idiopathic disease


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Synonyms for idiopathic disease

any disease arising from internal dysfunctions of unknown cause

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It is most commonly observed in patients receiving long-term exogenous steroid therapy, but can also be seen in patients with endogenous steroid overproduction, obesity, or idiopathic disease.
For example, mutations in PRSSl, CFTR, SPINK1, and chymotrypsin C genes [now] can be detected in a significant subset of patients previously considered to have idiopathic disease," they said.
1-4) It is more often associated with the administration of exogenous steroid with variable duration and doses (1,2,4-7) and can also be seen in patients with endogenous steroid overproduction, obesity, or idiopathic disease.
Although 12 months is now recommended for some patients with idiopathic disease or a second episode, Dr.
More than two thirds of patients with RPF have idiopathic disease [3,4] However, RPF is sometimes associated with connective tissue diseases such as polyarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
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