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paradoxical

adjective abnormal but true, absurd but true, ambiguous but true, bewildering, conflicting but true, confounding but true, contradictory but true, enigmatic but true, incompatible but true, incongruous but true, inconsissent but true, inconsonant but true
See also: debatable, disputable, impossible, inconsistent, inexplicable, ironic, problematic
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But if the brain is able to access some sort of functional network configuration during paradoxical lucidity, even in severe dementia, this suggests a reversible component of the disease," said George A.
In the literature, there are reports of uveitis as a paradoxical effect during the use of anti-TNF drugs, particularly for the treatment of SpA and with etanercept.
No one knows exactly what causes paradoxical adipose hyperplasia; men seem to be more at risk, especially if the target is firm, fibrous belly fat.
The ubiquitous CT findings include paradoxical herniation, sunken skin flap sign, and deviation of the midline structures [3].
Paradoxical embolism originating from a venous source has been identified as a potential cause of stroke/TIA in patients with PFO.
Paradoxical reactions have been observed in depression sufferers and also obsessive-compulsive disorder sufferers.
At its core, the overarching perspective we rely on to theorize a paradoxical perspective of communication is in itself interdisciplinary and rooted in diverse cultural traditions.
She had also been treated with infliximab infusion with a good response for joint and bowel disease, but this biological therapy was discontinued after the fourth infusion due to the paradoxical occurrence of diffuse plaque psoriasis.
There are several case reports of paradoxical embolism causing renal infarction through a PFO in presence or absence of a thrombophilia (Table 1) [12-17].
Instead of seeking a clear, "either/or" decision using formal logic to weigh the pros and cons of each side, paradoxical tensions demand paradoxical thinking, a more fluid and holistic mindset that leverages the distinctions and synergies between elements in search of both/and solutions.
Symptomatic paradoxical air embolism may be more likely in patients with septal heart defects.