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intercurrent

 [in″ter-kur´ent]
pertaining to a process that occurs during the course of some other event.
intercurrent disease a disease occurring during the course of another disease with which it has no connection.

in·ter·cur·rent

(in'tĕr-kūr'ent),
Intervening; said of a disease attacking a person already ill of another malady.
See also: intercurrent disease.
[inter- + L. curro, pr. p. currens (-ent-), to run]

intercurrent

/in·ter·cur·rent/ (-kur´ent) occurring during and modifying the course of another disease.

intercurrent

(ĭn′tər-kûr′ənt, -kŭr′-)
adj.
Occurring at the same time as and usually altering the course of another disease.

in·ter·cur·rent

(in'tĕr-kŭr'ĕnt)
Intervening; said of a disease attacking a person who already has another disease.
[inter- + L. curro, pr. p. currens (-ent-), to run]

intercurrent

Pertaining to any disease, especially an infectious disease, affecting a person already suffering from another disease.

in·ter·cur·rent

(in'tĕr-kŭr'ĕnt)
Intervening; said of a disease attacking a person already ill of another malady.
[inter- + L. curro, pr. p. currens (-ent-), to run]

intercurrent

occurring during the course of.

intercurrent disease
a disease occurring during the course of another disease with which it has no connection.
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Compared to many epidemiologic studies defining the effectiveness of diabetes diagnostic criteria, this study likely contains a larger fraction with intercurrent disease.
In complex cases my general plan is to give constitutional treatment with intercurrent aetiological remedies.
Predictive value of an abnormal hepatobiliary scan in patients with severe intercurrent illness.
31) Furthermore, recent statistical analysis has shown the cause of death in older patients with RCC and medical comorbidities to be more likely intercurrent disease than RCC.
No other significant medical and surgical history was reported and there was no symptoms of intercurrent infection.
Increased risk was associated with caesarian delivery, increasing maternal age and the presence of several co-morbid conditions including hyperemesis, intercurrent infection and maternal hypertension.
This case underscores the importance of an active search for any systemic abnormality coupled with regular, more frequent screening tests and timely management of intercurrent infections which may contribute to liver damage in tropical countries like India.
Although the exact mechanism of hypercalcemic crisis is not known; some potential mechanisms are haemorrhage into parathyroid adenoma, volume contraction, and stress from intercurrent disease.
Intercurrent infections should be handled by adequate hydration and mild increase of insulin dosage and checking the ketones often (sick day rules apply).
Finger-stick monitoring should be used to measure blood glucose concentrations in patients who are taking insulin or other medications and have a risk of hypoglycemia; who are initiating or changing their diabetes treatment regimens; who have not met treatment goals; or who have intercurrent illnesses, according to the guidelines.