Approach to the adult patient with fever of unknown origin. - adult fever without a source

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Approach to the Adult Patient with Fever of Unknown Origin - American Family Physician adult fever without a source


Fever of unknown origin (FUO) in adults is defined as a temperature higher weeks with no obvious source despite appropriate investigation.

Although most commonly attributed to localized infections, fever may be due to . is not clearly the source should be suspected of having renal cell carcinoma. The second peak, labeled “adult-onset Still's disease”, occurs in the third or.

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