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English translation: aftereffects; side effects

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French term or phrase:syndrome de vent de boulet
English translation:aftereffects; side effects
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08:39 Nov 14, 2000
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French term or phrase: syndrome de vent de boulet URG
Does anyone know if there is a standard translation for this or should I just create one? I can't find it anywhere. "En cas de gros choc emotionnel: fatigue, sueurs froides, nausees, rythme cardiaque augmente, etc. Tout cela est normal mais attention au "syndrome de vent de boulet", avec hyperactivite, tristesse excessive, troubles de la pensee, etc." Thanks, Karen
Karen Tucker
United States
Local time: 06:32
after-effects, side-effects
Explanation:
"boulet" can be a cannon-ball. My guess is that 'vent de boulet' literally is the effect of a miss so close that the side-wind causes injury. Figuratively, it could be symptoms appearing after the major danger has passed.
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Peter Freckleton
Australia
Local time: 22:32
Grading comment
I think your answer fits my context best. Thanks! Karen
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Summary of answers provided
na +1LP Boulet's syndrome
Yolanda Broad
naafter-effects, side-effects
Peter Freckleton
naI think that this term is the equivalent of an old wives-tale of "a wind of death"
Luis Luis


  

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33 mins peer agreement (net): +1
LP Boulet's syndrome


Explanation:
Found a Louis-Philippe Boulet who is a much-published expert on asthma (171 hits on Google), so I strongly suspect that is a breathing condition that bears his name.

Here's the URL for an article by him on the subject:

http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:www.asmanet.com/edit970...|lang_fr|lang_es

There appear to be several syndromes associated with his writing:

"reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS)" "RADS or irritant-induced asthma"
http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:www.pulsus.com/Respir/0...|lang_fr|lang_es

Airway remodeling:
Editorial August 1997 Asmanet Asthma and airway remodeling
... 1- Boulet LP. Airway remodeling. Clinical Asthma Review. May 1997. 2- Boulet LP, Laviolette M, Turcotte H, Milot J, Côté J, Cartier A, Dugas M, Malo JL ...
www.asmanet.com/edit9709.html

On the other hand, there is a metacarpal syndrome (toes), whicn is called "coup de vent Péronier" in French; however, I can't find any links between L-P Boulet and "arthritis," "hallux" etc.

English:Symptoms (Medicine)
Musculoskeletal System
fibular drift s CORRECT
CONT - Hallux valgus is a complicated deformity .... The laterally inclined great toe pushes the second toe, and even the third and fourth toes, toward the fibular border of the foot. Thus, there is fibular drift of all the toes. This condition is often seen in cases of hallux valgus occurring in the wake of adductovarus of the forefoot, and it is more marked when this part of the anatomy is affected by rheumatoid arthritis .... s
OBS - Shift of the marginal metatarsal heads away from the axis of the foot and in the dorsal direction, involving primarily the 2nd, 3rd and 4th metatarsals, observed in rheumatoid arthritis. s
OBS - Observation from DFOOT, 1982, p. 550. s
1990-06-19






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Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 06:32
Native speaker of: English
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I think that this term is the equivalent of an old wives-tale of "a wind of death"


Explanation:
A sudden unexpected (and often unexplained) death was described as "a wind".
A search through Yahoo in French (www.yahoo.com) reveals many sites talking about many different subjects, and they frequently mention "le vent de boulet". It is not necessarily related to Asthma.

Example 1:
389-nouvelles organisations, nouvelle économie-logiciels libres
... attaque. Microsoft a senti le vent du boulet : une série de notes internes ... une réalité
économique mondialisée. Ce syndrome orwellien résoudrait ainsi la ...
http://www.insite.fr/ucc-cfdt/389/200/202.htm

Example 2:
Le Web pour rigoler. Blagues sur les couples et le mariage
... présentez comme "ce bon vieux boulet" et vous lui donnez une ... et ça semble irréversible."
"Le syndrome de l'oignon, mais qu ... dans "Autant en emporte le vent". ...
http://www.rigoler.com/Blagues1/couples_2.shtml

Example 3:
mc
... 2 matches : exorcisme du vieux syndrome ?) la France doit naturellement ... habituel en
écartant le boulet d'Albertini. Tout ... toujours sous le vent, qui comme tout ...
http://www.timesport.com/sd/mc.htm

Regards.
Luis M. Luis



Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 05:32
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 35

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7 hrs
after-effects, side-effects


Explanation:
"boulet" can be a cannon-ball. My guess is that 'vent de boulet' literally is the effect of a miss so close that the side-wind causes injury. Figuratively, it could be symptoms appearing after the major danger has passed.

Peter Freckleton
Australia
Local time: 22:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 722
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I think your answer fits my context best. Thanks! Karen

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