asymptomatic disease

asymptomatic disease

The presence in a patient of a condition which may be diagnosed by one or more modalities (e.g., imaging, biopsy, etc.), but does not currently cause clinical disease.
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HCV is usually an asymptomatic disease, and three out of four of those afflicted are unaware of their infection until their liver disease is far advanced.
1) Sarcoidosis may present as an asymptomatic disease, or it may cause respiratory insufficiency, blindness, severe neurological disease, or sometimes cardiac death.
In an analysis of 2,307 standard-risk patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic disease, carotid artery stenting demonstrated non-inferiority to surgery for the primary composite endpoint of death, any stroke and myocardial infarction (heart attack) within 30 days of the procedure plus ipsilateral (same side) stroke from 31 to 365 days.
It's an asymptomatic disease so people are just not convinced of the problem, but this is fixable.
Most patients infected with seasonal influenza have either asymptomatic disease or uncomplicated febrile respiratory illness.
In conclusion, although the current trend in the diagnosis of PHPT is the discovery asymptomatic disease, there are still cases presenting with advanced bone disease.
Patient education about asymptomatic disease is critical to an effective screening protocol.
Once risk factors have been identified and aggressive risk factor modification has been implemented, the principal treatment approach to primary asymptomatic disease is antiplatelet therapy.
Because older testing methods are less sensitive in detecting asymptomatic disease, individuals were more likely to be screened for chlamydia only if symptoms were present.
Available evidence suggests that during this period not only was the Government actively pursuing the policy of self sufficiency, but that NANBH (non A non B hepatitis) was perceived as a mild, and often asymptomatic disease," the report said.
Gazelle concludes that CT screening for asymptomatic disease is "causing a drain on the health care system.
Prevalence of asymptomatic disease was examined by random cluster sampling of serum samples from 12 sites (494 serum samples) in a region presumed to be non-HVL-endemic (i.

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