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remittent

 [re-mit´ent]
having periods of abatement and of exacerbation.
remittent fever elevated body temperature showing fluctuation each day, but never falling to normal.

re·mit·tent

(rē-mit'ĕnt),
Characterized by temporary periods of abatement of the symptoms of a disease.

remittent

(rĭ-mĭt′nt)
adj.
Characterized by temporary abatement in severity. Used especially of diseases.

re·mit′tence, re·mit′ten·cy n.
re·mit′tent·ly adv.

re·mit·tent

(rĕ-mit'ĕnt)
Characterized by temporary periods of abatement of the symptoms of a disease.

re·mit·tent

(rĕ-mit'ĕnt)
Characterized by temporary periods of abatement of the symptoms of a disease.
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At Bhatta Chowk, Haebanspura, Mian Mir Colony, Infantry Ground and Garhishahu people came out of their houses after remittent power cuts for long hours.
There is also reference to malarial fevers taking on a typhoid or typhus character and dysentery being associated with the remittent form of malaria.
And again, with the different variety of fevers, the record will often depend upon the period of observation; an intermittent [fever], with well-marked stages, will, if neglected, often in a few days become an equally well-marked remittent, or typhomalarial [fever], or a little further on will prominently exhibit advanced typhoid symptoms; or perhaps a few weeks or months later [the man will] die from chronic diarrhoea or dysentery.
Though there were only two diagnosed cases at Helena, many were likely misdiagnosed as remittent fever (malaria) or as typhoid.
There is no doubt that Civil War surgeons had a difficult time identifying typhus and distinguishing the disease from typhoid and remittent fever.
During the nineteenth century medical professionals categorized malaria into three forms: intermittent, remittent, and congestive.
On June 8, a female resident of Bay County in the Florida Panhandle consulted a physician because of a 5-day history of remittent fever, chills, myalgia, and headaches.
Definite diagnosis of malaria was finally with clinical features like fever-paroxysmal, remittent or intermittent, chills, anaemia, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, headache, vomiting, drowsiness, altered behaviour, confusion, unarousable coma, etc.
Cases were selected with complaint of untreated fever of short duration and/or raised body temperature without any pre-existing documented systemic illness with clinical features like fever-paroxysmal, remittent or intermittent, chills, anaemia, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, headache, vomiting, drowsiness, altered behaviour, confusion, unarousable coma, etc.
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NO OF CASES CONTINOUS 20 INTERMITTENT 18 REMITTENT 62 Note: Table made from bar graph.