It is possible that the main title of the report Hyperthermia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
- Heat Stress
- Heat-Related Illness
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.
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