self-limiting condition

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self-limiting condition

An illness or condition which will either resolve on its own or which has no long-term harmful effect on a person’s health.
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JXG is a self-limited disorder that typically begins as one or more red cutaneous nodules that can become yellow, firm, and rubbery.
Transient acantholytic dermatosis, or Grover's disease, is a benign, self-limited disorder; however, it may be persistent and difficult to manage.
Our two cases describe a self-limited disorder of mentally and emotionally normal children who do not seem to fall into any of these categories.
Moreover most of the gastro-intestinal infections occurring in the community are mild self-limited disorders and need a simple remedy, like rehydration salt and not antibiotics.