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Synonyms for pyrexia

a rise in the temperature of the body

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pyrexial patients or patients who have had recent dental treatment or minor surgery.
Although he was cynical about most therapies, it is a surprise that he was impressed by the benefits of pyrexial therapy and methods of creating a fever such as inducing malaria and administering typhoid vaccine.
On examination, she was pyrexial (37.8[degrees]C), icteric, and had mild tenderness of the right upper quadrant.
Low intake of fluids, loss of fluids because of vomiting and pyrexial sweating may be responsible for dehydration and renal ischemia.
Physical exam revealed he was pyrexial with a temperature of 38[degrees]C (100[degrees]F), and an inconsistent faint systolic murmur.
On examination the child may be tachypnoeic, have audible stridor, have unilateral or bilateral decreased breath sounds, wheeze, crepitations and may be pyrexial. Rare signs include subcutaneous emphysema and pneumothorax.
On admission, he was pyrexial and exhibited associated cervical lymphadenopathy.
Despite treatment with appropriate antibiotics he remained pyrexial and 17 days after the admission to the hospital his general condition worsened.
Lemierre described this new disease entity as "the appearance and repletion several days after the onset of a sore throat (and particularly of a tonsillar abscess) of several pyrexial attacks with an initial rigor, or still more certainly the occurrence of pulmonary infarcts and arthritic manifestations, constitute a syndrome so characteristic that mistake is almost impossible."
Physical examination revealed that he was pyrexial, with a pulse rate of 116 beats/minute and a blood pressure of 120/66 mmHg.
Rarely observed adverse effects include pyrexial reactions, agitation, dizziness, hypotension, hypertension, nausea, bradycardia, fever, vomiting, hypoxia, tachycardia and anemia Dexmedetomidine, a short acting alpha 2 agonist was approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1999.It possesses anxiolytic, anesthetic, hypnotic and analgesic properties.