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the cause of a disease

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the philosophical study of causation

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In one study where cases of lower eyelid retraction secondary to a variety of aetiologies are treated with Restylane, Goldberg et al uses a feathered layered approach to inject ~0.
There is an obvious variability in relative frequencies of various aetiologies in these studies.
Therefore, we could not draw a direct causal link between HIV status and aetiologies, which might have skewed our results.
In all, the patients presented with a mean of 3 aetiologies associated with delirium.
In patient with renal and hepatic failure, high-dose steroid therapy should be promptly administered after the exclusion of other more common aetiologies of liver necrosis.
The current classification of choledochal cysts, according to Todani, describes a heterogeneous group of conditions with separate aetiologies and different malignant potential.
Infectious aetiologies were excluded: PCR for enterovirus (coxsackie) herpes, and mycoplasma were negative.
Innumerable failed investigations have tested children with encephalopathy for viral aetiology of encephalitis--this has not been wasteful but distracts investigators from other possible explanations and aetiologies.
Table 2 shows the frequency distribution for the aetiologies of CAP in the three age groups.
However, new evidence clearly shows that EPA can occur in all chronic/stalled wounds, regardless of their ages, aetiologies, or appearances; some 3 month old wounds, for example, have tested 'Elevated' ( EPA ) while some 6 year old ulcers have returned a 'Low' test result.
Although several previous epidemiological, clinical, and experimental studies assessing various individual risk factors for CH have been conducted, given the high complexity of this entity and its several potential aetiologies, a complex multifactorial (genetic and environmental) aetiology may be responsible for any or all subtypes of hydrocephalus.
HCV was confirmed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and other aetiologies were excluded.
Definitions, demographics, aetiologies, signs and symptoms, complications and treatments are presented.
In particular, care should be given to consideration of antibiotic choices for the various infectious diseases and their likely aetiologies.