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self-limited

 [self-lim´ĭ-ted]
limited by its own peculiarities, and not by outside influence.
s.-l. disease one that runs a definite limited course without treatment.

self-lim·it·ed

(self-lim'i-tĕd),
Denoting a disease that tends to cease after a definite period; for example, pneumonia.

self-limited

/self-lim·it·ed/ (-lim´it-ed) limited by its own peculiarities, and not by outside influence; said of a disease that runs a definite limited course.

self-limited

(sĕlf-lĭm′ĭ-tĭd)
adj.
1. Limited by its or one's own characteristics rather than by external influences.
2. Medicine Running a definite course within a specific period; little modified by treatment. Used of an illness.

self-limited

(of a disease or condition) tending to end without treatment.

self-limited

adjective Related to a condition, especially infection or inflammation, that resolves without therapy

self-lim·it·ed

(self-lim'i-tĕd)
Denoting a disease that tends to cease after a definite period (e.g., pneumonia).

self-limited

limited by its own peculiarities, and not by outside influence; said of a disease that runs a definite limited course and resolves itself without intervention.
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A 38-year-old man presented to a tertiary referral institution for evaluation of a 15-year history of stereotypic, self-limited, recurrent symptoms characterized by a sudden onset of intense "pounding" of his heart, followed by head, arms, and legs.
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Since the course of Kikuchi's disease generally self-limited and histopathology is diagnostic, it is important to include it in the differential diagnosis of FUO.
The external evaluation process is more difficult than the internal evaluation process in one key respect: by definition, the self-evaluation process is self-originated and self-limited.
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Convalescent-phase serum samples from an additional unrelated patient (a 40-year-old woman who lived in a nearby rural location), obtained approximately 4 months after she had recovered from a self-limited febrile illness with polyarthritis similar to that described in the patients involved in this report, showed high (25,600) MAYV IgG antibody titers.
The patient was discharged with an assurance that his condition was self-limited and would resolve in time.
The patient experienced mild burning and a mild, self-limited dermatitis during treatment; otherwise, no significant adverse events were observed.