led to a thorough study for fever of unknown origin, which included thoracic CT.
A disease known since antiquity, typhus has been described as follows: "A kind of continued fever
, attended with great prostration of the nervous and vascular systems, with a tendency to putrefaction in the fluids and vitiation in the secretions; putrid fever.
On November 9, he was hospitalized again for evaluation of continued fever
There are only two forms of these continued fevers
in the South--the one due to the typhoid, and the other to the malarial infection.
Conventional IJV ligation was performed because his physical condition had worsened, with continued fevers
and evidence of septic emboli on CT, despite conservative medical treatment with IV antibiotics and anticoagulation.