Diana Vilar-Compte, Author at Renal and Urology News

Diana Vilar-Compte

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Fever and Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO)

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has fever of unknown origin (FUO)? What should you expect to find? Fever of unknown origin (FUO) is defined as fever at or above 101°F (38.3°C) for 3 weeks or more that remains undiagnosed after 3 days of in-hospital testing or during two…

Fever and Rash

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has fever and rash? What should you expect to find? Generalized rashes are among the most frequent conditions seen by primary care physicians and the most common reason for new patient visits to dermatologists. Accurate diagnosis is important, because treatment varies depending on…