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  1. Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome of childhood Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome of childhood
    Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome of childhood: See: Minimal change disease....
  2. Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: See: Pulmonary hypertension....
  3. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Scarring throughout the lungs without an identifiable cause. See: Pulmonary fibrosis....
  4. Idiopathic sclerosing cholangitis Idiopathic sclerosing cholangitis
    Idiopathic sclerosing cholangitis: See: Primary sclerosing cholangitis....
  5. Idiopathic scoliosis Idiopathic scoliosis
    Idiopathic scoliosis: See: Scoliosis, idiopathic. See also: Scoliosis....
  6. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
    Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: A "wastepaper basket" for those cases of immune thrombocytopenic purpura whose cause is still unknown. See: Immune thrombocytopenic purpura....
  7. Idiopathy Idiopathy
    Idiopathy: A disease or medical condition of unknown origin or which has no apparent cause. As in the idiopathy of cancer. From the New Latin idiopathia (primary disease), from the Greek idiopatheia, from idio-, from idios (one's own, personal) + -patheia, -pathy (feeling, suffering). ...
  8. Idiot savant Idiot savant
    Idiot savant: See: Autistic savant. The term "autistic savant" is preferred to the old term "idiot savant" as less perjorative and more precise....
  9. IFA IFA
    IFA: Indirect immunofluorescence assay....
  10. Ig Ig
    Ig: Abbreviation for immunoglobulin, a protein produced by plasma cells and lymphocytes. Immunoglobulins are an essential part of the body's immune system which attach to foreign substances, such as bacteria, and assist in destroying them. The classes of immunoglobulins are immunoglobulin A (IgA), i...
  11. IgA IgA
    IgA: Immunoglobulin A, a major class of immunoglobulins found in serum and external body secretions such as saliva, tears, and sweat as well as in the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and genitourinary tracts....
  12. IgD IgD
    IgD: Immunoglobulin D, a class of immunoglobulins found as antibodies on the surface of B cells (B lymphocytes). Almost nothing is known about the normal function of IgD....
  13. IgE IgE
    IgE: Immunoglobulin E, a class of immunoglobulins that includes the antibodies elicited by an allergic substance (allergen). A person who has an allergy usually has elevated blood levels of IgE. IgE antibodies attack and engage the invading army of allergens. The E in IgE stands for erythema (rednes...
  14. IgG IgG
    IgG: Immunoglobulin G, a major class of immunoglobulins found in the blood, including many of the most common antibodies circulating in the blood. Also known as gamma globulin....
  15. IgM IgM
    IgM: Immunoglobulin M, a major class of immunoglobulins. IgM includes the antibodies that are usually produced first in an immune response and are later replaced by other types of antibodies....