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cryptogenic

 [krip″to-jen´ik]
of obscure or doubtful origin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cryp·to·gen·ic

(krip'tō-jen'ik),
Of obscure, indeterminate etiology or origin, in contrast to phanerogenic.
[crypto- + G. genesis, origin]
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cryptogenic

(krĭp′tə-jĕn′ĭk) also

cryptogenous

(krĭp-tŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
Of obscure or unknown origin. Used of diseases.
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cryptogenic

adjective Of unknown origin; idiopathic.
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cryptogenic

adjective Of unknown origin; idiopathic
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cryp·to·gen·ic

(krip'tō-jen'ik)
Of obscure, indeterminate etiology or origin, in contrast to phanerogenic.
[crypto- + G. genesis, origin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cryp·to·gen·ic

(krip'tō-jen'ik)
Of obscure, indeterminate etiology or origin.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Of note, although detailed investigations for stroke etiology were conducted before making the diagnosis of cryptogenic stroke; genetic investigations for CADASIL, which is the most common monogenic disorder causing lacunar stroke and cerebral small vessel disease,[17] was not performed.
PFO, defined in the autopsy studies of Julius Cohnheim in 1877 as an unusual route for thromboembolism (22) was considered to be a rare condition until two observational studies in 1988 (23,24) in which the prevalence of PFO was found to be higher in patients with cryptogenic stroke at a young age (40-50% vs 10-15%, p<0.001).
Cryptogenic hemoptysis: From a benign to a life-threatening pathologic vascular condition.
Bronchial artery embolization for management of massive cryptogenic hemoptysis: a case series.
Familial Mediterranean fever and cryptogenic cirrhosis.
Material and Materials: Total of 30 patients with cryptogenic stroke fulfilling the inclusion/exclusion criteria were included in study, 22 were males and 08 females.
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For patients younger than 60 years who have had a cryptogenic ischemic stroke thought to be secondary to patent foramen ovale (PFO), who are open to all treatment options, PFO closure plus antiplatelet therapy is recommended over antiplatelet therapy alone, according to a clinical practice guideline published online July 25 in The BMJ.
11In some ischemic stroke cases, the cause is unknown (cryptogenic stroke).
Among three patients who were diagnosed to have OP, two actually had cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) and one had OP as a pulmonary manifestation of underlying rheumatoid arthritis (Figure 1).
In our study, Cryptogenic was the most common aetiology of liver abscess (Amoebic and Pyogenic).
If the findings of medical examinations do not reveal the cause of liver scarring, this type of liver disease is called cryptogenic cirrhosis.
When none of these mechanisms are found, pyogenic liver abscesses are considered cryptogenic (no obvious cause); such abscesses account for -20% of cases in industrialized countries (9-12).