Results for: Subacute

In Cardiovascular Health

What is Subacute bacterial endocarditis?

A chronic bacterial infection of the valves of the heart. Characterized by a slow, quiet onset with fever, heart murmur, splenomegaly, and development of clumps of abnormal ti ( Full Answer )
In Groin Pain

What is the definition an a subacute fracture?

A subacute fracture is one that is neither exactly acute orchronic. A subacute fracture is one that is not expected to healvery quickly but neither is expected to take an exte ( Full Answer )
In Acne

What are examples of subacute diseases?

Subacute diseases represent the mid band of human ill-health that is neither rapid in it's onset (Acute) like Meningitis or slow in it's onset (Chronic) like Osteoarthritis. ( Full Answer )
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What is subacute sclerosing panencephalitis?

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a long-lasting (chronic) infection of the central nervous system that causes inflammation of the brain. The infection is caused b ( Full Answer )
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What is subacute thyroiditis?

a painful inflammation that develops suddenly in a patient who has had a viral infection, such as mumps or an upper respiratory illness. Pain radiates throughout the neck and ( Full Answer )
In Skeletal System

What is an acute subacute oblique distal fibula fracture?

An oblique distal fibula fracture is a break in the smaller bone of the lower leg. The break is located closer to the ankle than to the knee, and the break has a diagonal orie ( Full Answer )