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378 Possible Causes for Fever, Rigors and Chills

  • Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    Weight loss, fever, night sweats, and reduced exercise tolerance are common complaints.[] The absence of small tender asymmetric goiter, fever, dysphagia, and erythema over thyroid rules out bacterial or fungal causes of thyroiditis.[] Common features include excessive tiredness (fatigue), fever, and weight loss.[]

  • Cat Scratch Fever

    Typical feature of the disease is persistent low grade fever, hence the name cat scratch fever.[] Cat Scratch Fever? Really? Cats, fleas, and the many faces of bartonellosis By Claudia S.[] The osteolysis associated with cat-scratch fever resembles more ominous conditions.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Enteric fever caused by Salmonella Typhi is a global public health problem.[] 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.[]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Drug-induced fever has been described as fever coinciding with drug administration when no other etiology for the fever can be discovered and when the fever abates after cessation[] […] with chills Fever with rigors Hyperpyrexia NOS Persistent fever Pyrexia NOS drug induced R50.2 iodide R50.2 steroid R50.2 Steroid effects (adverse) (adrenocortical) (iatrogenic[] Fever with rigors Hyperpyrexia NOS Persistent fever Pyrexia NOS Abbreviations used here: NEC Not elsewhere classifiable This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “[]

  • Pneumonia

    Samples were collected from two secondary cases and two close contacts with fever.[] Initial mild headache and myalgia leading to high fever, chills and repeated rigors; non-chest symptoms often predominate early on.[] Or, they may vomit, have a fever and cough, or appear restless, sick, or tired and without energy.[]

  • Enterococcus

    Prolonged fever was the only manifestation for the case after admission.[] 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.[]

  • Gallbladder Empyema

    The clinical presentation is not significantly different from acute cholecystitis, comprising fever, chills, and right upper quadrant abdominal pain, as main symptoms.[] With the worsening of the disease, high fever, chills, rigors, and signs of systemic sepsis follows.[] While patients with a gallbladder empyema may experience symptoms similar to those with acute uncomplicated cholecystitis (fever, chills, rigors, and right upper quadrant[]

  • Heart Failure

    Few cases report patients with heart failure, secondary to dilated cardiomyopathy, with high fever.[] Symptoms include fever, chills, rigors, dyspnea, wheezing, chest pain or tightness, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.[] A 35-year-old woman with fever, edema and rash was admitted. Pleural effusion and cardiomegaly were observed.[]

  • Febrile Transfusion Reaction

    Familial Mediterranean fever (Medical Encyclopedia) Fever (Medical Encyclopedia) When your baby or infant has a fever (Medical Encyclopedia) [ Read More ][] […] 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[] Applicable To Fever NOS Fever of unknown origin [FUO] Fever with chills Fever with rigors Hyperpyrexia NOS Persistent fever Pyrexia NOS posttransfusion R50.84 FNHTR R50.84[]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    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).[] […] temperature 38 C and positive urine culture received both non-enhanced MRI with whole body diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and 99m Tc-DMSA scintigraphy 7 days from the fever[] RESULTS: The fever duration after hospitalization in the ALN group and the APN group were 4.85 2.33 days and 2.30 1.47 days respectively.[]

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