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It is unknown how predisposing factors affect disease outcome in patients with BPME.
They had male preponderance of which smoking as predisposing factor was seen in 6 cases.
fish fin, shrimp spine, or crab leg) was significantly more common among previously healthy patients than among patients with predisposing illnesses (70% vs.
Predisposing factors include an individual's or groups' attitude, perceptions, beliefs, behavior, knowledge, and attitudes that either increase or decrease the likelihood of an individual committing an act of violence.
The topics of this year's retreat offered potential new research directions by demonstrating some of the challenges in identifying predisposing factors in complex diseases.
When the clinical picture includes the presence of sinusitis with black discoloration in the nose and palate in addition to a predisposing factor, a diagnosis of RCM should be highly suspected.
Intramuscular NSAIDs are known to cause aseptic necrosis, predisposing the patient to staphylococcal abscesses.
No genetic or environmental predisposing factors are acknowledged in these cases.
These alterations of her hormonal status might have been a predisposing factor for her infection; it has been suggested that such alterations play a role in isolated sphenoid sinus aspergillosis, which is predominantly seen in elderly women.
Among women with mutations predisposing them to breast cancer, however, those who develop the disease before they turn 40 are slightly more likely than the others to have had children, according to a new study.