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prodrome

 [pro´drōm]
a premonitory symptom; a symptom indicating the onset of a disease. adj., adj prodro´mal, prodro´mic.

pro·drome

(prō'drōm), The correct plural of this word is prodromes, not prodromata.
An early or premonitory symptom of a disease.
Synonym(s): prodromus
[G. prodromos, a running before, fr. pro- + dromos, a running, a course]

prodrome

/pro·drome/ (pro´drōm) a premonitory symptom; a symptom indicating the onset of a disease.prodro´malprodro´mic

prodrome

(prō′drōm′)
n.
An early symptom indicating the onset of an attack or a disease.

pro·dro′mal (-drō′məl), pro·drom′ic (-drŏm′ĭk) adj.

prodrome

[prō′drōm]
Etymology: Gk, prodromos, running before
1 an early sign of a developing condition or disease.
2 the earliest phase of a developing condition or disease. Many infectious diseases such as chickenpox or measles are most contagious during the prodromal period. prodromal, adj.

prodrome

Medtalk A premonitory or early Sx of a disease or a disorder Neurology A premonitory Sx unrelated to a seizure  Cf Aura.

pro·drome

(prō'drōm)
An early or premonitory symptom of a disease.

prodrome

A symptom or sign that precedes the start of a disease and gives early warning. KOPLIK'S SPOTS are a prodrome of MEASLES and the AURA is a prodrome of an epileptic seizure or an attack of MIGRAINE.

Prodrome

A symptom or group of symptoms that appears shortly before an acute attack of illness. The term comes from a Greek word that means "running ahead of."

pro·drome

(prō'drōm)
Early or premonitory symptom of a disease.

prodrome (prō´drōm),

n a symptom, often noted prior to monitoring and diagnosis that may signal the beginning of a disease.

prodrome

a premonitory clinical sign; a clinical sign indicating the onset of a disease.
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With further study, the patterns of prodromal symptoms and risk factors may lead to new approaches to identifying young persons who are likely to develop BD, and might benefit from early treatment.
ACOG and the CDC recommend that pregnant women with active genital lesions or prodromal symptoms at the onset of labor undergo cesarean delivery
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MERS presenting symptoms have not yet been defined comprehensively often including prodromal symptoms of fever, myalgias and headache for the first 3-7 days followed by respiratory symptoms including non- productive cough and shortness of breath and eventually progressing to cause respiratory and kidney failure.
In this case, the positive RT-PCR results for influenza A and the pertinent brain MRI findings, as well as the concurrent influenza prodromal symptoms, suggest that acute influenza cerebelllitis, rather than a postinfluenza encephalopathy, caused the associated neurologic findings.