Faget's sign

Faget's sign

[fazhāz′]
Etymology: Jean C. Faget, French physician, 1818-1884
a falling pulse rate associated with a constant temperature, or a constant pulse associated with a rising temperature. It is an unusual sign found in yellow fever. Also called Faget's law.
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These observations, known as Faget's Law, remain bedside methods in diagnosing yellow fever, and Faget's sign is still somewhat pathognomonic of the disease.