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Definition of KAYSER-FLEISCHER RING
: a brown or greenish brown ring of copper deposits around the cornea that is characteristic of Wilson's disease
Biographical Note for KAYSER-FLEISCHER RING
Kayser,Bernhard(1869–1954), and Fleischer,Bruno Otto(1874–1965), German ophthalmologists. Kayser described the corneal ring that is a diagnostic symptom of Wilson's disease in 1902. Fleischer published his own description.
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