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

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Stereotypic, self-limited, recurrent symptoms in patients presenting with hypotension are a frequent complaint that can present a diagnostic challenge.
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.
In self-limited cases, the symptoms subside and liver function tests reach maximum levels at about the time the jaundice peaks.
As the Disease is Self-Limited the Drug are employed as mere supportive therapies.
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.
Abstract: Transient synovitis of the hip is an acute and self-limited disease commonly seen in children.
Infantile cortical hyperostosis (Caffey's disease) is a self-limited disease.
Patients who can be rehabilitated at this lowest level of care have a self-limited problem, or one that can be managed at home with medical advice and appropriate treatment.
The third case was in the second patient's brother, a 43-year-old man, who exhibited a self-limited, acute febrile syndrome 1 month after the index patient.
Significantly more sphincterotomy patients (27%) developed self-limited or endoscopically-controlled bleeding than did dilation patients (11%).
In our patient, the initial onset of subcutaneous emphysema occurred rapidly in the right upper body, but its clinical course was self-limited and benign.