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Lubarsch-Pick syndrome (Ludwig Pick)

Alternative eponyms

  • Königstein-Lubarsch syndrome
  • Königstein-Lubarsch systematized, primitive amyloidosis
  • Lubarsch-Königstein amyloidosis
  • Lubarsch-Königstein disease

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A rare syndrome characterized by the association of macroglossia with systematized amyloidosis of the skin and skeletal muscles.

Description

A rare syndrome characterized by the association of macroglossia with systematized amyloidosis of the skin and skeletal muscles. A common early symptom of this infiltrative disorder is enlargement of the tongue and the regional submandibular lymph nodes.

Bibliography

  • H. Königstein:
    Über Amyloidose der Haut.
    Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis, Berlin, 1925, 148: 330-383.
  • O. Lubarsch:
    Zur Kenntnis ungewöhnlicher Amyloidablagerungen.
    Virchows Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie, und für klinische Medizin, 1929, 271: 867-889.
  • L. Pick:
    Über atypische Amyloidablagerungen.
    Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1931: 1515.

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