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Synonyms for etiological

of or relating to the philosophical study of causation

relating to the etiology of a disease

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Shoulder pain may arise as a result of various etiological factors, concerning both the structures constituting the shoulder joint and those that are not associated with the joint at all.
Knowledge of etiological factors of lymphedema and adherence to prophylactic recommendations among mastectomized patients.
The commonest medical etiological factors was chronic or recurrent diarrhea n=205, 69.72%), anemia (n=139, 47.27%), respiratory tract infections (n=115,39.11%); and inadequate feeding history (n=111, 37.75%).
The various etiological agents evoking the condition are summarized in Table 1.
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate a component of Grieve's (2007) etiological model for MD, specifically the negative affect to MD link.
Of these 165 reported patients, 154 had determined etiology, whereas 11 (6.7%) had no etiological basis for bleeding.
However, the study of etiological structure of viral diarrhea represents the large practical importance for development of measures for their prevention, monitoring and treatment.
Table 1: Etiological Profile of Pancytopenia Diagnoses Adults Children Total number of % (>18 years) (1-18 years) patients (n = 59) (n = 21) (n = 80) Megaloblastic 30 3 33 41.2 anemia Dimorphic 5 2 7 8.7 anemia Aplastic/ 3 4 7 8.7 Hypoplastic anemia Acute 2 4 6 7.5 leukemia Hypersplenism 5 1 6 7.5 due to portal hypertension Hypersplenism 4 2 6 7.5 (NOS) Malaria 4 1 5 6.2 Myelodysplastic 2 1 3 3.7 syndrome (MDS) Myelofibrosis 1 -- 1 1.2 Enteric fever 1 -- 1 1.2 Kala azar -- 1 1 1.2 (leishmaniasis) Systemic lupus 1 -- 1 1.2 erythematosus (SLE) Undiagnosed 1 2 3 3.7 Total 59 21 80 100 Pancytopenia is a common hematological condition encountered in clinical practice and has an extensive differential diagnosis.
Several investigators insist that the presence of the parasite in the patient is an important factor in the maintenance and clinical evolution of the disease, which underpins all etiological treatment (HIGUCHI et al., 1993; BRENER, 2000; SUASNABER et al., 2000; COURA; CASTRO, 2002; GARCIA et al., 2005).
Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and dietary aflatoxin [B.sub.1] (AF [B.sub.1]) exposure are etiological factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in countries with hot, humid climates.
The common etiological factors include renal calculi, infections, endogenous and exogenous chemicals, vitamin A deficiency and hormonal imbalance, however, SCC have been reported even in the absence of these factors (3).
monocytogenes, the etiological agent for listeriosis, is able to form biofilms on various surfaces, ranging from raw food materials to processing equipment.
2007CB513104), the State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (SKLVEB2009KFKT014 and SKLVEB2010KFKT010), and the Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (Grant no.
Inauguration was followed by the main lecture on Clinical Presentations and Etiological factors for Somatizing in children and adolescents, which was delivered by Dr Nazish Imran.