concomitant symptom


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

ac·ces·so·ry symp·tom

a symptom that usually but not always accompanies a certain disease, as distinguished from a pathognomonic symptom.

ac·ces·so·ry symp·tom

(ak-ses'ŏr-ē simp'tŏm)
A symptom that usually but not always accompanies a certain disease, as distinguished from a pathognomonic symptom.
Synonym(s): concomitant symptom.

ac·ces·so·ry symp·tom

(ak-ses'ŏr-ē simp'tŏm)
Symptom that usually but not always accompanies a specific disease, as distinguished from a pathognomonic symptom.
Synonym(s): concomitant symptom.
References in periodicals archive ?
This figure included children who improved only slightly In their concomitant symptoms such as sleep or behaviour.
Several concomitant symptoms of eminent uterine rupture include vaginal bleeding, sharp pain between contractions, abdominal pain or tenderness, recession of the fetal head (baby's head moving back up into the birth canal), bulging under the pubic bone (baby's head protrudes out of the uterine scar), and onset of sharp pain at the site of previous scar (7, 8).
The Chronic Disease Objective Knowledge Examination is a multiple-choice evaluation of chronic disease pathophysiology (30 questions) and the optimal management of concomitant symptoms (15 questions).