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prodrome

[′prō‚drōm]
(medicine)
An early or premonitory manifestation of impending disease before the specific symptoms begin.
An aura.
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With further study, the patterns of prodromal symptoms and risk factors may lead to new approaches to identifying young persons who are likely to develop BD, and might benefit from early treatment.
This tool was designed by the primary investigator by taking into all the prodromal symptoms of APS of DSM-5.
21 the most common prodromal symptom seen was paresthesia in 25 (23.
Almost about 2/3rd of patients had prodromal symptoms whereas most of the patients presented with classical lesions.
NIA-AA defines three states of this disease spectrum: the asymptomatic stage (preclinical AD), prodromal stage (AD-related MCI), and definite AD (AD).
Several terms, including ultra high risk, clinical high risk, at-risk mental state, psychosis risk syndrome, and schizophrenia/psychosis prodrome, have been used to describe the prodromal phase of schizophrenia.
9) For patients with prodromal symptoms, the authors recommend episodic oral antiviral therapy.
If the technician is faced with this scenario, it is crucial the patient is carefully observed during the procedure for the prodromal signs of syncope.
The pharmacological and clinical evaluations and the studies have revealed thought, perception and mood disturbances, an overwhelming importance being attributed to cognitive dysfunctions even from the prodromal stages.
1) Koplik's spots are highly characteristic of the prodromal phase of measles and can often be identified before the onset of the rash, which had been originally described in 1896.
Unlike men, six months to one year prior to having an MI, women may experience prodromal symptoms (McSweeney, O'Sullivan, Cody, & Crane, 2004).