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Hyperthermia


Synonyms of Hyperthermia
  • Heat-Related Illness
  • Heat Stress

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Hyperthermia occurs when a person?s body temperature rises and remains above the normal; 98.6?F Most frequently, this occurs during the heat of summer and among the elderly. However, it may also be triggered by other medical conditions or certain medications.

    Hyperthermia is sometimes induced as a palliative measure in the treatment of certain cancerous conditions.

    Organizations related to Hyperthermia
    • NIH/National Institute on Aging
      PO Box 8057
      Gaithersburg MD 20892-8057
      Phone #: 301-496-1752
      800 #: 800-222-2225
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.nih.gov/nia



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