Review: Fair evidence supports several tests in investigating fever of unknown origin
- Tache noire. Daneman, Nick; Slinger, Robert // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/25/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 7, p841
The article presents the medical case of a man diagnosed with tache noire. It discusses the case of a 47-year-old man that was admitted to the hospital with chills, fever, drenching sweats and erythema over his groin and left buttock. It was determined that the patient had been on a bush safari...
- Sweet Syndrome. Gibson, Lawrence E. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2005, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p549
Provides information on the characteristic and concept of Sweet syndrome. Description of the disease; Symptoms associated with the syndrome; Treatment for the disease.
- JAMA 100 YEARS AGO. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/4/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 21, p2573
The article presents a reprint of the article "Meaningless Diagnoses," which originally appeared in the journal on June 6, 1908. The author discusses how advances in medicine and improvements in clinical facilities have given doctors more reliable material evidence on which to base diagnoses. He...
- Nedeni bilinmeyen ateÅŸ'in gÃ¶zden kaÃ§an tanÄ±sÄ±: EriÅŸkin still hastalÄ±ÄŸÄ±. Altıntop, Levent; Kut, Engin; Çilingir, Fatih Mehmet; Yıldırım, Abdurrahim; Gökdemir, Ramazan // Journal of Clinical & Experimental Investigations / Klinik ve De;Mar2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p119
Fever of unknown origin is a symptom that is recognized in all medical branches. Even though fever is a symptom of infectious diseases, not all fever cases are related with infectious diseases. In the event of long term fever, beside the infectious diseases, collagen tissue lesions and...
- Altered sensorium in scrub typhus. Remalayam, B.; Viswanathan, S.; Muthu, V.; Mookappan, S. // Journal of Postgraduate Medicine;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p262
The article presents a case study of a 43-year-old Indian man who was diagnosed with scrub typhus in India. It highlights the neurological complication associated with scrub typhus which includes acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), pulmonary hemorrhage and acute renal failure. It also...
- sympÂ·tom. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p334
A definition of the term "symptom" is presented. It refers to a sign or an indication of a disorder or disease, usually a noticeable change in how a person feels or looks. Symptoms of certain infections include sore throat, headache, and increased normal counts of white blood cells.
- Tongue problems: part 1. Watkins, Jean // Update;4/1/2004, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p310
The article presents a pictorial guide to diagnosis and management of conditions affecting the tongue. Scrotal tongue occurs relatively frequently. It can present in infancy or later in life and in some families appears to be related to an autosomal dominant gene. It is normally symptomless and...
- A Cluster of Cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Hong Kong. Tsang, Kenneth W.; Ho, Pak L.; Ooi, Gaik C.; Yee, Wilson K.; Wang, Teresa; Chan-Yeung, Moira; Lam, Wah K.; Seto, Wing H.; Yam, Loretta Y.; Cheung, Thomas M.; Wong, Poon C.; Lam, Bing; Ip, Mary S.; Chan, Jane; Yuen, Kwok Y.; Lai, Kar N. // New England Journal of Medicine;5/15/2003, Vol. 348 Issue 20, p1977
Background: Information on the clinical features of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) will be of value to physicians caring for patients suspected of having this disorder. Methods: We abstracted data on the clinical presentation and course of disease in 10 epidemiologically linked...
- Reply to â€œIs EDRF a specific marker for TSEs?â€. Miele, G.; Clinton, M. // Nature Medicine;Jun2001, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p641
Focuses on erythroid differentiation-related factor (EDRF) as a molecular marker of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Possible use of EDRF in preclinical diagnosis.