How to use Idiopathic in a sentence
Another cause of idiopathic hives is when a triggering factor is sensed by the body.
When this occurs, the hives are called idiopathic uticaria.
In most cases, the cause of dwarfism is not known (idiopathic).
Robert Goulet - singer and actor, passed away from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis on October 30 at age 73.
Idiopathic hypersomnia is a condition in which daytime sleepiness occurs without any known cause.Advertisement
Also called acute idiopathic polyneuritis.
In idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), platelets are destroyed at abnormally high rates.
The other subtype of type 1 diabetes is called idiopathic, or type 1B diabetes.
Unexplained (idiopathic) seizures are hereditary in only a small percentage of cases.
Four out of five cases of scoliosis are idiopathic, meaning the cause is unknown.Advertisement
While idiopathic scoliosis tends to run in families, no specific genes responsible for the condition have been identified.
Children with idiopathic scoliosis appear to be otherwise entirely healthy and have not had any bone or joint disease early in life.
This is the most common type of idiopathic scoliosis.
Most cases of mild adolescent idiopathic scoliosis need no treatment and do not progress.
The word idiopathic means that the cause of the disease is unknown and that it appears to begin spontaneously.Advertisement
Often the cause of the myopathy is not known (idiopathic disease).
This disease also includes idiopathic thrombocytopenia.
First described in 1882, cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a rare idiopathic disorder characterized by recurring periods of vomiting in an otherwise normal child.
The word, idiopathic, means that the origin of the disorder is unknown.
The cause of 70 percent of new cases of epilepsy is unknown (idiopathic).Advertisement
Many cases are idiopathic, meaning that no specific cause is known.
Some consider this syndrome, rather than benign familial neonatal convulsions, as the earliest expression of idiopathic generalized epilepsy.
This paper describes a group of patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy of adult onset.
These drugs are sometimes used to treat patients with a low platelet count due to idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP ).
More than 8 in 10 cases of structural scoliosis are idiopathic.Advertisement
Symptoms of idiopathic scoliosis In children, scoliosis In children, scoliosis usually has no symptoms at all until the curvature becomes severe.
He stated that death from idiopathic tetanus was rare in this country and that ordinary tetanus in this country was traumatic tetanus.
Hypothyroidism can arise in dogs either as a result of immune mediated thyroiditis or idiopathic thyroid follicular atrophy.
These drugs are sometimes used to treat patients with a low platelet count due to idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).
Symptoms of idiopathic scoliosis In children, scoliosis usually has no symptoms at all until the curvature becomes severe.
The first is known as primary hypersomnia (sometimes called idiopathic hypersomnia), which means that symptoms can last for months or even years at a time.
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder caused by an abnormally low level of blood platelets, small disc-shaped cells essential to blood clotting (coagulation).
People who have idiopathic type 1 diabetes also experience beta cell destruction, but it is due to a chromosomal abnormality or an unknown cause rather than any autoimmune process.
The idiopathic form most commonly occurs in children and is most likely the result of production of antibodies that cause destruction of platelets in the spleen and to a lesser extent the liver.