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Prognosis (Overview)

The prognosis is the predicted outcome or "forecast" for a disease or process. It is only an estimate but is likely based on past experience or data taking into account the individual's overall health status. It may suggest progression of disease or morbidity or mortality.


Prognosis (Overview)

The prognosis is the predicted outcome or "forecast" for a disease or process. It is only an estimate but is likely based on past experience or data taking into account the individual's overall health status. It may suggest progression of disease or morbidity or mortality.


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Whats prognosis for cofs?

Premature ageing: Cofs syndrome has many different sybtypes. However, in general, type ii, which is the abbreviation you use, shows very limited neurologic development, and most patients do not live beyond 8-10 years of age. It is an inherited disease (autosomal recessive) which is caused by a defect in a dna repair mechanism. Sorry -- this is a very rare and lethal disease. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis for fibroadenosis?

See below: Patients usually start to see improvement within 3 to 6 weeks of starting treatment. Over the long hall it is a somewhat progressive disorder. ...Read more

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If someone has hyperadrenal pots what is the prognosis?

Often fairly good: Often the prognosis is pretty good. It typically takes months. Part of the future depends upon why the person got pots, though. ...Read more

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Prognosis for pnemoccocal septicemia?

Prognosis for pnemoccocal septicemia?

Depends: Depends on how many organ systems have failed, the more - the worse the prognosis. If it is just a simple septicemia without any organ failure, the prognosis is good. ...Read more

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What is turners syndrome prognosis?

Turner's Syndrome: The prognosis for turner's syndrome diagnosed at birth is usually good. They will be short. They have streaked gonads. They can have a webbed neck. There can be lymphedema. There can be associated perceptual problems. They are not necessarily mentally retarded. There can be coarctation of the aorta. ...Read more

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I suffer from polymoysitis what is my prognosis?

Polymyositis: Well, there should be more explanation to it. There is dermatomyositis, which frequently is associated with malignancy and this needs to be ruled out. There is polymyalgia rheumatica, which is an inflammatory condition that is treated with steroids. Polymyositis is more of a general term but there should be a cause involved and found and prognosis will be based on it. ...Read more

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Minimal change disease prognosis?

Good: With ace inhibitors and steroids it can usually be kept in remission. Compliance with the physicians care plan is essential. It is a good idea to have a nephrologist helping you with this. ...Read more

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Waht is the prognosis of progeria?

Waht is the prognosis of progeria?

Progeria: A genetic disease which leads to premature cell death, progeria has no known cure. The average life expectancy is around the early teens though a few patients have survived into their twenties. ...Read more