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Sequence (medicine)

In medicine, a sequence is a series of ordered consequences due to a single cause.[1]

It differs from a syndrome in that seriality is more predictable: if A causes B, and B causes C, and C causes D, then D would not be seen if C is not seen. However, in less formal contexts, the term "syndrome" is sometimes used instead of sequence.

Examples include:

References

  1. ^ "sequence" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ Newbould MJ, Lendon M, Barson AJ (July 1994). "Oligohydramnios sequence: the spectrum of renal malformations". Br J Obstet Gynaecol 101 (7): 598–604.  
  3. ^ Piza JE, Northrop CC, Eavey RD (July 1996). "Neonatal mesenchyme temporal bone study: typical receding pattern versus increase in Potter's sequence". Laryngoscope 106 (7): 856–64.  
  4. ^ Wagener S, Rayatt SS, Tatman AJ, Gornall P, Slator R (March 2003). "Management of infants with Pierre Robin sequence". Cleft Palate Craniofac. J. 40 (2): 180–5.  
  5. ^ Martínez-Frías ML, Czeizel AE, Rodríguez-Pinilla E, Bermejo E (January 1999). "Smoking during pregnancy and Poland sequence: results of a population-based registry and a case-control registry". Teratology 59 (1): 35–8.  
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