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Ormond's disease

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noun Or·mond's disease \ˈȯr-ˌmändz-\

Medical Definition of Ormond's disease



Biographical Note for ormond's disease

Ormond, John Kelso (1886–1978), American urologist. Ormond was for many years in charge of the department of urology at a Detroit hospital before engaging in private practice. In 1948 he published a description of ureteral obstruction resulting from fibrosis of retroperitoneal tissue. From 1952 to 1955 Ormond directed the urological department of a medical center in India.


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