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Synonyms for phthisis

an infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs

Synonyms for phthisis

involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

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In another patient, hyphema and phthisis bulbi were noted 3 years after the procedure when the patient returned for a follow-up visit, but not within the 3-month postoperative follow-up interval.
Such an example is his to the point analysis about phthisis, which, according to modern medicine, can be identified as pulmonary tuberculosis in Chapter VIII of his First Book on Chronic Diseases (3).
"Consumption, King's Evil, lupus vulgaris and phthisis" are some of the names for TB that have been used in the last several centuries.
Having established that hot water was no cure for '[a]dvanced phthisis [pulmonary tuberculosis], chronic Bright's disease [kidney disease], spinal caries [decay], and psoas abscess' (Mineral Waters of New Zealand, 1892), Ginders argued that incapacity, severe pain or the difficulties of accessing the spa by coach before the completion of the railway line, need not be deterrents: 'We have many instances on record of patients who, on arrival, required the aid of crutches, or to be actually carried to the bath, and yet went away enjoying the full use of their limbs' (Mineral Waters of New Zealand, 1892).
This TB and diabetes association was recognized by Avicenia in as early as 1000 AD, when he noted that tuberculosis (called phthisis in Greek) was often associated with diabetes [6].
His most recent follow-up visit three years later revealed no light perception in a left phthisis bulbi.
The bark of this tree is used to treat dyspepsia, latuleace, diarrhea, dysentery, vomiting, bronchitis, gangrene of the lungs, phthisis, cramps of the stomach, toothache, and paralysis of the tongue and used in massive doses in the treatment of cancer.
Consumption, phthisis, scrofula, Pott's disease, and the White Plague are all terms that have been used to refer to TB throughout history [28].
Complete success was defined as IOP between 6 mm Hg and 21 mm Hg without medications and no loss of vision due to complications such as choroid hemorrhage or phthisis during the follow up period.
Phthisis bulbi (shrinking of globe) was the end result in few cases of perforating corneal wounds and a calf suffered from iris prolapse following severe pink eye.
Prior to that, I was President and Chief Science Officer for Phthisis Diagnostics, where I was a co-founder and led the company and its research program until it was acquired in 2013.
In the course of a few years, he sinks under the disease; and, on examination of the chest after death, the lungs are found excavated, and several of the cavities filled with a solid or fluid carbonaceous matter." (10) Makellar called the disease "black phthisis." Later physicians gave black lung its official modern name of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP).
The surgery was considered to have been successful when IOP ≤21 mmHg was achieved and no serious complications (endophthalmitis, retinal detachment, suprachoroidal hemorrhage, cellulitis, phthisis bulbi, or persistent hypotony [IOP <5 mmHg]) occurred during 12-month follow-up.
These plants were used to treat ailments like fever, pain, malaria, gastrointestinal disorders, liver complaints, spleen complaints, diabetes, phthisis, strangulation of intestine, alopecia, skin disorders, ear infection, hypertension, influenza, pneumonia, snake bite, jaundice, rheumatic fever, anemia, asthma, graying of hair, hernia, respiratory tract disorders, piles, cancer, kidney stone, tetanus, chest pain, epilepsy, scurvy, and menstrual disorders.
The comparison of chest X--Radioscopy/ Radiography with physical methods which were applied to diagnose phthisis created both excessive enthusiasm and excessive skepticism at the beginning of the application of X-rays....