Medical Definition of Epstein's pearls
: temporary small white cysts that occur along the midline of the hard palate of many newborn infants
Biographical Note for epstein's pearls
Alois (1849–1918), Czech pediatrician. An authority on children's diseases, Epstein was director of the Children's Clinic and professor of pediatrics at Prague. He made numerous references to what are now known as Epstein's pearls in various clinical papers dealing with newborns and infants.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Epstein's pearls? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).