iatrogenic


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iatrogenic

[ī‚a·trə′jen·ik]
(medicine)
Pertaining to an abnormal state or condition produced by a physician in a patient by inadvertent or incorrect treatment.
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Spontaneous closure of selected iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms and arteriovenous fistulae.
Keywords: Iatrogenic, Interstitial cells, Morbidity.
Iatrogenic hyperprolactinemia is a consequence of intense blockade of dopamine D2 receptors.
Iatrogenic liver trauma managed with mesh-wrapping and ligation of portal vein branch: A case report.
Iatrogenic errors like fractured instruments, ledge formation, strip perforation, furcal perforation and root perforation were present in 6 (2.
Lanugo hair, sebaceous hyperplasia, erythema neonatorum, cutis marmorata and iatrogenic bruises were frequently seen in preterm neonates, whereas miniature puberty, physiological desquamation, milia, neonatal acne, Mongolian spot, miliaria and intertrigo were more frequently seen in term neonates.
Mode of injury had three attributes; injury due to fall, injury following road traffic accident and history of assault and the attributes of types of complications were; infection, iatrogenic palsy of the radial nerve, non-union, delayed union, mal-union and stiffness of shoulder joint.
This is an interesting case of life-threatening Iatrogenic Haemothorax, which occurred due to a simple procedure like thoracocentesis in a patient who was under anti-coagulant therapy which was ignored and not stopped before the procedure.
The ulnar, sciatic, median, and radial nerves, along with the lumbosacral plexus were most commonly injured as a result of GSWs, the brachial plexus as a result of MVAs, and the facial and accessory nerves secondary to iatrogenic causes, specifically complications of tumor-excision surgery (Figure 4).
The main cause of iatrogenic bile duct stone formation is due to the suture materials, especially silk sutures.
Perioperative iatrogenic peripheral nerve injuries are recognized complications in clinical practice, as they arise at a rate of 10% [7].
Predisposing factors such as hypotonia as seen in Down syndrome, connective tissue disorders as in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, or structural malformations such as posterior urethral valves should alert urologists to take special precautions with these patients because they may be at a higher risk of iatrogenic injury.