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functional disorder

[¦fəŋk·shən·əl dis′ȯrd·ər]
(medicine)
A disorder in which the performance of an organ or organ system is abnormal, but not as a result of known changes in structure.
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Understanding how physiologic disorders, such as hypochlorhydria, can disrupt gastrointestinal hormones, provides an understanding of how functional disorders develop.
In addition in order to search and treat considering the recognition standards such as DSMIV(16) and rheumatology,(17) it is needed that this criteria help recognition and treatment of the functional disorders based on signs.
Uneconomical gait, collapsing weakness, hemi-sensory loss for all modalities to the midline are further signs that may be seen in functional disorders, but all physical signs have limited sensitivity, specificity, and inter-rater reliability and restricted evidence base.
The investigators then analyzed the association among demographic factors, functional disorders, and IBD.
Overall rates between 24% and 42% have been reported, with rates for organic disorders ranging from 9% to 23%, and rates for functional disorders around 20%(1)(2)(3).
as dysfunction of motor coordination, which is causally related to damage, defects or functional disorder of the support of the musculoskeletal system, central or peripheral nervous system.
The Acetium capsule, which is taken with a meal, targets people suffering from gastric mucosal injury and a functional disorder (atrophic gastritis).
Writing about their findings in the journal Human Molecular Genetics, the researchers said that their study improves the outlook for an effective medication against the disease that is frequently played down as a functional disorder.
A total of 9,656 patients selected from the Danish study of Functional Disorders (DanFunD) during 2011-2015 were asked to fill out a questionnaire concerning clinical diagnoses and psychiatric symptoms.
It is often used to implant deep brain stimulation (DBS) leads or to perform lesioning of small brain targets for treating functional disorders.
The Functional Urology is a part of urological practice which deals with functional disorders of the lower urinary tract.

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