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idiopathy

[‚id·ē′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
A primary disease; one not a result of any other disease, but of spontaneous origin.
Disease for which no cause is known.
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However, cause remains idiopathic in approximately 22% of cases6.
Some previous studies have shown an obstructive defect in idiopathic scoliosis.
To further investigate this point, we compared [DELTA]Ht 0-FH between the subgroup of patients with idiopathic (isolated) GHD and those with ISS and found no difference.
PBI-4050 is a clinical candidate in development for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
All cases reported here, had presented in Department of Dermatology, Islamabad Medical Complex Hospital, NESCOM as chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Association between the MUC5B promoter polymorphism rs35705950 and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis in Caucasian and Asian populations.
Idiopathic anaphylaxis is an anaphylaxis syndrome in which no specific triggering cause can be demonstrated.
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) that mimics malignancy is a type of mastitis that has a chronic progression.
These findings were compatible with idiopathic myelofibrosis.
International League of Associations for Rheumatology classification of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: second revision, Edmonton, 2001.
Keywords: Type 2 idiopathic macular telangiectasia, intravitreal bevacizumab, macular edema
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic lung disease characterized by scarring of the lungs.