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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 national literature on this particular subject is scarce and majority of the studies are focused on the aetiology of primary otogenic pain.
"We doctors from AIIMS, New Delhi, as part of PMSF on investigating this disaster come to a conclusion that whatever be the specific aetiology, these children are killed by administrative failure and state's apathy towards people," a press release by PMSF said.
Underlying aetiology of first seizure was CNS infection (33.3%) followed by unprovoked seizure in 31.7%, febrile seizure in 14%.
The subgroups were compared for the aetiology of wrist drop using Pearson's Chi-square analysis.
Given these knowledge gaps, the objectives of this study were to: (i) determine the incidence, aetiology and injury characteristics of TSCI in individuals with private healthcare insurance in Cape Town, SA, compared with previously published data on those with government-funded healthcare; and (ii) compare the socioeconomic standing of individuals with private insurance v.
There are only a handful of case reports of IPT affecting the larynx, and most are of unknown aetiology [1-6].
The tool used yields five factors: Factor A: Authoritarianism; Factor B: Benevolence; Factor C: Mental hygiene ideology; Factor D: Social restriction; and Factor E: Interpersonal aetiology. The mean scores obtained from participants for each factor are included in table 1.
Scans helped in localising the lesions and gave an idea into the aetiology of the condition and in making a decision in the management of the patient.
Autoimmune diseases are characterized by a multifactorial aetiology, in which genetic factors interplay with environmental factors.
This case illustrates the requirement for early bystander resuscitation and careful decision-making by prehospital ambulance crew with regard to the most appropriate centre for evacuation of the patient due to the difficulty in determining the aetiology of cardiac arrest.
Objective: To review the aetiology, surgery and outcomes of women with urogenital fistula over a period of four years.
Viral aetiology is less convincing than the autoimmune model, but from a treatment perspective, the former is more promising than the latter.