RICHARD L. NAEYE, M.D.
In recent years a number of periodic disorders have attracted considerable interest.1, 2 These recur over long periods of time without apparent deterioration of health. The variety of disease patterns and number of involved systems suggest multiple influences. Hereditary, infectious, endocrinologic, allergic and neurogenic causes have been suggested, but seldom confirmed. This report is concerned with a patient in whom three periodic disorders are shown to have coexisted over a period of more than 20 years. These are: (1) bouts of cyclic chills and fever; (2) episodes of acute abdominal pain, and (3) grand mal seizures. Certain features of
NAEYE RL. CYCLIC FEVER, ABDOMINAL PAIN AND GRAND MAL SEIZURES: CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:859–864. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-4-859
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(4):859-864.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Neurology, Seizure Disorders.
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