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A new cause of unexplained prolonged fever: estroprogestogen treatments, apropos of 12 cases

A new cause of unexplained prolonged fever: estroprogestogen treatments, apropos of 12 cases

La Revue de Medecine Interne 14(10): 953

Twelve female patients treated by progestogens with or without estrogens presented with prolonged (1 to 48 months) elevation of body temperature above 37 degrees C but below 38 degrees C. They had usually continued taking their temperature after and initial transitory febrile episode. Most had had multiple diagnostic tests which remained negative. Temperature became normal after cessation of hormonal treatment.

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