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pro·drome

 (prō′drōm′)
n.
An early symptom indicating the onset of an attack or a disease.

[French, from Latin prodromus, precursor, from Greek prodromos, precursor : pro-, forward; see pro-2 + dromos, running.]

pro·dro′mal (-drō′məl), pro·drom′ic (-drŏm′ĭk) adj.

prodrome

(ˈprəʊdrəʊm) or

prodroma

n, pl -dromes or -dromata (-ˈdrɒmətə)
(Medicine) med any symptom that signals the impending onset of a disease
[C19: via French from New Latin prodromus, from Greek prodromos forerunner, from pro-2 + dramein to run]
proˈdromal, prodromic adj

pro•drome

(ˈproʊ droʊm)

n.
a premonitory symptom.
[1635–45; < French < New Latin prodromus, n. use of Greek pródromos running before. See pro-2, -dromous]
prod•ro•mal (ˈprɒd rə məl, prəˈdroʊ-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prodrome - an early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Translations
前駆症状徴候

prodrome

[ˈprəʊˌdrəʊm] n (Med) → prodromo

pro·drome

n. pródromo, señal o síntoma preliminar.

prodrome

n pródromo, malestar m que precede a una enfermedad
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The bill would implement primary care-and community health center-based schizophrenia screening and treatment protocols derived from two projects sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health: the North American Prodrome Longitudinal Study (NAPLS) and the Recovery After Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) project.
Many, but not all, patients with acute pericarditis will present with acute onset of chest pain that is characteristically positional in nature, being relieved when sitting up or leaning forward, and is often preceded by a viral-like prodrome.
Prodrome can include appetite changes, loss of balance, mood changes, tiredness, neck stiffness, and changes in alertness (Rossi 2005).
Tyrone Cannon, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Yale University, and his collaborators in the North American Prodrome Longitudinal Study Consortium have now provided important new insights into cortical changes associated with the development of psychosis.
LBE typically begins with a prodrome of up to 16 days (median 4 days), [3-4] with isolated cases reported to have prodromes of more than a month.
GBS generally follows an infectious prodrome, resulting in an augmented immune response, which cross-reacts with axolemmal or Schwann cell antigens, leading to peripheral nerve damage believed to be due to molecular mimicry.
Person-to-person transmission of ANDV occurs mainly in family clusters or, less commonly, after activities in which close contact with an infected case-patient has occurred, primarily during the disease prodrome (6-8).
It's unclear as yet whether depression in the elderly is a risk factor for dementia or a prodrome of the disorder.
The book follows a chronological arc, detailing the prodrome of abuse, the way that the killings themselves happened, life in prison, and clemency granted or denied followed by a reflective conclusion.
If the disease is not preceded by a diarrheal prodrome, then it is considered atypical HUS.
An American Academy of Pediatrics clinical practice guideline defined bronchiolitis as the "constellation of clinical symptoms and signs including viral upper respiratory prodrome followed by increased respiratory effort and wheezing in children less than 2 years of age (Lieberthal et al.