hectic fever


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Related to hectic fever: intermittent fever, relapsing fever

hectic fever

a fever that recurs each day, with profound sweating, chills, and facial flushing.

hectic fever

Spiking fever Infectious disease A highly nonspecific term for either a fever characterized by a daily spike in temperature, or one in which the peak  and trough temperatures differ by 1.4ºC; the term may be so clinically meaningless as to be completely abandoned. See Fever.