FUO


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FUOFever of Unknown Origin
FUOFever of Undetermined Origin
FUOFever of Uncertain Origin
FUOFollow-up Output
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According to this study, marrow showing reactive changes is the most frequent finding in patients with FUO as seen in 27.
3%) were diagnosed with an infection etiology for FUO.
The diagnostic approach to children with pseudo-FUO and deconditioning is the same as that used for true FUO (see below), although in some ways these can be seen as more challenging to manage.
If you do an initial evaluation and do not have a diagnosis, and the fever persists, then you can move on to secondary and tertiary evaluations, such as you would with an FUO.
There may be a benefit to get an angiotensin converting enzyme level for screening in FUO, although this does not rule out sarcoidosis if negative.
Despite of obtaining positive serologies for Rickettsia, Salmonella and Leptospira, it was considered that the probable cause of the FUO in the population was an acute infection produced by a Flavivirus which was suspected to be dengue.
Kikuchi's disease or histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis is an uncommon cause of FUO.
In adults, FUO represents a life-threatening condition 90% of the time, but children usually have a much more benign course.
Fever was designated as FUO when there was no clinical, radiological or microbiological evidence of infection.
Diagnostic yield of bone marrow examinagtion in HIV assocaited FUO in ART naive patients.