Symptom/Finding

bradycardia

Description

Slow heart rate; Relative bradycardia (relative to fever): below 140 for 105, below 130 for 104, below 120 for 103, below 110 for 102, & below 100 for 101 deg F. [ID, p. 56] In some infections (e.g., typhoid fever, tularemia, brucellosis, dengue) pulse rate does not increase commensurate with degree of fever. [Merck Manual, p. 1151]

Category

Cardiovascular

ICD-9 Code

427.89

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