forme fruste


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forme fruste

n. Fr. forma frustrada, enfermedad abortada o manifestada de manera atípica.
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In one of our patients, skin lesions became apparent 7 months after MBMDT similar to previous studies by Jacob et al and Girdhar et al (11,12) It is possible that PNL could be a forme fruste of the disease and hence these patients need to be followed on long-term basis to see for any skin involvement.
Pulmonary arterial occlusions and aneurysms: a forme fruste of Behcet's or Hughes-Stovin syndrome.
Circumstantially, it appears that administrators are under a forme fruste "gag clause" that prohibits even hallway discussion of these issues.
The tomographic classifications, on the other hand, are described in great detail and include helpful maps for the various classifications according to elevation, thickness and corneal curvature, as well as descriptions of forme fruste keratoconus and pellucid marginal degeneration.
Elston DM, Clayton AS, Meffert JJ, McCollough MLMigratory poliosis: A forme fruste of alopecia areata?
The identification of very early forms of keratoconus or forme fruste keratoconus, described by Amsler in 1946, (2) is important for evaluating and following patients considered to have asymmetric or unilateral keratoconus (3,4) and for studying family members of patients with the disease.
Is this the pulmonary manifestations of a forme fruste CTD?
Late progression of poliomyelitis or forme fruste amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?
While all other vaccine-illnesses are merely incomplete forme fruste of natural diseases, vaccine-associated paralytic polio is as severe as wild virus polio and indistinguishable from it in clinical features, severity and case-fatality.
We speculate that the finding of a relatively high plasma aldosterone and low plasma renin activity in hypertensive African Americans may represent a forme fruste or mild variant of the spectrum of disorders that we refer to as primary aldosteronism," said Dr.
Strict use of these lab-ordering rules would lead to fewer false positives but also risks missing persons with forme fruste (atypical or variant forms) of this disease who may benefit from antimicrobial therapy.