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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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A small retrospective pilot study where Restylane was used to treat eight patients with upper lid retraction secondary to various aetiologies reports promising results.
Distribution of aetiologies also depends on specific characteristics of the population under study, referral pattern and trends in clinical practice.
Differences in successful BOS balloon dilatations were noticed with certain aetiologies, varying from superior results after tracheaoesophageal fistula repair or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease[1] to poorer success rates in BOSs secondary to caustic ingestion (33%).
Hence, even in India (located in TB-endemic zone), more than 50% cases of peripheral lymphadenopathy is due to aetiologies other than tuberculosis and, in these cases, excision biopsy with histopathology and microbiological examination is the only way to exclude tuberculosis.
As there are no specific comprehensive instruments available to assess the aetiologies associated with delirium, we specifically constructed a list of putative aetiological factors to take note of.
Acute pancreatitis is a common condition with a wide range of aetiologies (6).
It meets the medical definition of disease in that it is a physiological dysfunction of the human organism with environmental, genetic and endocrinological aetiologies.
Our patient satisfied these criteria and no other possible aetiologies have been identified for renal failure and massive hepato-cytolysis.
Todani's classification has grouped together separate disease entities with different aetiologies, malignant potential and complications, requiring different surgical interventions.
Other information such as aetiologies, risk factors, treatment goals and conventional treatments give an even fuller health picture.
Several antigen-based rapid diagnostic assays are available, including immunofluorescence and ELISA assays, but nucleic acid amplification tests such as the multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) offer a broad range of diagnostic capabilities where multiple aetiologies can be detected.
Nurses in a wide variety of settings are expected to assess and manage wounds of various aetiologies (surgical, trauma, chronic and malignant).