continuous fever


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continuous fever

A sustained fever, as in scarlet fever, typhus, or pneumonia, with a slight diurnal variation.
See also: fever
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falciparum can have recurrent fever every 36-48 hours or less pronounced and almost continuous fever. Splenomegaly, severe headache, cerebral ischaemia, hepatomegaly, hypoglycaemia and haemoglobinuria with renal failure may occur.
While the concept of continuous fever recording began way back a century ago, [11], somehow it was not taken forward because of hardware and software impediments.
In the report it was revealed that some animals, particularly cross-bred cattle develop panting as a sequel to Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD).This condition is characterized by continuous fever, depression, panting, dyspnea,salivation, anorexia, and severe drop in milk production etc.the report said.It was mentioned that affected animals tire very quickly and start foaming at the mouth even if they walk a short distance in the sun.
A 26-year-old young woman presented with mild continuous fever and cough with expectoration for 3 weeks.
A 42-year-old man was admitted to hospital due to continuous fever, night sweating, and weight loss for 1-month and exacerbated dyspnea on exercise (DOE) for 2 weeks.
However his symptoms worsened and he presented after 4 weeks with excruciating pain in the involved joints on slight movement, high grade continuous fever. He had lost 4 kg weight, his inguinal lymph nodes were palpable, small, firm and rubbery.

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