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late ef·fect

(lāt e-fekt')
Physical finding that occurs after onset of an acute illness or injury; generally considered as secondary to the disorder, rather than unrelated.
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Similarly, there was no substantial late effect of isotretinoin on total cholesterol.
Consequently, there are more than 360,000 childhood cancer survivors alive in the United States, two-thirds of whom will develop a chronic health problem (late effect) as a result of their cancer and/or its therapy (Hudson et al.
If the patient is thought to have postmenstrual bleeding due to a previous cesarean delivery, ICD-9-CM guidelines would interpret that to mean that the patient's condition is a late effect of pregnancy or a sequela.
Late effects working party of the European cooperative group for blood and marrow transplantation and the European late effect project group," Annals of Internal Medicine, vol.
Precocious puberty is a well-described late effect of cranial radiotherapy at doses of 18 to 24 Gy, and is more common in girls (42), (43), (44).
Therapy-related AML/MDS is a devastating late effect of the chemotherapy for ALL and one of the causes for delayed treatment failure.
In 1998 she developed severe dyspnoea, due to pulmonary irradiation damage and became severely anaemic, probably also a late effect of her radiotherapy.
Effects of intracarotid solvent (HCD) infusion on ipsilateral and contralateral cerebral cortical perfusion (CP) and on arterial blood pressure (ABP) in anesthetized rats Baseline Early effect (0-10 min) Ipsilateral CP (APU) 110 [+ or -] 30 119 [+ or -] 33 Contralateral CP (APU) 116 [+ or -] 26 110 [+ or -] 22 ABP (mmHg) 113 [+ or -] 3 115 [+ or -] 3 Late effect (50-60 min) n Ipsilateral CP (APU) 102 [+ or -] 28 17 Contralateral CP (APU) 113 [+ or -] 24 16 ABP (mmHg) 111 [+ or -] 3 17 Data are expressed as mean [+ or -] S.E.M.
Table 1 Classification of Injuries, by Type of Injury(1) Type of Injury Category ICD-9-CM Codes Burns 940-949 Contusions and Crushing 310.2, 850-851,920-929 Foreign Body 360.5, 360.6, 374.86, 376.6, 385.83, 930-939 Fracture and Dislocation 800-839 Late Effect 293.1,366.2, 598.1,709.4, 728.82, 729.6, 733.82, 905-909 Nerve and Blood Vessel 2 852-854,900-904, 950-957 Open Wound 870-887,890-897 Other and Unspecified 3 294.0, 388.11,518.5, 860-869,958-959, 995.0-995.3, 995.5, 995.6, 995.80-995.88 Sprain and Strain 840-848 Superficial 521.2, 910-919 Unknown 4 E800-E807, E810-E838, E840-E858, E860-E869, E880-E888, E890-E929, E950-E978, E980-E999, V71.4, V71.6, 960-994.8
Summary of cancer status, including diagnosis and stage 87% Summary of treatment given, including toxicities 76% experienced Expected persistent and late effects of therapy 53% Surveillance guidelines for identifying recurrent 82% disease/second primary and/or late effect Lifestyle recommendations 25% Note: Table made from bar graph.
Because lymphedema is a late effect of head and neck cancer and its treatment, occurring well after a patient has completed treatment, it is often overlooked, although it occurs fairly commonly.
Which of the following is not a late effect of polio?

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