Clinical Syndromes

Clinical Syndrome Resource Library

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Clinical Syndromes

Temperature Regulation and the Pathogenesis of Fever

Fever of Unknown Origin

The Acutely Ill Patient with Fever and Rash

The Common Cold


Acute Laryngitis

Otitis Externa, Otitis Media and Mastoiditis



Infections of the Oral Cavity, Neck and Head

Lemierre syndrome (see also Intravascular infections)

Acute Bronchitis

Acute Exacerbations of COPD

Acute Pneumonia

Pleural Effusions and Empyema

Bacterial Lung Abscess

Chronic Pneumonia

Cystic Fibrosis

Urinary Tract Infections

Sepsis and Septic Shock

Peritonitis and Intraperitoneal Abscesses

Infections of the Liver and Biliary System

Pancreatic Infection

Splenic Abscess


Diverticulitis and Neutropenic Enterocolitis

Endocarditis and Intravascular Infections

Mycotic aneurysms

Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis

Infections of Nonvalvular Cardiovascular Devices

Prevention of Infective Endocarditis

Myocarditis and Pericarditis


Approach to the Patient with CNS Infection

CSF leaks

Acute Meningitis


Chronic Meningitis


Brain Abscess

Subdural Empyema, Epidural Abscess, and Suppurative Intracranial Thrombophlebitis

Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt and Drain Infections

Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, and Subcutaneous Tissue Infections

Myositis and Myonecrosis

Lymphadenitis and Lymphangitis

Syndromes of Enteric Infections


Diarrhea with Little or No Fever

Acute Dysentery Syndromes

Typhoid Fever, Paratyphoid Fever, and Typhoidal Fevers

Foodborne Diseases

Tropical Sprue and Environmental Enteric Dysfunction

Infectious Arthritis of Native Joints


Vertebral Osteomyelitis

DM foot infections

Chronic osteomyelitis

Sacral Decubitus ulcers & osteomyelitis

Orthopedic Implant-Associated Infections

Genital Skin and Mucous Membrane Lesions


Vulvovaginitis and Cervicitis

Infections of the Female Pelvis

Prostatitis, Epididymitis and Orchitis

Introduction to Eye Infections

Microbial Conjunctivitis

Microbial Keratitis


Infectious Causes of Uveitis

Periocular Infections

Viral Hepatitis

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Kawasaki Disease

Bacteremia in general (not specific organism)

Tickborne Infections


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