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Occult Infection Diagnosis in Elderly Patient

Purpose:

To identify clinical findings in an elderly patient that might indicate an that occult infection is present.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

A00-B99

Description:

An elderly patient with an occult infection may present with a seemingly unrelated problem. Consideration of the possibility of an infection can result in early detection and treatment.

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