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Meige's syndrome I

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There is some confusion among authors about what is what with Meige’s syndrome, Milroy’s syndrome, Nonne’s syndrome and Nonne-Milroy-Meige syndrome. According to one author, hereditary lymphoedema type II is the Meige syndrome; hereditary lymphoedema I is the Nonne-Milroy syndrome, also commonly referred to as Milroy disease. Some authors still combine these into a single syndrome, the Nonne-Milroy-Meige syndrome. It has been entered as such here, under Max Nonne, German neurologist, 1861-1959.

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