remittent

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Related to remittent fever: relapsing fever, intermittent fever, undulant fever

remittent

(of a fever or the symptoms of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity
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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.
Though there were only two diagnosed cases at Helena, many were likely misdiagnosed as remittent fever (malaria) or as typhoid.
Remittent fever is usual, sometimes as high as 104[degrees]F; the fever terminates after one to six weeks (Chin, 2000).