prodromata


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prodromata

(pl.) the symptoms that appear before the outbreak of a disease. Also called prodrome. — prodromatic, adj.
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Psychological prodromata of myocardial infarction and sudden death.
Some have considered a theory of using intermittent maintenance therapy, with the approach of withdrawing patients who have stabilized and watching closely for early prodromata. But five major studies looking at that approach consistently showed significantly higher rates of relapse in the intermittent treatment groups.