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142 Possible Causes for Swinging Fever

  • Adult-Onset Still Disease

    In hospital it was found that she had swollen joints, a high swinging fever and blood tests that were consistent with severe inflammation.[] By day 10 of her illness she was admitted to hospital with a “fever of unknown origin”.[]

  • Pyomyositis

    Most cases present in the suppurative stage which starts in the second week or third week, and abscess forms in the muscle with associated high swinging fever, regional lymphadenopathy[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Objective Legionnaires' disease (LD) is a common form of lobar pneumonia, but the optimum diagnostic modality has long been a subject of debate due to incomplete sensitivity and specificity. A delay in the initiation of specific therapy for LD is associated with increased mortality. The decision to treat a patient for[…][]

  • Miliary Tuberculosis of the Liver

    Make optimal use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments with Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease - the indispensable information source in this broad field! Edited by Mark Feldman, MD, Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, and Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, this 9th Edition equips you with the[…][]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    Typically a child with Kawasaki disease has a high swinging fever (beyond 39C), associated with a number of other features.[]

  • Foreign Body Aspiration

    A 13-year-old male presented with a three-weeks' history of a cough and swinging fevers.[]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    The diagnosis of disseminated tuberculosis (TB) in advanced HIV infection is often delayed because of difficulty in obtaining suitable specimens for culture. A total of 32 such patients from South India with positive mycobacterial blood cultures were studied over ten years. Almost all (90%) had a febrile illness and[…][]

  • Liver Neoplasm

    Generalised infective symptoms: Swinging fever. Night sweats. Nausea and vomiting. Anorexia and weight loss. How are liver abscesses treated?[]

  • Clonorchiasis

    A 42-year-old Chinese woman developed 3 weeks of swinging fever, rash, malaise, and discomfort at the right upper quadrant of the abdomen.[]

  • Drug-induced Neutropenia

    fever, chills and rigor, gum pain, sore throat, and epigastric pain.[] His hyperthyroid symptoms improved when he was reviewed in the out-patient clinic 6 weeks later but he presented to his doctor another month later with a 2 day history of swinging[]

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