Faget sign

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A pulse-temperature dissociation (aka sphygmothermic dissociation) named after Louisiana physician Jean Charles Faget.

  • Typically for every 1 degree of fever the pulse increases by 10 beats/min. When fever is associated with bradycardia, it is referred to as Faget's sign.


Common causes include:

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