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Gee-Thaysen disease

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The adult form of Gee’s disease, with a predilection for females.

Description

The adult form of Gee’s disease, with a predilection for females.

The term Golden-Kantor syndrome has been used as a synonym for Gee-Thaysen disease. Golden-Kantor is entered as a separate entity under Ross Golden, American physician, born 1889.

Bibliography

  • S. Gee:
    On the celiac affection.
    Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital Reports, London, 1888, 24: 17-20.

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