Condiciones agudas contra crónicas

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Condiciones agudas contra crónicas

Las condiciones agudas son severas y repentinas al inicio. Esto podría describir cualquier cosa, desde un hueso fracturado hasta un ataque de asma. La condición crónica, por el contrario, es un síndrome de larga evolución como la osteoporosis o el asma. Se debe señalar que la osteoporosis, una condición crónica, puede causar la fractura de un hueso; es decir, una condición aguda. El ataque agudo de asma ocurre en medio de una enfermedad como asma crónica. Las condiciones agudas, como un primer ataque de asma, pueden conducir a un síndrome crónico, si no se trata a tiempo.

Condiciones agudas contra crónicas

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  • Last reviewed on 5/30/2013
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