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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Abdul Hasnain talking to reporter identified unhygienic conditions as the major cause of scabies that is largely a self-limiting condition.
Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle is a rare self-limiting condition.
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.
Viral conjunctivitis is a self-limiting condition, which usually resolves within a few weeks.
Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease or Sub-acute necrotizing lymphadenitis is a benign self-limiting condition.
Professor Butler said: "Our findings add weight to the message that acute cough in otherwise well adults is a self-limiting condition and antibiotic treatment does not speed recovery to any meaningful extent.
In addition, this typically benign and self-limiting condition had also been described to likely occur in rowing sports due to the increased moment of rotation at the catch position (5) (when the oar / blade is placed in the water with the elbows in full extension and arms in horizontal adduction).