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398 Possible Causes for Chills, Rigors and Chills

  • Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of second-line nilotinib vs dasatinib among patients with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase (Ph  CML-CP) who are resistant or intolerant to imatinib, from a US third-party perspective. METHODS: A lifetime partitioned survival model[…][]

  • Cat Scratch Fever

    The patient has low grade fever of about 101 F which may be associated with chills. Other non-specific symptoms such as malaise, loss of appetite and weight loss occur.[] Other associated complaints include headache, chills, muscular pains, joint pains, arthritis, backache, and abdominal pain.[] In some cases chills, backache, and/or abdominal pain have been reported.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] renal failure who was admitted to the urology clinic of a university hospital in Kirsehir, Turkey, with the complaints of urinary tract infection (UTI) including fever, chills[] Signs of pyelonephritis may include: A high fever (over 100.4 degrees) Body chills Rigors (shivering and sweating accompanied by a rise in temperature) Nausea or vomiting[] At admission, she presented with a fever, chills, nausea, low back pain, and malaise, which were followed by progressive renal dysfunction.[]

  • Enterococcus

    We report the case of an 80-year-old pacemaker-dependent female patient with complete heart block, who presented with subfebrile temperatures and chills due to a pacemaker[] Larger inocula or more pathogenic organisms may produce systemic signs and symptoms: fever, chills, rigors, sweating, malaise, sleepiness, and fatigue.[] The patient developed fever with chills on the second postoperative day.[]

  • Pneumonia

    The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[] Symptoms and signs include malaise, fever, chills, rigor, cough, dyspnea, and chest pain.[] A 53-year-old female presented with intermittent fever, chills, and dry cough since 10 days. Chest computed tomography scan showed multiple bilateral patchy infiltrates.[]

  • Febrile Transfusion Reaction

    Chills may precede the fever or occur up to 30 minutes after the onset of fever. In some patients, headache, flushing, or tachycardia may accompany fever and chills.[] […] of at least 2 o C from pre-transfusion values AND/OR other symptoms or signs, including chills ( rigors ), painful muscles ( myalgia ), or nausea that are severe enough that[] Chills, rigors, increased respiratory rate, change in blood pressure, anxiety and a headache may accompany this reaction but may also occur in several more serious transfusion[]

  • Cellulitis

    […] adults admitted to the surgical unit who presented with a localised area of lower limb erythema, warmth, oedema and pain, associated with fever (temperature 38 C) and/or chills[] Fever, chills or rigors before or at admission was noted in 91% (59/65). Patients presented most often with sharply demarcated erythema and raised borders (54/64).[] The first sign of the illness is often feeling unwell, with fever, chills and shakes (rigors). This is due to bacteria in the blood stream ( bacteraemia ).[]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    […] bile duct stone(s) GI disease The presence of gallstones in the common bile duct, which occurs in 15% of Pts with gallstones Clinical Abdominal pain, N&V; if severe, fever, chills[] Fever and rigors may be present if there is an associated ascending cholangitis.[] […] with cholangitis Recall that cholangitis is one of the most dangerous complications of CBD stones Acute cholangitis involves biliary pain, jaundice, and spiking fevers with chills[]

  • Jarisch Herxheimer Reaction

    On examination, rigors, shallow inspirations, and chills were noted.[] Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction Pathology Type Toxin Cause(s) Death of bacteria due to antibiotics Symptoms Fever, chills, rigor, low blood pressure, headache, tachycardia, hyperventilation[] Compared with naloxone and placebo, meptazinol reduced the clinical severity of the reaction, significantly delayed and shortened its chill phase, delayed the rise in temperature[]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    Signs and symptoms at presentation were similar between the two groups except a higher proportion of patients with chills in the sitafloxacin group (68.4% vs. 29.4%, p 0.019[] Febrile patients commonly exhibit chills or rigor as well, alongside fatigue and weakness. Temperature is not expected to exceed an average of 103 F (39.4 C).[] Common signs and symptoms include acute-onset fever, chills, severe back or flank pain, nausea and vomiting, and costovertebral angle tenderness.[]

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