Syndrome - History

History

Ibn Sina (Avicenna, 980-1037), in The Canon of Medicine, pioneered the idea of a syndrome in the diagnosis of specific diseases.

The concept of a medical syndrome was further developed in the 17th century by Thomas Sydenham.

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