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pathognomonic

 [path″og-no-mon´ik]
specifically distinctive or characteristic of a disease or pathologic condition; denoting a sign or symptom on which a diagnosis can be made.

path·og·no·mon·ic

(path'og-nō-mon'ik),
Characteristic or indicative of a disease; denoting especially one or more typical symptoms, findings, or pattern of abnormalities specific for a given disease and not found in any other condition.
[see pathognomy]

pathognomonic

/pa·thog·no·mon·ic/ (path″ug-no-mon´ik) specifically distinctive or characteristic of a disease or pathologic condition; denoting a sign or symptom on which a diagnosis can be made.

pathognomonic

(pə-thŏg′nə-mŏn′ĭk, păth′əg-nō-)
adj.
Specific to a certain disease or condition, as a symptom or finding on physical examination.

pathognomonic

[pəthog′nəmon′ik]
Etymology: Gk, pathos + gnomon, index
(of a sign or symptom) specific to a disease or condition, such as Koplik's spots on the buccal and lingual mucosa, which are indicative of measles.

pathognomonic

Medtalk adjective Referring to a distinctive sign, Sx, or characteristic of a disorder on which a diagnosis is made

path·og·no·mon·ic

(path'og-nō-mon'ik)
Denoting something characteristic or indicative of a disease; denoting especially one or more typical symptoms, findings, or patterns of abnormalities specific to a given disease and not found in any other condition.

pathognomonic

Of a symptom or physical sign that is so uniquely characteristic of a particular disease as to establish the diagnosis.

pathognomonic

characteristic symptoms of a disease

pathognomonic (paˈ·thg·nō·mänˑ·ik),

adj relating to characteristic symptoms of a disease that are generally used as the basis for making a diagnosis.

path·og·no·mon·ic

(path'og-nō-mon'ik)
Characteristic or indicative of a given disease; denoting especially one or more typical symp toms, findings, or pattern of abnormalities specific for a given disease and not any others.

pathognomonic, (pəthog´nəmon´ik),

adj relating to a sign or symptom unique to a disease or one that distinguishes it from other diseases.

pathognomonic

specifically distinctive or characteristic of a disease or pathological condition; denoting a sign or other indicant on which a diagnosis can be made.
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The identification of daughter cysts with septa hyposignal intensity on T1 and T2 sequences is pathognomonic of hydatic cystic.
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In our patient, there was no contrast enhancement on T1 weighted images with hyposignal intensity which is a pathognomonic sign and helpful signs for the diagnosis of toxoplasmic encephalitis.
The presence of numerous radiopaque masses in the lower abdomen or the rectosigmoid junction, referred to as corn on the cob, is pathognomonic for lithobezoars (5), (7).
The present study was undertaken on a total of 75 patients with liver biopsy showing positive auto-immune markers or having histologic features either pathognomonic or suggestive of autoimmune hepatitis to assess the spectrum of histo-pathological features of AIH in our population to identify a subset of overlap syndrome and acute onset Al H; in addition to classical Al H.
a) A Weiss ring is pathognomonic of Birdshot chorioretinopathy (BCR)
According to the Gharbi classification, both our lesions are type 3, with undulated contours representing detached membranes, almost pathognomonic for hydatid cyst.
There is no pathognomonic fracture pattern in abuse, but multiple metaphyseal fractures are highly suggestive.
Although retroperitoneal masses are usually detected preoperatively via cross-sectional imaging studies, preoperative diagnosis of an adrenal schwannoma is difficult because none of these modalities have shown any pathognomonic features unique to this tumor (11).