Medical Dictionary

Schamberg's disease

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noun Scham·berg's disease \ˈsham-bərgz-\

Medical Definition of Schamberg's disease

  1. :  a progressive purpuric disorder of the skin especially of the legs characterized by petechiae and patches of orange to brown pigmentation

Biographical Note for schamberg's disease

Schamberg

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Jay Frank

(1870–1934), American dermatologist. Schamberg held a number of positions with several medical schools in Philadelphia. He described the progressive pigmentary skin disease since known as Schamberg's disease in 1901.


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