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remittent

(of a fever or the symptoms of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity
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Remittent painful ophthalmoplegia: the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome?
g Tariq et al (2010) reported the essential oil of root stock the modified stem (rhizome) of Acorus calamus as a medicine for stomach complaints, snake bite, insect repellent and for remittent fever.
Turkey and Iran are neighbors with a remittent relationship in the volatile Middle East, and diplomatic relations between the regional powers have cooled with regard to Turkey's cooperation on a bilateral and regional level with the US, which is "the Great Satan".
Case report: A 7-year old boy born of non-consanguineous marriage hailing from Banaras, presented with remittent fever for 10 days, erythematous hemorrhagic rash which started over face and then spread over the body for past seven days, altered sensorium for two days and two episodes of generalized tonic clonic convulsion prior to admission.
16 (Petra) - A slight drop in temperatures is expected Tuesday and the weather will be relatively cold and partly cloudy to cloudy with remittent rains, according to the Meteorological Department report.
A total of 37% of patients were classified as remittent, meaning that they progressed from depressed to nondepressed over the course of the study, said Ms.
It is highly bitter in taste, the bitter taste may suppose to contain medicinal properties (Choudhury, 1967) hence being used in various treatments as a cordiotonic, antipyretic, antiperiodic, useful for intestinal worms and leaf juice rubbed over the liver in remittent fever (Kirtikar & Basu, 2000) skin disease (Chopra et al.
Several authors have shown that the regions activated in patients with remittent or primary progressive forms of MS performing motor tasks were the classical motor regions as well as multimodal cortical regions which are normally not activated during the performance of tasks of this kind.
Whatever may be the other concurring causes of fevers, - particularly of bilious remittent and yellow fevers, -it seems to be universally conceded, that the most essential circumstance connected with them, is a high degree of atmospheric temperature.
Clinical signs of disseminated disease include persistent, irregular, or remittent fever, hepatosplenomegaly secondary to production of phagocytic blood cells (weight loss and abdominal pain), pancytopenia (lethargy), darkening of the skin (hence the name black fever), diarrhea, and lymphadenopathy.