Medical Definition of Secondary failure

1. Failure of the function of an organ as a result of antecedent pathology elsewhere, decreasing responsiveness to a drug after an initial satisfactory response, usually occurring several months after initiation of treatment. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Secondary Failure

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secondary encephalitis
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secondary failure (current term)
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