Erosion

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Erosion

A negative impact on one or more of a firm's existing assets.

Erosion

1. The gradual loss of an asset's value. See also: Depreciation.

2. The wearing away of real estate caused by natural events. For example, a rising sea level may erode a beach front property. Erosion can reduce the property's value.

erosion

The slow wearing away by natural forces such as water and wind.

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Obesity is an independent risk factor for GERD symptoms and erosive esophagitis.
Our case will add to the limited repertoire of erosive polyfibromatosis cases with keloids and serve to increase awareness and thereby stimulate research and reporting of this rare syndrome.
The pluviograms were digitized and a computer program was developed to read the digitized data; the program performed the identification and individualization of the erosive rainfall, and calculated the EI30 erosivity index of each erosive rainfall, as described in Valvassori & Back (2014).
However, several prior studies failed to show a benefit for anti-TNF therapy in terms of reducing pain in hand OA patients, although in one of those negative studies, a post-hoc analysis found that adalimumab halted erosive progression in the subset of interphalangeal joints with palpable soft-tissue swelling at baseline (Ann Rheum Dis.
(3) Erosive wear resistance of titanium substrate is very low compared to coated titanium.
There was no statistically significant difference (p > 0.05) with reference to those with Hepatitis C; there was one case of a male with Reticular LP and another of a female with Erosive LP.
(9) The level of serum IL-8 also appears to signify an association with reticular and erosive forms of OLP.
Before the erosive cycles, the fluoride varnishes were applied in a thin layer using a microbrush, and the specimens were stored in artificial saliva at 25[degrees]C for six hours [10, 26, 27].
We are presenting this case of erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp (EPDS) as an underappreciated mimicker of skin cancer; the clinical picture can easily be mistaken for a keratinizing skin cancer or actinic keratoses.
Conclusion: CocaCola was found to be the most erosive agent among both hot and cold beverages (37%), while coffee was more erosive among the hot beverages (29%).
In a univariate analysis, the baseline factors that in combination best predicted erosive progression over five years were age 65 or older, C-reactive protein (CRP) above 8 mg/L, and a level of the new biomarker 14-3-3[eta] of 0.50 ng/mL or higher, according to Gilles Boire, MD, of the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, and colleagues.
Group I: comprised 45 patients with OLP, no histopathologic signs of dysplasia, 15 reticular type and 30 patients with symptomatic OLP (15 atrophic and 15 erosive types), group II: 12 OLP cases showing dysplastic changes and group III: 15 control subjects with no oral mucosal disease.