complicated disease

complicated disease

Medtalk Any condition that has a stormy clinical course or which 'goes badly,' eg, advanced DM accompanied by diabetic retinopathy, renal failure, gangrene of lower extremity, etc. Cf Complex disease.
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"Some of the issues relating to this disease remain outside the control of the farmer and this complicated disease can strike a farm that has been bTB free for years."
Khalid Mahmood called upon that apart from the government it is the moral responsibility of social organizations and philanthropists to come forward and work to control this complicated disease of Parkinson.
Prof Khalid Mahmood, who introduced this latest technique in the country, called upon social organisations and philanthropists to come forward and work to control this complicated disease. He said that health cards being introduced by the present regime would also help providing relief to the victims of Parkinson's.
He added that patients with chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, cardiac and lungs diseases, pregnant women, elderly people, children under five years are at a higher risk of developing severe or complicated disease and needed to be tested and treated with specific antiviral medications.
A new classification system introduced in 2013 by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Task Force Report on Hypertension in Pregnancy has added further complexity to an already complicated disease. On one hand, attempting to precisely achieve a diagnosis with such an imprecise and insidious disease seems ill advised.
(15) The majority of patients in our study (56.2%) had complicated disease at presentation accounting for the high conversion rate to traditional OC.
Certain groups of patients are at higher risk of developing severe or complicated disease and needs to be tested and treated with specific antiviral medications including pregnant women, children under 59 months, elderly people with co-morbidities, individuals with chronic medical conditions such as chronic cardiac, pulmonary, renal, metabolic, neurodevelopmental, liver or hematologic diseases and patients with immunosuppressive conditions such as HIV/AIDS, receiving chemotherapy or steroids, or malignancy.
Lupus is a complicated disease. It is chronic, inflammatory, and at the same time, an autoimmune disease.
While true curative therapy is the ideal, HBV is a complicated disease and there is debate about what constitutes a true cure.
"I fought so hard to get on 'Apprentice' and then fought even harder to win it, to raise awareness because it is such a complicated disease whether you are Type 1 or Type 2," Michaels (https://www.verywell.com/bret-michaels-diabetes-1087197) told Verywell about raising $250,000 for the American Diabetes Association in 2010 by winning "Celebrity Apprentice 3."
This month, I'll summarize a complicated disease, and I hope it will make you want to learn more through the books I recommend.
Chronic leg wounds are associated with a complicated disease progression and severe pain, impairing quality of life.