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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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Randomized trial of olanzapine versus placebo in the symptomatic acute treatment of the schizophrenic prodrome.
gordonii-related VSSS in our case included a mild prodrome including myalgia, arthralgia, and purpura with dominant symptoms only on the left foot lasting for approximately 2 weeks, which is easily overlooked and misdiagnosed.
She shared the same bed and cared for him during his febrile prodrome but denied that they had sexual activity after symptom onset.
Not uncommonly, patients may present with the prodrome and lack the vesicles and ulcers.
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More than half of the patients with such femur fractures had experienced a prodrome of pain in the groin or thigh for weeks or months, and the fractures were bilateral in more than 25% of the patients.
North American TP is characterized by a distinct prodrome that begins some time after a gravid ixodid tick bite and secretion of an unidentified salivary neurotoxin, and comprises two distinct phases including: (1) a nonspecific prodromal phase of lethargy and weakness; and (2) a subsequent neurotoxic phase of acute ataxia (often described as an inability to sit up and walk without assistance) progressing to ascending flaccid paralysis.
If they have, ask if they experienced a particular prodrome.
The first is the premonitory phase, commonly referred to as the prodrome.