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relating to a disease that tends to run a definite course without treatment

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As EA is a self-limited condition, its treatment is conservative in nearly all cases and surgery is not recommended (3).
KFD is an extremely uncommon, self-limited, and perhaps under-diagnosed disorder of unknown cause, yet with an excellent prognosis.
Both are self-limited in about 80% of cases--but in the case of atopic dermatitis not until the second decade of life, and with acne not until the third decade.
4,16) The typical attack of BPPV is usually a self-limited condition, and many cases resolve spontaneously.
Most problems that may be causing your trouble are self-limited and ultimately resolve with appropriate care including medication, rest, and physical therapy.
Cryptosporidiosis, a parasitic intestinal infection occurring most frequently in calves, generally produces only a mild and self-limited diarrhea in humans who encounter it.
Adds Bradley, "In the context of a patient in the hospital who is being treated for a life-threatening and otherwise universally fatal malignancy, and when [the psychiatric effect] is self-limited, then as far as the physician goes this is no big deal.
Granuloma annulare (GA) is a self-limited cutaneous disorder predominantly seen in women that affects children and adults.
It is a vaccine-preventable illness, just like varicella and rotavirus, which are also mild, self-limited illnesses in most cases, but can have dire consequences for some.
However, it usually requires [approxmately equal to] 4 weeks to grow and has a low sensitivity rate (15%) in self-limited histoplasmosis.
Syncope is one of the most common causes of transient loss of consciousness and is caused by a period of self-limited inadequacy of cerebral perfusion, most often due to a transient drop in blood pressure.
Yeast and bacteria also may penetrate the proximal nail fold, leading to secondary colonization that may produce self-limited episodes of painful acute inflammation with pus.