(11,12) Similarly, in our study, physical punishment by parents, a history of an organic disease
in a parent or child, and a history of psychiatric disorder in a parent or relative were all risk factors for SR.
For the foreseeable future, IBS and its subgroups will remain a symptom-based diagnosis where diagnostic tests are largely intended to exclude other organic diseases
and, in that way, reassure the patient and physician that the diagnosis of IBS is correct.
In the low back pain section, information about how to screen for important differential diagnoses such as pain referred from abdominal aortic aneurism, genito-urinary system infections, tumours, or other organic disease
is not adequately covered.
In our group of consecutive patients with chronic diarrhea, 1 of the 9 (11%) patients with Crohn disease, 6 of the 21 (29%) with other organic diseases
, and 30 of the 40 (75%) with IBS fulfilled the Rome criteria for IBS diagnosis.
Caution is needed in attributing blood loss or iron deficiency to exercise-related causes without considering underlying organic disease
of the GI tract requiring diagnostic evaluation.
Also, the arm on the affected side will not develop the flexed posture commonly seen in organic disease
. Hyperactive reflexes and the Babinski reflex with conversion hemiplegia will be absent.
Patients with organic disease
like, gastric esophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer or malignancy confirmed on the upper GI endoscopy, used NSAIDS one week before and H2 antagonist or proton pump inhibitors (PPI) two weeks before endoscopy, were excluded from the study.
* The loss or loss of use of one lower extremity together with residuals of organic disease
or injury, which so affect the functions of balance or propulsion as to preclude locomotion without the aid of braces, crutches, canes or a wheelchair
"We need to believe that epilepsy is an organic disease
; there is a legion in the brain that causes the seizures," said Dr.
A total of 1,001 people agreed to undergo esophagogastroduodenoscopy, including biopsy and Helicobacter pylori culturing, to rule out organic disease
as the cause of their symptoms.
Objective The goal of this study was to identify the characteristics and clinical course of patients presenting with considerable stress regarding irrepressible persistent sighing, and to determine whether any association exists between this syndrome and respiratory or other organic disease
, during the acute or follow-up period.
Walker, professor of pediatrics at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and her colleagues evaluated two large cohorts of consecutive new pediatric patients (aged 8-18 years) who had been referred for subspecialty evaluation of chronic abdominal pain with no evidence of organic disease