Hyperthermia – What You NEED to Know

Fever DDx (MISO!)

  • Malignancy/Infection/Systemic Vascular/Other

Hypertheremia DDx (NEED!)

  • Neurologic/Endocrine/Environmental/Drugs

In clinical practice, impossible to tell the difference between fever (raising of the body’s set point) and hypertheremia (failure of thermoregulation)

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*Sincere thanks to Dr. Julie Lee for correcting a critical error in the table!

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