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To the Editor:
—"Syndrome is a term applied to a group of symptoms occurring together regularly and thus constituting a disease to which some particular name is given." This is the definition in Black's Medical Dictionary.May I make a plea for the abandonment of the phrase "A and V syndromes" in favor of "A and V phenomena."
Stephenson RW. SYNDROMES VS. PHENOMENA. Arch Ophthalmol. 1962;68(6):886. doi:10.1001/archopht.1962.00960030890028