Liver cancer is common in the Philippines not because we are constitutionally prone to the disease but because certain predisposing factors
for the disease afflict many of us.
It is possible that the perinatal asphyxia, which was the predisposing factor
for SCFNN in our patient, is also causatively related to the hypocalcemia via transient functional hypoparathyroidism.
15,16 In our study in the majority of cases, there was a predisposing factor
2] Multiple and prolonged use of broad spectrum antibiotics, trauma, persistent otorrhoea and swimming have been documented as predisposing factors
The predisposing factor
responsible for the onset of bacterial purulent meningitis was analyzed in all patients.
This study was conducted to determine the predisposing factors
for the development of dry sock- et among the patients of Peshawar Dental Collage Hospital Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan.
Epidemiologic data analysis revealed that predisposing factors
of nontoxigenic C.
7) One of the predisposing factors
for volvulus is the presence of a diaphragmatic defect; in adults, organoaxial volvulus occurs commonly in the setting of a post-traumatic diaphragmatic defect or a para-oesophageal hernia.
1) I agree with this precaution and their recommendation to study the genetic predisposing factor
The case highlights the rarity of tumor in absence of calculi or any other predisposing factor
Some investigators found a precipitous second stage of labor to be a predisposing factor
for brachial plexus palsy, whereas others have found a prolonged second stage of labor a risk factor.
It is also a major predisposing factor
for severe stroke, with 12,500 strokes attributed to AF each year.