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Related to diathesis: Hemorrhagic diathesis, exudative diathesis

diathesis

 [di-ath´ĕ-sis]
an unusual constitutional susceptibility or predisposition to a particular disease. adj., adj diathet´ic.

di·ath·e·sis

(dī-ath'ĕ-sis),
The constitutional or inborn state disposing to a disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.
[G. arrangement, condition]

diathesis

/di·ath·e·sis/ (di-ath´ĕ-sis) an unusual constitutional susceptibility or predisposition to a particular disease.diathet´ic

diathesis

(dī-ăth′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. diathe·ses (-sēz′)
1. A hereditary predisposition of the body to a disease, a group of diseases, an allergy, or another disorder.
2. Grammar See voice.

di′a·thet′ic (dī′ə-thĕt′ĭk) adj.

diathesis

[dī·əthē′sis] pl. diatheses
Etymology: Gk, arrangement
an inherited physical constitution predisposing to certain diseases or conditions, many of which are believed associated with the Y chromosome because males appear to be more susceptible than females. A diathesis may be bilious, indicating a familial tendency to development of GI distress, or gouty, indicating a predisposition to accumulation of urates in the tissues, particularly in mature males.

di·ath·e·sis

, pl. diatheses (dī-athĕ-sis, -sēz)
The constitutional or inborn state disposing to a disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.
[G. arrangement, condition]

diathesis

An inherited predisposition to a disease or condition.

diathesis (dī·aˑ·th·sis),

n 1. genetic propensity toward a certain disease.
2. configuration of a syndrome typical of a fundamental illness. See also constitution, psoric miasm, sycotic miasm, syphilitic miasm, terrain, and tubercular diathesis.

di·ath·e·sis

, pl. diatheses (dī-athĕ-sis, -sēz)
Constitutional or inborn state disposing to disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.
[G. arrangement, condition]

diathesis (dīath´əsis),

n a tendency, based on body makeup or constitutional, hereditary, or acquired states of the body, that causes a predisposition or susceptibility to disease.
n a condition that may be caused by defects in the coagulation mechanism, blood vessel wall, or both.

diathesis

an unusual constitutional susceptibility or predisposition to a particular disease, e.g. bleeding diathesis, exudative diathesis.
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Patients with 8-SPD have a bleeding diathesis of variable severity characterized by mucocutaneous bleeding and perioperative bleeding.
Family history of any disease affecting multiple members, congenital malformation, mental retardation, treatment for sub fertility/infertility, history of previous child with mental retardation, bleeding diathesis, muscular dystrophy, transfusion dependant anaemia, other genetic diseases, significant maternal illnesses (diabetes, epilepsy, thyroid disease, heart disease, TB, fever, rashes lymphadenopathy, etc.
Studies of these inherited bleeding disorders, many of which are rare and several of which result in a mild bleeding diathesis only, have significantly increased our understanding of normal hemostasis.
Another study (15) has reported an atopic diathesis in 75% of these patients.
Fleisher considers CVS to be a manifestation of migraine diathesis in some patients.
These results, albeit from a small sub-group (n=13) would thus support the evidence of Kost in that only one patient with a bleeding diathesis suffered a perioperative complication.
In German, the passive is opposed to the active and both of them taken together form the diathesis paradigm.
That message is this--avoidance of anxiety is a diathesis that can turn anxiety into a true disorder.
INTEGRILIN is contraindicated in patients with a history of bleeding diathesis, or evidence of abnormal bleeding within the previous 30 days; severe hypertension (systolic blood pressure greater than 200 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure greater than 110 mm Hg) not adequately controlled on antihypertensive therapy; major surgery within the preceding six weeks; history of stroke within 30 days, or any history of hemorrhagic stroke; current or planned administration of another parenteral GP IIb-IIIa inhibitor; dependency on renal dialysis; or known hypersensitivity to any component of the product.
Diathesis is the correspondence scheme between the semantic roles and the grammatical relations of the arguments in the clause ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1970; Erelt 1979 : 38--40; Paduceva 2002).
Lankford (1984) proposed an RSDS diathesis or predisposition to the malady and identified the following two categories: "hypersympathetic reactor" is related to a genetic predisposition with the person exhibiting increased sympathetic activity such as hyperhidrosis and increased skin temperature variation; the second category is related to individual psychological factors along with exhibiting dependent personality traits.