primary disease

pri·mar·y dis·ease

a disease that arises spontaneously and is not associated with or caused by a previous disease, injury, or event, but that may lead to a secondary disease.

pri·mar·y dis·ease

(prī'mar-ē di-zēz')
A disorder that arises spontaneously and is not associated with or caused by a previous disease, injury, or event, but that may lead to a secondary disease.

pri·mar·y dis·ease

(prī'mar-ē di-zēz')
Disorder that arises spontaneously and is not associated with or caused by a previous disease, but may lead to a secondary disease.
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Primary disease was considered as final diagnosis even if the baby developed complications of primary disease or having more than one disease.
It is therefore important that the childhood cancer survivors and their parents understand that there may be long term effects of the primary disease as well as its treatment," said Dr.
The multi-year collaboration will include multiple disease targets across certain primary disease indication areas.
Patients with mucocutaneous manifestations had more systemic damages, higher level of IgG, and lower level of serum C4, suggesting a higher activity of the primary disease.
In medicine, comorbidity is the presence of one or more additional diseases or disorders co-occurring with a primary disease or disorder.
The difference could probably be due to the primary disease and prescription patterns of different populations and also the prevalence of HIV in different parts of the world.
Palliative care is initially delivered in hospital setting by a team of specialists comprising of pain specialist (usually an anesthesiologist), a psychiatrist, concerned specialist of the primary disease, a rehabilitation specialist and a religious person trained in spiritual counseling.
Primary disease prevention is the need of the hour and it can be practiced through chairside screening and well-designed management protocols to lower the burden of non-communicable diseases in Pakistan mandates an integrated approach that incorporates health care providers across disciplines.
The mode of death primarily was severity of primary disease in both the years with minor contributions from cardiopulmonary complications, nosocomial infections and technical events, as shown in Table-5.
Musculoskeletal system tuberculosis can occur due to the dissemination of pulmonary tuberculosis or as a primary disease (2,3).
Upon infection, susceptible persons acquire primary disease at a rate that is proportional to the transmission rate and the total number of infectious persons.
In addition to high rates of reactivation TB, HIV-infected individuals have increased susceptibility to new exogenous infection and rapidly progressive primary disease.