Sentence Examples


  • While about 50 percent of children diagnosed with JDMS have an acute onset of symptoms, the other 50 percent have what is called a subacute onset, which means that the symptoms are milder and come on more slowly.
  • While most children with acute symptoms are diagnosed within three months, the correct diagnosis of children with subacute symptoms may take a year or even longer.
  • This interval is sometimes more prolonged particularly if the initial infection was treated with antibiotics but not completely eliminated (subacute mastoiditis).
  • Subacute lesions: These are characterized by reddening, peeling, and scaling but are less severe than acute lesions and do not produce an exudate.
  • Called subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, this is a slowly progressing, smoldering swelling and destruction of the entire brain.