Type name: MedicalCondition
|AnatomicalStructure, AnatomicalSystem or SuperficialAnatomy
|The anatomy of the underlying organ system or structures associated with this entity.
|An underlying cause. More specifically, one of the causative agent(s) that are most directly responsible for the pathophysiologic process that eventually results in the occurrence.
|One of a set of differential diagnoses for the condition. Specifically, a closely-related or competing diagnosis typically considered later in the cognitive process whereby this medical condition is distinguished from others most likely responsible for a similar collection of signs and symptoms to reach the most parsimonious diagnosis or diagnoses in a patient.
|The characteristics of associated patients, such as age, gender, race etc.
|The likely outcome in either the short term or long term of the medical condition.
|The expected progression of the condition if it is not treated and allowed to progress naturally.
|Changes in the normal mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions that are associated with this activity or condition.
|A possible unexpected and unfavorable evolution of a medical condition. Complications may include worsening of the signs or symptoms of the disease, extension of the condition to other organ systems, etc.
|A possible treatment to address this condition, sign or symptom.
|A preventative therapy used to prevent an initial occurrence of the medical condition, such as vaccination.
|A modifiable or non-modifiable factor that increases the risk of a patient contracting this condition, e.g. age, coexisting condition.
|A preventative therapy used to prevent reoccurrence of the medical condition after an initial episode of the condition.
|A sign or symptom of this condition. Signs are objective or physically observable manifestations of the medical condition while symptoms are the subjective experience of the medical condition.
|The stage of the condition, if applicable.
|A more specific type of the condition, where applicable, for example 'Type 1 Diabetes', 'Type 2 Diabetes', or 'Gestational Diabetes' for Diabetes.
|A medical test typically performed given this condition.