79-Year-Old Man With Fever, Malaise, and Jaundice

Baumann Kreuziger, Lisa M.; Tafur, Alfonso J.; Thompson, Rodney L.
March 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2009, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p281
Academic Journal
The article presents the case of a 79-year-old man who was diagnosed with fever and malaise in Wisconsin. The patient's medical history was notable for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and atrial fibrillation. During physical examination, the physician found crackles in the lower third of the posterior lung fields and dry mucosa. However, no lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, or rashes were identified during the laboratory trials.


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