Shapiro's syndrome: a renewed appreciation for vital signs.

Edna Toubes Klingler, Kimberly Meyer

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e107-108
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Issue number10
StatePublished - 15 May 2004


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