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exhaustion delirium

delirium occurring under conditions of extreme fatigue resulting from prolonged and intense overexertion, particularly when coupled with other forms of stress, such as prolonged insomnia, starvation, excessive heat or cold, or exposure to toxins. It is typically associated with the extreme physical effort required of those who engage in endurance sports or of others facing extreme environmental conditions, as well as with debilitating diseases.

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February 26th 2024