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 (MORE)
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 (MORE)
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. (MORE)
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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 (MORE)
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When does subacute sclerosing panencephalitis develop?

SSPE develops when the measles virus, which is still present but is in an inactive (or latent) form, is reactivated. The appearance of symptoms typically leads to a disease th (MORE)
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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 (MORE)
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 (MORE)