Jaccoud's dissociated fever

Jaccoud's dissociated fever

[zhäko̅o̅z′]
Etymology: Sigismond Jaccoud, French physician, 1830-1913
a form of febrile meningitic fever accompanied by a paradoxical slow pulse rate, seen in patients with tuberculous meningitis.

Jaccoud's dissociated fever

An obsolete term for a clinical complex associated with tuberculous meningitis, characterised by pulse-temperature dissociation.