subcontinuous


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subcontinuous

(ˌsʌbkənˈtɪnjʊəs)
adj
almost but not quite continuous
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As regards CINCAs, also called "neonatal onset multisystem inflammatory disease," this is the most severe CAPS phenotype, characterized by diffuse subcontinuous neutrophilic urticaria-like erythema without pruritus occurring within a few days after birth, distinctive arthropathy with knee and patella deformity, chronic aseptic meningitis combined with ocular involvement (in terms of conjunctivitis, uveitis, retinopathy, and optic nerve atrophy, potentially causing blindness), bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, and progressive mental retardation [58].
In the Sudan patient series, which included 32 patients at various stages of disease, worsening or more severe clinical disease was associated with more severe EEG findings, as shown by progressively more abnormal background activity, ultimately resulting in diffuse subcontinuous nonreacting delta-theta activity and loss of normal cerebral electrical architecture (2).