Vital signs are an invaluable diagnostic tool, but in this era of modern medicine and expensive tests, important information obtainable at the patient's bedside is often overlooked. We report an unusual case, Shapiro's syndrome, in which an appreciation of temperature recordings was essential to diagnosis. We review this disorder and the thermoregulatory system.
|Journal||Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America|
|State||Published - 15 May 2004|