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Schimmelbusch's disease

noun Schim·mel·busch's disease \ ˈshim-ᵊl-ˌbu̇sh-əz- \

medical Definition of Schimmelbusch's disease

:a benign disease affecting one or both breasts of the female and characterized by the formation of numerous small cysts due to dilation and hyperplasia of the epithelial lining of the ducts of the mammary glands

Biographical Note for schimmelbusch's disease

  • Schimmelbusch, Curt (1860–1895), German surgeon. Schimmelbusch published a description of Schimmelbusch's disease in 1892.

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