Fever in Children and Fever of Unknown Origin

  title={Fever in Children and Fever of Unknown Origin},
  author={R. Dayal and D. Agarwal},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  • R. Dayal, D. Agarwal
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The Indian Journal of Pediatrics
  • Fever is the most common symptom in children and can be classified as fever with or without focus. Fever without focus can be less than 7 d and is subclassified as fever without localizing signs and fever of unknown origin (FUO). FUO is defined as a temperature greater than 38.3 °C, for more than 3 wk or failure to reach a diagnosis after 1 wk of inpatient investigations. The most common causes of FUO in children are infections, connective tissue disorders and neoplasms. Infectious diseases… CONTINUE READING
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