Schilder's disease


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.

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