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Febrile Conundrum: A Case of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Published:September 18, 2014DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.09.006
      Diagnosing uncommon medical conditions that manifest with common clinical signs and symptoms can be an intellectually challenging exercise. We present the case of a 66-year-old Caucasian male with an 8-month history of intermittent recalcitrant fevers of 100.6-101.7° F (38.1-38.7° C). On presentation, the patient was confused, febrile and somnolent.
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