Remittent fever

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Related to Remittent fever: relapsing fever, intermittent fever, undulant fever
(Med.) a fever in which the symptoms temporarily abate at regular intervals, but do not wholly cease. See Malarial fever, under Malarial.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A week before, she had been examined in the emergency department for widespread pruritic erythematous-edematous plaques associated with remittent fever (up to 38.5 [degrees]C) and sore throat.
At admission, he had remittent fever reaching up to 39.8[degrees] C, fatigue, and lethargy.
The acute systemic phase of illness begins abruptly with a high remittent fever (38o to 40o C) and headache, chills, rigors, and myalgias; conjunctival suffusion without purulent discharge; abdominal pain; anorexia, nausea and vomiting; diarrhea, and cough and pharynigitis; a pretibial maculopapular cutaneous eruption occurs rarely.