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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

(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

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.
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And a TIA (transient ischemic attack) is, in effect, a warning mini-stroke that may be the prodrome to a major one.
Vasovagal (n=52) Cardiogenic (n=92) P Age (mean 68.4 [+ or -] 13 68.6 [+ or -] 13 0.94 [+ or -] SD) Female gender 26 (50) 33 (35.9) 0.098 Hypertension 47 (91.2) 82 (89.1) 0.81 Diabetes 11 (21.2) 20 (21.7) 0.59 Smoking 11 (21.2) 26 (28.3) 0.35 Previous stroke 4 (7.7) 7 (8.0) 0.83 Aortic stenosis 5 (8.8) 15 (17.2) 0.31 Heart failure 7 (13.5) 20 (21.7) 0.22 Abnormal EKG 29 (55.8) 70 (76.1) 0.015 EF <35% 2 (4.5) 16 (18.4) 0.095 Prodromes 32 (45) 40 (43.5) 0.56 Hospitalization 17 (32.7) 87 (94.6) <0.001 Death 7 (13.5) 7 (7.6) 0.38 Data are reported as number and percent (chi-squared test).
Randomized trial of olanzapine versus placebo in the symptomatic acute treatment of the schizophrenic prodrome. Biol Psychiatry.
Ainsi dans le catalogue des oeuvres possedees par les universites francaises (Service Universitaire de Documentation, ou Sudoc-Abes), on trouve un total de 46 references pour Jean et Isaac Tzetzes et de 54 pour Theodore Prodrome, des chiffres a peu pres equivalents.
In our patient, the indolent symptoms were indicative prodrome of endocarditis and 11 days later the patient developed VSSS.
It is preceded by a prodrome of diarrhoea, most commonly caused by an infection by shigatoxin-producing Escherichia coli.
(Figure 1) The ulcer was preceded by few hemorrhagic blisters, which developed after a prodrome of pain and burning sensation.
Routine treatment by the outpatient clinicians (who were blind to the results of the SIPS assessment) included the prescription of antidepressants for 33 of these individuals and antipsychotic medications for 22 of them; the 53% (55/104) rate of pharmacological treatment for PRS is comparable to the rate reported in the North American Prodrome Longitudinal Study.
EEE is characterized by a nonspecific prodrome followed by severe headache, high fevers, lethargy, and seizures (1,3,4).
including viral upper respiratory prodrome followed
There are four phases of a migraine episode: Prodrome, Aura, Headache and Postdrome.