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  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    CONCLUSION: IOI is a difficult condition to diagnose and treat. After ruling out other orbital pathologies, it is appropriate to begin treatment with oral steroids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is often difficult to know the difference between an acute upper respiratory infection and influenza (seasonal or H1N1 flu).[idcare.com] Diagnosis may be difficult and fever can be the main symptom during the early part of the illness.[patient.info]

  • Insect Bite

    Distinguishing between primary and secondary cutaneous cryptococcosis may be difficult as patients can be asymptomatic or cutaneous lesions may precede systemic involvement[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Insect bite-like reaction is an infrequent, disturbing, and difficult-to-treat nonspecific phenomenon in patients with hematologic malignant neoplasms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can be difficult to know if a bite or a sting from an insect is dangerous or not.[healthdirect.gov.au]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    To quickly identify and isolate contagious passengers and crew and ensure their compliance are key elements in outbreak prevention and control, but this is difficult if ill[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conflicting reports available on disease association of Salivirus have made it difficult to ascertain their causative role.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unfortunately, breast milk and milk formulas both are difficult to digest with A.G.E. This is due to lactose, which is in all mammalian milk (human, cow, goat, etc).[ambishoppeds.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    The bacteriological diagnosis of nocardiosis can be difficult to establish because of the delayed growth and the specific techniques that are required.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the immunocompromised patients, invasive infections are reported; their diagnosis is difficult and they are associated with high mortality rate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With normal renal function, it is difficult to overwhelm the excretory capacity for water.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Influenza

    Other than notable risk groups, such as children and the elderly, it is difficult to predict what subpopulations are at higher risk of infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, these manual assays are labor-intensive and difficult to standardize due to variability in biologic reagents used and subjective interpretation of the results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, this sudden and fatal outcome was difficult to predict in a healthy young female with no known risk factors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    […] incision in the palpebral conjunctiva to remove adipose tissue and muscles that had been infiltrated by fungi from the orbital regions where the transnasal approach was difficult[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] And in addition if you have already had surgery, it may be much more difficult for the ENT doctor to treat you.[sinuses.com] The symptoms of sinusitis are similar to those of colds and nasal allergies, which makes the diagnosis difficult. Acute Sinusitis Menu What is acute sinusitis?[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Skin Infection

    Abstract Skin infection with Mycobacterium marinum can rarely spread to deeper structures, making it more difficult to treat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because it is difficult to distinguish S. apiospermum from Aspergillus by histopathology and S. apiospermum is resistant to amphotericin B, VRCZ should be selected as the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The VZV genome has at least 70 known or predicted open reading frames (ORFs), but understanding how these gene products function in virulence is difficult because VZV is a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    Abstract Clinical diagnoses concerning patulous eustachian tube are often difficult to make. Also, no specific therapy for patulous tube has been established.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: The Eustachian tube is difficult to evaluate because it is located deep in the head.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis of PET is not difficult when patients complain of such typical symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis

    She then developed a left neck swelling, followed by difficult swallowing and cough. Subsequently, she developed shortness of breath that became severe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Group A streptococcus (GAS) is the most common bacterial etiology of pharyngitis but is difficult to distinguish clinically from viral pharyngitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A sore throat is characterised by redness, swelling and pain in this area, which can make swallowing or speech difficult.[health24.com]

  • Dementia

    […] guidelines for management of aggression in dementia are available in the literature, their scope is widespread and suggested treatments often vary, making decision making difficult[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pediatric awareness education by DVDs can positively capture the elderly with dementia, but it was difficult to learn in practice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: This report highlights a number of therapeutic considerations when determining the best management strategy for these difficult lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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