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complication

 [kom″plĭ-ka´shun]
1. one or more disease(s) concurrent with another disease.
2. the occurrence of two or more diseases in the same patient.
3. an injury or disorder occurring in a patient with a pre-existing condition.

com·pli·ca·tion

(kom'pli-kā'shŭn),
A morbid process or event that occurs during the course of a disease that is not an essential part of that disease, although it may result from it or from independent causes.

complication

/com·pli·ca·tion/ (kom″plĭ-ka´shun)
1. disease(s) concurrent with another disease.
2. occurrence of several diseases in the same patient.

complication

(kŏm′plĭ-kā′shən)
n.
Medicine A secondary disease, an accident, or a negative reaction occurring during the course of an illness and usually aggravating the illness.

complication

Etymology: L, complicare, to fold together
1 a disease or injury that develops during the treatment of a preexisting disorder. An example is a bacterial infection that is acquired by a person weakened by a viral infection. The complication frequently alters the prognosis.
2 a problem that arises during labor that puts the neonate, mother, or both at risk.

complication

1. Any adverse medical response to a procedure or therapy; in drug therapy, aka, adverse–side effects, see there.
2. The simultaneous presentation of 2 or more diseases Patient management Any adverse or undesired result of disease management. See Contraindication, Indication.

com·pli·ca·tion

(kom'pli-kā'shŭn)
A morbid process or event occurring during a disease that is not an essential part of the disease, although it may result from it or from independent causes.

complication

An additional disorder, or new feature, arising in the course of, or as a result of, a disease, injury or abnormality.

complication

a process or event that interrupts or changes the prognosis of a disease or its treatment

com·pli·ca·tion

(kom'pli-kā'shŭn)
Morbid process or event that occurs during course of a disease but is not an essential part of it.

complication (kom´plikā´shən),

n a disease or injury that develops during the treatment of an earlier disorder. An example is a bacterial infection acquired by a person weakened by a viral infection.

complication

1. a disease(s) concurrent with another disease.
2. the occurrence of two or more diseases in the same patient.
3. the occurrence of a second disease as a consequence of the first.

Patient discussion about complication

Q. What Are the Complications of Obesity? Why is obesity so dangerous? What are the possible complications of being obese?

A. Excessive body weight has been shown to predispose to various diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus type 2, sleep disturbances (sleep apnea) and osteoarthritis. Obesity is one of the major risk factors for developing a heart attack, as well as hypertension and stroke. It is also a risk factor for breast, colon, prostate cancer and other malignancies. It is known that losing weight helps to reduce the risk of suffering from these diseases.

Q. What Are the Complications of Alcoholism? What is the damage and complications cause by alcoholism?

A. the complications very by each individual,everyone is different,but alcoholism it not only hurts you, but it hurts everyone around you also,your playing with a loaded gun.

Q. What are the complications of osteoarthritis? I have been suffering from osteoarthritis for over a year now. What are the complications of this disease?

A. Osteoarthritis, as other chronic arthritic diseases, has a very debilitating influence, due to the great pain people often suffer from. It sometimes becomes impossible to walk or stand up, and thus it lead to less movement, weight gain, development of blood clots and venous stasis. The emotional stress can be very debilitating as well.

More discussions about complication
References in classic literature ?
I could imagine no claim that would be stronger and more absorbing than the claim of that ship, of these men snared in the river by silly commercial complications, as if in some poisonous trap.
For the sake of schematic simplicity, I am ignoring various complications connected with time, which require some tedious but perfectly feasible elaborations.
Complication risk is particularly high for the large proportion of patients undergoing abdominoplasty in combination with other procedures, according to an analysis of nationwide data by Dr.
The most common complication for both autologous and donor cycles was ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), reported Dr.
A new study appearing in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS)found that these surgeries are generally safe with mortality rates decreasing for total hip(THR) and total knee(TKR) replacement and spinal fusion surgeries, and complication rates decreasing for total knee replacement and spinal fusion in patients with few or no comorbidities (other conditions or diseases).
Strokes are the most common neurologic complication after cardiac surgery in adults.
ORLANDO -- Replacing the generator and lead from cardiac antiarrhythmia devices carries a substantial risk for causing a major complication, a study of registry data from 713 patients has shown.
We reported the findings of this small case series to highlight the presence of retinal hemorrhage as a manifestation of ophthalmic complication in patients with dengue fever.
Overall, 18% of women who had undergone this procedure had any medical complication, whereas 14% of those who had not had it suffered a complication.
Neither pre- nor postoperative radiotherapy had any effect on voice restoration or complication rates.
The topics are organized not only to review complications related to a specific operation or anatomic region, but also to focus on the anatomy related to that complication.
What is the complication rate by institution and by physician?