intercurrent


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Related to intercurrent: intercurrent disease

in·ter·cur·rent

 (ĭn′tər-kûr′ənt, -kŭr′-)
adj.
Occurring at the same time as and usually altering the course of another disease.

[Latin intercurrēns, intercurrent-, present participle of intercurrere, to mingle with; see intercourse.]

intercurrent

(ˌɪntəˈkʌrənt)
adj
1. occurring during or in between; intervening
2. (Pathology) pathol (of a disease) occurring during the course of another disease
ˌinterˈcurrence n
ˌinterˈcurrently adv

in•ter•cur•rent

(ˌɪn tərˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-)

adj.
(of a disease) occurring while another disease is in progress.
[1605–15; < Latin intercurrent-, s. of intercurrēns, present participle of intercurrere to run between]
Translations

in·ter·cur·rent

a. intercurrente, que aparece en el curso de una enfermedad y que la modifica.
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There was talk about using these miasmatic remedies as intercurrent remedies--in other words, in between the so-called constitutional remedy.
This medicine may be required as an intercurrent when other well-indicated medicines fail to act.
The blood group of an individual will never change in life so have prime role in medico-legal investigations.8 Lattes have rightly said "the fact that belonging to a definite blood group is a fixed character of every human being and can be altered neither by lapse of time nor by intercurrent disease." Blood group like fingerprint is an unalterable primary character.8
[1] Subsequently, several forms of kidney disease in HIV-1-endemic regions have been described in both children and adults, [2] resulting from the direct effects of HIV-1 on the kidney or indirect effects of intercurrent illness or medications.
Porphrya-like syndrome is usually precipitated by an intercurrent infection or interruption of NTBC.
Complications of HS include cholelithiasis, a consequence of chronic hemolysis; aplastic crisis, most commonly after parvovirus B19 infection; hemolytic crisis during intercurrent infection; and megaloblastic crisis in the presence of folic acid deficiency (1).
There was a torpid progression with multiple intercurrent infections, right renal infarction, and a progressive deterioration of kidney function, requiring the initiation of hemodialysis.
Most cases of thyroid storm occur after a precipitating event, intercurrent illness, or discontinuation of antithyroid medication.
In contrast to SCN patients, AIN patients often have mild phenotypes with minor intercurrent infections despite severe neutropenia.
The ensuing prognosis of initial ketosis then depends on other factors like insulin deficiency/compensation, intercurrent illness, pregnancy, and sick-day managements.
Because of intercurrent illnesses, the group of Tg[Val.sub.129] mice challenged with Ca-[BSE.sub.2] was considerably reduced in size; however, the absence of transmission to Tg[Val.sub.129] mice challenged with a second BSE inocula, Ca-BSE0, reinforces this negative result.
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