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Fever of Unknown Origin

Fever of Unknown Origin: Introduction

Fever of Unknown Origin: Fevers that occur for no apparent reason. The fever involves temperatures of greater than 38.3 degrees Celsius which occurs sporadically for more than three weeks. Infection and cancers are the most common causes of this type of fever. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fever of Unknown Origin is available below.

Symptoms of Fever of Unknown Origin

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Causes of Fever of Unknown Origin

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Fever of Unknown Origin: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Fever of Unknown Origin

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent...read more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common cold....read more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Fever of Unknown Origin

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Fever of Unknown Origin

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Clinical Trials for Fever of Unknown Origin

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