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aetiology

, etiology
1. the study of the causes of diseases
2. the cause of a disease

aetiology

see ETIOLOGY.
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The descriptions of confabulation, which emerged in the late eighteen hundreds in connection with the Korsakoff Syndrome, varied not only in classifications but also in aetiologies and proposed mechanisms.
Despite the various possible aetiologies, the benign course that these lesions seem to follow is well documented, and for this reason, as in the two patients presented, a conservative approach is recommended.
In patient with renal and hepatic failure, high-dose steroid therapy should be promptly administered after the exclusion of other more common aetiologies of liver necrosis.
The drugs Lucentis and Avastin have proved very effective in the treatment of CNV with various underlying aetiologies, but if good vision is to be salvaged or retained, then the CNV must be treated in its early stages.
The rates of positive syphilis and HIV serology among patients with different GUD aetiologies are shown in Table II.
Innumerable failed investigations have tested children with encephalopathy for viral aetiology of encephalitis--this has not been wasteful but distracts investigators from other possible explanations and aetiologies.
Infectious aetiologies in acute exacerbation of COPD, S Sethi
The descriptions are brief and concise, highlighting the important aetiologies and perioperative issues around each case.
The remaining sales are derived from the treatment of a mixture of aetiologies such as anti-inflammatory conditions and muscle relaxants.