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Fever of unknown origin is interdisciplinary problem

[Lecture. Clinical decisions support]
Leonid Dvoretsky;

This lecture concerns fever of unknown origin (FUO), one of the topical interdisciplinary problems of clinical medicine. This lecture reviewed some clinical situations when fever is a single manifestation of diseases. Diagnostic algorithm is proposed to find the causes of long-term fever, as well as patient management tactics. Particular attention is paid to the management of FUO when possible causes hasn’t been identified despite a comprehensive examination.

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Keywords: fever of unknown origin, diagnostic algorithm, not decoded fever


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