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Fever of unknown origin in children: Fever of unknown origin in children is a condition in which a child has an elevation in body temperature in which the underlying disease or disorder is undiagnosed. See detailed information below for a list of 48 causes of Fever of unknown origin in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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 symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch), which are...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...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...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 pressure. The ...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 migraine or ...read more »
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Kikuchi diseae, Diabetes insipidus (40 causes), Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Familial dysautonomia (2 causes), Central thermoregulatory disorder, Head injury (3 causes), Munchausen by proxy, Factitious fever (2 causes), Drugs and nutritional supplements (drug fever), Inflammatory bowel disease
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