prodromal


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Related to prodromal: Prodromal Period, Prodromal labor, prodromal phase

pro·dro·mal

(prō-drō'măl, prod'rō-măl),
Relating to a prodrome.

prodromal

[-drō′məl]
Etymology: Gk, pro, before, dromos, course
pertaining to early symptoms that may mark the onset of a disease.

pro·dro·mal

(prō-drō'măl)
Relating to a prodrome.
Synonym(s): prodromic, prodromous.

prodromal

early marker/symptom of disease

prodromal

the stage of premonitory signs presaging the onset of disease or of specific clinical signs such as seizures.
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Both groups had a 1% incidence of prodromal symptoms.
Also, they assume that infectivity is high during the prodromal phase.
Nevertheless, the infection can be manifested in other ways, and many cases do not go beyond the prodromal stage or elicit any symptoms.
Evidence of STEC infection in 249 Italian children with HUS, shown by presence of prodromal diarrhea (a) Patients with symptoms no.
Alzheimer's has never been viewed as a disease with an identifiable, but asymptomatic, prodromal state.
In contrast, no information is available on the development or time course of viremia or immune responses before symptoms begin (in the prodromal phase).
If treatment is initiated, early, at the first sign of an ulcer or vesicle, the duration of the outbreak can be shortened; the outbreak can even be aborted if treatment is started as early as the prodromal stage, at which time patients may experience symptoms like tingling, he added.
CHICAGO -- Volumetric reduction of the hippocampus has emerged as a promising noninvasive imaging bio-marker for prodromal and early stages of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study of 373 patients.
He had an acute diarrheal prodromal illness 3 weeks before hospital admission.
Secondary clinical endpoints showed the duration of episode from the prodromal symptoms to healing to be significantly decreased (p=0.
A phase II clinical trial is under way "to investigate whether a clinical benefit can be achieved in gantenerumab-treated patients with prodromal Alzheimer disease.
Since it is known that amyloid accumulates in patients' brains about 15 years prior to the onset of dementia, ongoing and future clinical studies with gantenerumab will focus on Alzheimer's disease in the early or prodromal phase.