intermittent fever


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intermittent fever

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(Pathology) any fever, such as malaria, characterized by intervals of periodic remission
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intermittent fever

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Humboldt has observed, that, "under the torrid zone, the smallest marshes are the most dangerous, being surrounded, as at Vera Cruz and Carthagena, with an arid and sandy soil, which raises the temperature of the ambient air." [5] On the coast of Peru, however, the temperature is not hot to any excessive degree; and perhaps in consequence, the intermittent fevers are not of the most malignant order.
In September 2016, the patient with severe anemia and thrombocytopenia was seen at an emergency room with a history of episodes of intermittent fever that had started four months before without resolution.
Ten years old boy presented to our department with history of repeated episodes of high-grade intermittent fever and chest infections since six months of age.
She stayed in hospital for six weeks suffering from vomiting, continuous fluid leakage from the ear and intermittent fever.
The index case-patient developed a low-grade intermittent fever; her temperature rose in the evening.
Five male dogs of different breeds, aged 8-12 years old presented with history/evidence of tick infestation and showing clinical signs of intermittent fever, inappetance, dullness, pale mucous membrane, epistaxis and/or malena were subjected to clinicopathological evaluation.
The nurse remembers suffering from intermittent fever and chills.
A diagnosis of AOSD should be kept in mind in case of pyrexia of unknown origin particularly in a patient who presents with high-grade intermittent fever, polyarthritis and skin rash of more than two weeks duration.
A 12-year-old boy who was being followed up with a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) whose maintenance treatment was initiated with remission following BFM-ALL-2000 treatment protocol presented to our clinic with intermittent fever, which had been continuing for 10 days.
A person with amoebiasis will experience severe amoebic dysentery, which is indicated by abdominal cramping, diarrhoea, stool that is accompanied by blood or mucus, nausea and vomiting, loss of weight, and an intermittent fever. Patients may also experience symptoms that are vague and not specific to the ailment itself.
A 65-year-old man experienced right upper quadrant abdominal pain and intermittent fever for 10 days.
He reported associated nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and intermittent fever. The patient reported that he had initially thought he had the "stomach flu." He had tried oral rehydration and Tylenol with no improvement in symptoms since onset.

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