Articles in: Infections

Home » Archive » Infections

Fever Of Unknown Origin : Approach to Management

Fever Of Unknown Origin : Approach to Management

The term fever of unknown origin (FUO) is best reserved for children with a fever documented by a health care provider and for which the cause could not be identified after 3 wk of evaluation as an outpatient or after 1 wk of evaluation in hospital.
Nelson Text Book 18thEdition
Ergönül O, Willke A, Azap A, et al. Revised definition of ‘fever of …

Exanthematous Illness, Rashes and their causes

Exanthematous Illness, Rashes and their causes

Exanthematous Illness

Exanthems – eruption of skin accompanied by inflammation.
Enanthems – eruption of mucous membrane.

Maculopapular rashes :

Erythema Infectiosum
Echo virus
Erythema Multiforme due to Herpes virus, EBV, Adeno virus, Chlamydia, Salmonella, Mycobacteria, Histoplasma, Coccidiosis

Nodular rashes :

Fungal disease
Atypical Mycobacteria
Pseudomonas infection
Erythema Nodosum – Streptococcus, Mycobacteria, Yersinia, HCV, Sarcoidosis, Drugs and IBD

Diffuse erythematous with peeling or desquamation :

Scarlet fever
Toxic shock …

Medchrome Info

"A physician who is a lover of wisdom is the equal to a god." - Hippocrates

Medchrome offers medical students, physicians and other health professionals an easy access to medical information and education materials. It also includes simplified health articles for readers interested in health and well being.

Some of the key features of Medchrome:
Medical cases, Picture galleries, Presentations, Health and Medical Videos, Mnemonics, Medical Student life and Ebooks.