intercurrent disease


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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 dis·ease

a new disease occurring during the course of another disease, not related to the primary disease process.
See also: intercurrent.

intercurrent disease

[-kur′ənt]
Etymology: L, intercurrere, to run between
a disease that develops in and may alter the course of another disease.

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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The addition of short-course hormones to radiation did not increase the risk of death from intercurrent disease, said Dr.
In other words, they suffer from as little other intercurrent disease as possible, and the list of concomitant medications they can be taking is usually restricted.
also illustrates the challenges inherent in the selection of appropriate populations for different steps in the process of extending diagnostic criteria to alternative markers and overcoming confounding factors due to intercurrent disease states.