Table-II: Frequency of predisposing factors
and healing in patients of keratitis (n=152).
The most frequently reported predisposing factors
(occurring within 14-70 days of symptom onset) were soil exposure (41/98; 42%), immunocompromised condition (42/124; 34%), and surgery (32/120; 27%).
F Itching, palpable nodule 0.4*0.7 4-85 M Itching 3.5*3.3 5-37 F Itching, redness 4.5*2.5 Age of patient Surgical treatment Predisposing factor
1-81 Excision + primary suture - 2-79 Excision + primary suture - 3-42.
Their patient presented with bilateral symmetrical involvement of the inferior aspect of both axillae and the predisposing factor
was perinatal asphyxia.
The common predisposing factors
of a brain abscess are Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM), congenital cyanotic heart disease, and paranasal sinusitis.15,16 In our study in the majority of cases, there was a predisposing factor
A literature search revealed only one tracheocele case without any predisposing factor
The occurrence of BPME in adults is more often associated with the presence of a predisposing factor
and direct risk such as immunosuppression, head trauma and chronic infections (4,14-16).
With regard to laboratory data at the time of admission, only hemoglobin levels were found to be statistically different between the two groups (p = 0.019), with 13.9 g/dL and 13.0 g/dL for patients in the predisposing factor
(+) and (-) groups, respectively.
Also the route chosen for anesthesia act as predisposing factor
for the development of dry socket.
In 17% of cases, hepatic cirrhosis was ascertained, which suggests that it also may be another predisposing factor
Another predisposing factor
for volvulus is the presence of an abnormality relating to the anchoring of the stomach and the surrounding ligaments.
Iman's summer project focused on investigating two proteins that have been shown to play a role in cardiac hypertrophy, a predisposing factor
to heart failure, an issue that is an important area of interest to Qatar and the wider GCC.