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Asked by  | 24th Jun, 2008, 02:46: PM

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Immediate cause is the cause which immediately kindles a disease into action, when there exists a predisposition towards it. These are usually the infectious, physiologic or anatomic changes leading to sickness. Eg - Coronavirus causing SARS or hypocalcemia leading to seizures.

Answered by  | 26th Jun, 2008, 12:02: PM

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