night sweats


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night sweats

profuse sweating at night, occurring in pulmonary tuberculosis and other chronic debilitating affections with low-grade fever.
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night sweats

Nocturnal diaphoresis, a finding classically associated with terminal Hodgkin lymphoma and tuberculsosis, but also seen in trypanosomiasis, giant cell/temporal arteritis, and after prolonged, intense exercise.
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night sweats

(nīt swets)
Excessive perspiration at night, which can be a sign of lymphoma or tuberculosis.
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