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idiopathic

 [id″e-o-path´ik]
self-originated; occurring without known cause.
idiopathic disease one that exists without any connection with any known cause.

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik),
Denoting a disease of unknown cause. Synonym(s): agnogenic
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]

idiopathic

/id·io·path·ic/ (id″e-o-path´ik) self-originated; occurring without known cause.

idiopathic

(ĭd′ē-ə-păth′ĭk, ĭd′ē-ō-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or designating a disease having no known cause.

id′i·o·path′i·cal·ly adv.

idiopathic

[-path′ik]
Etymology: Gk, idios + pathos, disease
without a known cause.

idiopathic

adjective Of unknown origin, as in a symptom or syndrome that appears without apparent cause.

idiopathic

adjective Unknown; of unknown origin, as in a symptom or syndrome that is apparently spontaneous

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik)
Denoting a disease of unknown cause.
Synonym(s): agnogenic.
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]

idiopathic

Of unknown cause.

Idiopathic

Of unknown cause or spontaneous origin. JRA is sometimes called juvenile idiopathic arthritis or JIA because its causes are still not fully known.

idiopathic

disease/condition of unknown cause

idiopathic (iˈ·dē·ō·paˑ·thik),

adj relating to the development of a disease from an unknown cause.

idiopathic

Relating to any primary pathological condition of unknown origin.

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik)
Denoting a disease of unknown cause.
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]

idiopathic

(id″eopath´ik),
adj with-out apparent cause; of unknown origin.

idiopathic

self-originated; occurring without known cause.

idiopathic adrenocortical atrophy
see primary hypoadrenocorticism.
idiopathic disease
without known cause.
idiopathic hemorrhagic syndrome
see canine ehrlichiosis.
idiopathic peripheral vestibular disease
see canine idiopathic vestibular syndrome, feline ischemic encephalopathy.
idiopathic polyneuritis
idiopathic thrombocytopenia
see immune-mediated thrombocytopenia.
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2011 American College of Rheumatology recommendations for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: initiation and safety monitoring of therapeutic agents for the treatment of arthritis and systemic features.
Idiopathic macular telangiectasia (IMT), first described by Gass and Oyakawa, (1) is a clinical condition of telangiectasia and aneurysmal dilatations of the juxtafoveal retinal capillaries.
Though researchers do not know what causes idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in all cases, for a small percentage of people it runs in their families.
The patient was labeled as Idiopathic hypoalbuminemia, all unnecessary medications mentioned above were stopped except Spiromide (Furosemide + Spironolactone) and he was given dietary advice to have high protein diet.