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spon·ta·ne·ous

(spon-tā'nē-ŭs),
Without apparent cause; said of disease processes or remissions.
[L. spontaneus, voluntary, capricious]

spontaneous

/spon·ta·ne·ous/ (spon-ta´ne-us)
1. voluntary; instinctive.
2. occurring without external influence.

spontaneous

[spontā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, sponte, willingly
occurring naturally and without apparent cause, such as spontaneous remission.

spon·ta·ne·ous

(spon-tā'nē-ŭs)
Without apparent cause; said of disease processes or remissions.
[L. spontaneus, voluntary, capricious]

spon·ta·ne·ous

(spon-tā'nē-ŭs)
Without apparent cause; said of disease processes or remissions.
[L. spontaneus, voluntary, capricious]

spontaneous

having no apparent external cause.

spontaneous abortion
most animal abortions are spontaneous in contradistinction to the surgically and medically procured abortions of humans. See also mismating, parturition induction.
avian spontaneous cardiomyopathy
an idiopathic disease of 1 to 4 week old turkey poults causing sudden death or a brief period of dyspnea; the heart is visibly dilated.
spontaneous internal hemorrhage
causes sudden death in most cases; causes include cardiac tamponade, aortic or atrial rupture, splenic rupture.
spontaneous pulmonary arteriopathy
spontaneous regression
when diseases resolve themselves without outside assistance.
spontaneous virus encephalitis
so called because the disease appears without the subject animal coming in contact with a known encephalitogenic agent. In most instances the occurrence is eventually explained by the presence of a hitherto unknown virus.

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Q. what can be done for spontaneous hypothermia? is there a deficiency of hormones or anything that can be taken

A. hypothermia can be caused by al sort of things. Some bacterial infections, poisoning, aciduria , hypothyroidism and more. Is this the only symptom? I’m sure there are some others. But I think this could be a good idea to check up with a Dr.

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Spontaneous regression of lumbar disc herniation: report of two cases.
Spontaneous regression of metastatic melanoma after inoculation with tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine.
However, spontaneous regression of primary RCC is extremely rare, and only 4 cases have been reported to date.
Despite the highly malignant course of MCC, there have been over twenty reports of spontaneous regression or resolution of this tumor (1-4).
A case of infantile digital fibromatosis showing spontaneous regression.
Spontaneous regression of advanced cancer: identification of a unique genetically determined, age-dependent trait in mice.
A standard dermatology textbook recommends curettage with cautery, and reports that spontaneous regression is common after 6 months.
But, until now, reports of such spontaneous regression were oddities, thought to happen only rarely.
Since spontaneous regression of TVT is associated with intense local infiltration of lymphocytes, this neoplasm has been used as a model for studying the mechanisms of the immune response that are involved in tumor regression (MIZUNO et al.
According to this paper there is little past evidence of spontaneous regression of breast cancer because
The observation of hepatic fibrosis regression in 14 patients is a very important piece of information, since spontaneous regression of hepatic fibrosis is not usually seen in patients without treatment.

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