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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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On the pre-test, only 24% could identify the prodromal symptoms in the FACTSS acronym correctly, while 97% correctly identified them on the post-test.
The preceding study was the only study found in the database search in which gender differences in prodromal symptoms of stroke were examined.
These family caregivers were able to detect the prodromal symptoms among the ill relatives--behavioral problems, emotional disturbances, and social withdrawal--and the early psychotic symptoms, which included bizarre thoughts and behaviors and paranoid ideas.
A patient with genital herpes may also report prodromal symptoms such as pain, tingling or itching.
Most of those individuals reported a distinct period of prodromal symptoms.
Major prodromal symptoms in order of reported frequency include unusual fatigue (70%), sleep disturbance (48%), shortness of breath (42%), indigestion (39%), and anxiety (35%).
Patients presenting with prodromal symptoms have a more favorable clinical course initially (29).
Secondary clinical endpoints showed the duration of episode from the prodromal symptoms to healing to be significantly decreased (p=0.
Both groups had a 1% incidence of prodromal symptoms.
In the acyclovir Lauriad[R] patient group among the 722 patients included, the duration of episode from the first prodromal symptoms to healing was significantly decreased (p= 0.
WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of recognizing prodromal symptoms and treating acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) at the onset of these symptoms was highlighted in a survey presented today at the 2009 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting.
The patients were assessed every 6 months during a follow-up period that lasted from 6 months to 5 years, and the symptoms were compared over time using the Scale of Prodromal Symptoms.