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Infection

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Infection

Bacterial meningitis presents with the triad of headache, fever, altered mental status. Stiff neck, vomiting, and photophobia may also be present.

There are no guidelines for the workup for classic FUO. Diagnostic modalities are guided by the spectrum of differentials as well as local prevalence of disease.

Presenting complaints were fever, nausea, and lower abdominal pain that worsened with walking. Osteomyelitis is not commonly included in a differential for abdominal pain. This case is different.

Potential for infection is everywhere for patients with alcoholic cirrhosis.

Persons who are obese are at increased risk for catching the flu and other potentially serious respiratory diseases.

The first confirmed case in North America this year has led the CDC to issue a health advisory reminding physicians about the symptoms and treatment.

In the non-rheumatology journals: Yet more promise for interferon-free treatment of hepatitis C. Also, stem cells and meniscectomy, and more insights into the link between scleroderma and cancer.

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