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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EMAs new guideline addresses, among others: impact of new diagnostic criteria for Alzheimers disease, including early and even asymptomatic disease stages, on clinical trial design; factors to be considered when selecting parameters to measure trial outcomes at the different disease stages in Alzheimers; potential use of biomarkers in the various stages of medicine development; design and analysis of efficacy and safety studies.
This finding from the ongoing National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute--sponsored Barbershop Study challenges the traditional notion of hypertension as an asymptomatic disease.
Dr Ramazan Qureshi, gastroenterologist, said hepatitis was an asymptomatic disease with no symptoms.
One hundred and eighty-eight (71%) patients had surgery for symptomatic disease and 76 (29%) for asymptomatic disease.
Majority or 90 percent of the cases were asymptomatic disease carriers, which meant that they do not exhibit yet any signs of being afflicted with the disease.
1) Sarcoidosis may present as an asymptomatic disease, or it may cause respiratory insufficiency, blindness, severe neurological disease, or sometimes cardiac death.
Asymptomatic disease is harder to diagnose but sometimes physicians can hear particular sounds, called bruits, during a physical exam that may indicate significant carotid disease.
Symptomatic disease directly affects functional capacity and quality of life by restricting ambulation, whereas, asymptomatic disease is also important because it may increase the risk of future compromised ambulation.
Of the 4 patients with laboratory-confirmed cases, 3 were treated with oseltamivir (2 [67%] of whom survived), and 1 had asymptomatic disease and received no antiviral treatment.
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.

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