Faget sign

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Fag·et sign

(fa-zhā'),
a slow pulse with an elevated temperature, often seen in yellow fever.

Faget sign

(faj′ĕt, fa-zhā′)
[Jean C. Faget, Fr. physician, 1818–1884]
In a patient with a fever, a pulse slower than would be expected.

Faget,

Jean C., French physician, 1818-1884.
Faget sign - a slow pulse with an elevated temperature, often seen in yellow fever.
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Faget noted, for example, that a unique aspect of yellow fever was that the pulse can either drop with constant body temperature (Faget's sign), or the pulse can remain constant despite fever escalations.