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Dental infection as the cause of pyrexia of unknown origin--two case reports.
  1. Y. Samra,
  2. S. Barak,
  3. Y. Shaked


    Two cases of pyrexia of unknown origin are described in which no cause was found despite exhaustive inpatient investigation until occult dental infection was detected: extraction of the teeth involved was followed by resolution of the pyrexia. Dental infection should be considered as an unusual but eminently treatable cause of pyrexia of unknown origin.

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