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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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The lag between first manic episode and bipolar disorder diagnosis was about 20 months, but the lag between onset of prodromal symptoms and diagnosis was twice that long--a mean of 41 months.
Three-quarters of the children with MCDD (78%) were found to meet criteria for ARMS, and the 2 groups showed similar schizotypal traits, disorganization, and prodromal symptoms.
Egeland and her colleagues began prospectively comparing Amish children with an affected parent to those without one in 1987 to determine whether prodromal symptoms or risk factors are apparent at an early age.
It may positively affect the long-term course of the disease or even prevent prodromal symptoms from progressing to frank illness.
Data obtained in New Zealand and Australia at the University of Melbourne indicate that the early detection of prodromal symptoms, followed by treatment with low-dose neuroleptic drugs, can prevent the onset of psychotic disorders.
Prodromal symptoms are usually absent or include mild fever, catarrhal symptoms, abdominal pain, emesis, and diarrhea (18).
HFRS and SEOV HFRS are characterized by the same prodromal symptoms for 3-5 days as for HCPS: fever, myalgia, malaise, and gastrointestinal discomfort (5).
These include cultural concepts of illness and how to interpret prodromal symptoms such as Bill's, stigma and interpersonal shame regarding mental illness and psychiatric treatment, and value orientations such as self-reliance, avoidance of direct expressions of interpersonal conflict, and family privacy.
(2) The illness was characterized by prodromal symptoms of fever and malaise followed by erosive stomatitis and a rash that began on the palms and soles.
Although Rubella had milder prodromal symptoms, when a pregnant woman contracts it, the unborn baby might be born with abnormalities known as congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) which could cause blindness, deafness, cataracts, heart defects, small heads, mental retardation, bone alterations, liver and spleen damage as well as diabetes and autism.
Prodromal Symptoms, Types of Eclampsia and Maternal Complications of Eclampsia Prodromal Symptoms No.
The prodromal symptoms of complications include myocarditis, hepatitis, encephalitis, low platelet count, and multiple organ failure, the agency added.