious hepatitis picture; an incidental finding during acute Q fever; and a fever of unknown origin
picture, proven by typical histology of liver biopsy.
And in particular, he said, "Consider cat-scratch disease in any patient with fever of unknown origin
who has contact with cats--particularly if they're kittens.
She had graft-versus-host disease and fever of unknown origin
When no conclusive diagnosis could be made locally, he was referred to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, where he was again investigated thoroughly for malaria and other causes of fever of unknown origin
including blood culture, chest X-ray and abdominal ultrasonography; and he was also investigated for Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg), Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV but was found to be negative for all.
To the Editor: As most readers are aware, factitious disorder (FD) involves a person's feigning or producing physical or psychological ailments that can range from infection and fever of unknown origin
to bereavement and psychosis.
The most common postoperative complications were ileus, which occurred in 14% of patients, infection in 14% (urinary tract infection in 6%, wound infection in 5%, and death due to sepsis in 3%), cardiopulmonary events in 13%, and fever of unknown origin
CDC recommends that malaria be considered in the differential diagnosis of illness in 1) persons with fever and a history of travel to areas where malaria is endemic, including immigrants, refugees, migrant laborers, and international travelers; 2) fever of unknown origin
, regardless of travel history; and 3) ill neonates and young infants, particularly those with fever and immigrant mothers, regardless of the interval between the mother's immigration and delivery (2,8).