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tableau obstructif

English translation: picture of obstruction

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22:47 Feb 12, 2009
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / testing for occupational asthma
French term or phrase: tableau obstructif
Context: "Le patient souffre de RADS (reactive airways dysfunction syndrome). Je n'ai pas de doute que le patient à un tableau obstructif qui est évolutif."
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English translation:picture of obstruction
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3 +5picture of obstruction
4evolving clinical presentation of obstruction



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picture of obstruction

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  • "I have no doubt but that this patient is exhibiting a changing picture of obstruction."
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agree  SJLD: nice - although I might have used "developing" or "progressive" for "évolutif" (it usually means getting worse)
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  -> Thanks. I used 'changing' rather than 'deteriorating' (which I wrote initially) to reflect that the source refers only to an evolving situation, not specifically to a deterioration, but I am assuming that the latter is the case.

agree  Dr Lofthouse: yes, but its not fluid English - perhaps 'pattern of progressive obstruction' or 'worsening obstruction' ?
36 mins
  -> Thank you Dr Lofthouse. I have seen this phraseology used by clinicians, but I accept that there are differing views regarding the appropriateness of such wording.

agree  xxx::::::::::
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  -> Thank you, Dr. Jones

agree  Gabrielle Leyden: picture of progressive obstructive disease/airway obstruction
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  -> Thanks Gabrielle

agree  liz askew: I think "clinical picture" would be better.
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  -> Thanks, Liz.
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evolving clinical presentation of obstruction

Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction is a well-recognized entity that may present at any ... clinical presentation, and diagnosis of UPJ obstruction. ...
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Ten patients were diagnosed with significant upper airway obstruction; .... which was thought to be secondary to evolving chronic lung disease. .... attention to the high prevalence of late clinical presentation of airway obstruction in ...

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