comorbidity

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co·mor·bid

 (kō-môr′bĭd)
adj.
Coexisting or concomitant with an unrelated pathological or disease process: patients with comorbid diabetes and depression.

co′mor·bid′i·ty n.

comorbidity

(ˌkəʊmɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ)
n
(Pathology) the occurrence of more than one illness or condition at the same time
Translations

comorbidity

n comorbilidad
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Many of the comorbidities of SCD are caused by a spiraling cycle of sickling, hemolysis and blood vessel inflammation.
MADRID -- Comorbidities are relatively common in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients, and they are more prevalent in patients with a worse disease course while on initial treatment with a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor (TNF-I), according to a study of more than 1,700 Danish patients.
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In the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Institute of Dentistry (LUMHS) Jamshoro cross sectional survey was done in order to detect the occurrence of comorbidities in patients older than 30 years of age as this age group being more vulnerable to dental extraction led by those comorbidities.
The present study is designed to gain insights into this challenge by addressing the following objectives: a) to estimate the prevalence of psychiatric comorbidities in a sample of outpatients seeking treatment for alcohol use disorder, b) to describe the existence of gender differences and c) to validate 2-acyl-glycerols as biomarkers of alcohol use disorder and/or psychiatric comorbidity.
age, sex, race/ethnicity, poverty) and comorbidities were compiled from all available data for LAV with epilepsy before meeting epilepsy criteria, and for LAV without epilepsy through 2010.
com)-- Research presented at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Nexus in early October in Washington, DC, showed that 60 percent of adult patients who were diagnosed with primary headache had one or more comorbidities which raised the average annual cost of their healthcare to over $20,000.
The clinical presentation of ADHD in adults includes fewer externalizing symptoms and a different profile of psychiatric comorbidities (2,5).
16%, with readmitted patients more likely to be publicly insured and more likely to have multiple comorbidities, a multistate analysis shows.
The new process combines the advancement of natural language processing and machine learning, inexpensive cloud computing power and ICD-9 EHR databases as well as 10 billing codes to identify different procedures, diseases, labs, and comorbidities for tens of thousands of patients.
Forgoing androgen deprivation therapy cuts rather than raises overall and cardiac mortality in certain patients with prostate cancer, depending on their comorbidities, according to a Research Letter to the Editor published online Sept.