BURRILL B. CROHN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HARRY YARNIS, M.D.
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No phase of medicine is more fascinating, no problem in the clinical sciences more elusive than the picture of low-grade continuing fever that defies elucidation. Many interesting theses have been written upon this topic, among the most important and recent being those of Hamman and Wainwright1 in 1936, Kintner and Rowntree2 in 1934, and of Reimann3 in 1936. In these various treatises one reads of possible causes of such fever, causes which are recognized in classical medicine, such as tuberculosis, syphilis, rheumatic fever, tularemia, brucellosis, pyogenic infections, bacterial endocarditis, Hodgkin's disease, new-growths, and fevers of psychogenic origin. In none of
CROHN BB, YARNIS H. CONTINUOUS FEVER OF INTESTINAL ORIGIN1. Ann Intern Med. ;26:858–862. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-6-858
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(6):858-862.
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