self-limiting condition

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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"That implies that, for most patients, tennis elbow is a self-limiting condition," said corresponding author Amin Mohamadi.
The availability of improved imaging has led to over-diagnosis and over management of this benign self-limiting condition. However, a high index of suspicion can lead to prompt diagnosis, fewer investigations, and appropriate symptomatic treatment with fewer days in the hospital.
Abdul Hasnain talking to reporter identified unhygienic conditions as the major cause of scabies that is largely a self-limiting condition. "With the support of Sahar Foundation volunteers not only arranged free of cost medicines but soaps and essential lotion too for the patients with no or very limited resources," said the dermatologist.
Because the natural history is of a self-limiting condition and plain radiographs usually confirm the diagnosis [2-4], the clinicians need to become familiar with this entity in order to minimize avoidable errors in diagnosis and treatment as illustrated in this report.
PRS is usually a self-limiting condition with maximum progression between 2-5 years after onset and stabilising thereafter (2).
It is usually a self-limiting condition which mostly resolves with non-operative management, but can take up to 12 to 18 months before settling.
(1) One of these symptoms is post-chemotherapy rheumatism which is a non-inflammatory and self-limiting condition that manifests as symmetric or asymmetric arthralgia, arthritis and stiffness that involves both large and small joints.
Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute self-limiting condition considered to be hypersensitivity reaction associated commonly with infections or medications.
Because pneumomediastinum is generally a self-limiting condition, patients who don't have severe symptoms, such as respiratory distress or signs of inflammation, should be observed for 2 days, managed with rest and pain control, and discharged home.
Since this is a self-limiting condition, the patient began to improve spontaneously over the next few weeks, and he experienced a complete recovery.
Though it is a benign and self-limiting condition, it may leads to a number of investigations due to possibility of a potentially serious condition such as a rupture of any of the viscera or simply because of misdiagnosis.
For this self-limiting condition encouragement and practical support with advice regarding postural strategies are advocated.