J. M.Levsky, L. A.; Farkas, D. T.; Narula, A.
December 2003
Gut;Dec2003, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p1727
Academic Journal
A 41 year old Hispanic man with no significant medical history presented with a two month history of fever, chills, and night sweats. He denied nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, cough, and dysuria. On examination he was in no acute distress, with a temperature of 38.2°C and normal vital signs. He had mild right upper quadrant tenderness and an enlarged liver. Initial laboratory data were remarkable except for microcytic anemia and an erythrocyte sedimentation rate of 95. The patient was admitted to the hospital to investigate his recurring fevers. Although he had temperatures as high as 40.3°C, his infectious workup was negative.


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