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"infección autolimitada"

English translation: self-limiting infection

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Spanish term or phrase:infección autolimitada
English translation:self-limiting infection
Entered by: Christine Walsh
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18:44 Nov 1, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Ginecología
Spanish term or phrase: "infección autolimitada"
Hola a todos. Estoy traduciendo al inglés un texto médico sobre el VPH y no sé cómo traducir "autolimitada" en la siguiente oración:

"Se trata de la infección de transmisión sexual más frecuente, aunque en más del 90% de casos es autolimitada".

Lo que entiendo por "autolimitada" es que en la mayor parte de los casos que presentan la infección del virus del papiloma humano el propio cuerpo se defiende y se cura solo.

He pensado en traducirlo como "self-restrainted", pero no me convence. ¿Alguien tiene alguna idea?

Gracias de antemano
blargue
Spain
Local time: 20:50
self-limiting
Explanation:
Good luck

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Local time: 15:50
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Christine Walsh


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
\"infección autolimitada\"
self-limiting


Explanation:
Good luck

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Note added at 7 mins (2008-11-01 18:52:00 GMT)
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http://mw1.m-w.com/dictionary/self-limiting

Christine Walsh
Local time: 15:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 52

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agree  Eithne Livesey: See this link for confirmation - http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/Genital_Warts/hic_Un...
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  -> Thank you very much.

agree  Patrice
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  -> Thank you, Patrice
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