Schilder's encephalitis

Schilder's encephalitis n adrenoleukodystrophy

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  • Schilder's disease — Schil·der s disease shil dərz n ADRENOLEUKODYSTROPHY Schilder Paul Ferdinand (1886 1940) Austrian psychiatrist. In 1912 Schilder described encephalitis periaxialis diffusa, which is now usually called adrenoleukodystrophy or Schilder s disease …   Medical dictionary

  • encephalitis periaxialis diffusa — encephalitis peri·ax·i·alis dif·fu·sa .per ē .ak sē ā ləs di fyü sə n adrenoleukodystrophy * * * Schilder disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Schilder, Paul Ferdinand —    (1886–1940)    Highly influential in bringing European approaches to the United States, Schilder was born in Vienna, his father a silk merchant. In 1909, he graduated with an M.D. from the University of Vienna, then trained in psychiatry first …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

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  • Schilder disease — a subacute or chronic form of leukoencephalopathy of children and adolescents, characterized by massive destruction of the white substance of the cerebral hemispheres with cavity formation and glial scarring. Clinical symptoms include blindness,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Schilder encephalitis — see under disease …   Medical dictionary

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  • Adrenoleukodystrophy — A rare genetic (inherited) disorder characterized by the breakdown or loss of the myelin sheath surrounding nerve cells in the brain and progressive dysfunction of the adrenal gland. Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is one of a group of genetic… …   Medical dictionary

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