constitutional symptom


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con·sti·tu·tion·al symp·tom

a symptom indicating a systemic effect of a disease; for example, weight loss.

constitutional symptom

a symptom that affects the general well-being or general status of a patient. Examples include weight loss, shaking, chills, fever, and vomiting.

con·sti·tu·tion·al symp·tom

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl simp'tŏm)
A symptom indicating a systemic effect of a disease; e.g., weight loss.

con·sti·tu·tion·al symp·tom

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl simp'tŏm)
Symptom indicating a systemic effect of a disease; e.g., weight loss.
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These data continue to demonstrate that treatment with CYT387 results in significant, durable responses in transfusion dependency, splenomegaly and constitutional symptoms," said Dr.
5) However, they did not exclude patients with cervical lymphadenopathy, dysphagia, constitutional symptoms, unexplained weight loss, or unilateral signs and symptoms.
In addition, many patients experience rapid, meaningful and durable reductions of splenomegaly and improvements of constitutional symptoms.
Systemic infection may be accompanied by constitutional symptoms of fever, sweats, chills, poor appetite, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and weight loss.
The patient denied any constitutional symptoms, and he had no history of scalp or oral lesions, dysphagia, breathing difficulties, or otalgia.
Because renal failure is a common entity, this potential differential diagnostic consideration in patients in endemic areas presenting with diarrhea and constitutional symptoms warrants a note.
He has no constitutional symptoms or neurologic complaints.
HGE may cause a postinfectious syndrome characterized by constitutional symptoms without functional disability or serologic evidence of persistent infection.
Phase I/II data show Incyte's JAK1 and JAK2 inhibitor INCB18424 demonstrates durable clinical benefits including reduction of spleen size and alleviation of debilitating constitutional symptoms in myelofibrosis patients
He had no constitutional symptoms, no gross hematuria, weight loss, flank pain or fever.
Diagnostic tonsillectomy is indicated in children with asymmetrically enlarged tonsils associated with constitutional symptoms, cervical lymphadenopathy rapid tonsil enlargement or significant tonsillar asymmetry.

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