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idiopathic

 [id″e-o-path´ik]
self-originated; occurring without known cause.
idiopathic disease one that exists without any connection with any known cause.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik),
Denoting a disease of unknown cause. Synonym(s): agnogenic
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

idiopathic

(ĭd′ē-ə-păth′ĭk, ĭd′ē-ō-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or designating a disease having no known cause.

id′i·o·path′i·cal·ly adv.
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idiopathic

adjective Of unknown origin, as in a symptom or syndrome that appears without apparent cause.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

idiopathic

adjective Unknown; of unknown origin, as in a symptom or syndrome that is apparently spontaneous
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik)
Denoting a disease of unknown cause.
Synonym(s): agnogenic.
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

idiopathic

Of unknown cause.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Idiopathic

Of unknown cause or spontaneous origin. JRA is sometimes called juvenile idiopathic arthritis or JIA because its causes are still not fully known.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

idiopathic

Relating to any primary pathological condition of unknown origin.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik)
Denoting a disease of unknown cause.
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Mycobacterial Pulmonary Infections in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Felix-Davies, "Response of "idiopathic" recurrent angioneurotic oedema to tranexamic acid," British Medical Journal, vol.
Bazso et al., "Development and validation of a composite disease activity score for juvenile idiopathic arthritis," Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
To further investigate this point, we compared [DELTA]Ht 0-FH between the subgroup of patients with idiopathic (isolated) GHD and those with ISS and found no difference.
The present study was designed to study the effect of the severity of Cobb's angle (spine curvature) in idiopathic scoliosis patients in the absence of other respiratory diseases on pulmonary function.
A variant in the promoter of MUC5B and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Here, we discuss the effect of omalizumab in malignant idiopathic anaphylaxis in light of recent literature by presenting our treatment experience in a patient with steroid-dependent malignant idiopathic anaphylaxis.
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis was thus diagnosed histopathologically (Figure 2, 3).
The name Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis was last used in the 2001 WHO classification, the disorder now referred to as Primary Myelofibrosis is extremely rare and there have been <50 cases reported till date.3 Paediatric myelofibrosis is more commonly seen in patients under the age of 3 and a female predominance is seen in the ratio of 2:1 as compared to males.
Long-term efficacy of adalimumab in the treatment of uveitis associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Idiopathic scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine whose cause is unknown.