Barlow's disease


Barlow's disease
The disease scurvy in infants.

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  • Barlow's disease — may refer to *scurvy (named after Sir Thomas Barlow (1845–1945)) or *mitral valve prolapse …   Wikipedia

  • Barlow's disease — Bar·low s disease bär .lōz n INFANTILE SCURVY Barlow Sir Thomas (1845 1945) British physician. Barlow is noteworthy for his research and discoveries in children s diseases. In 1883 he described infantile scurvy, now known as Barlow s disease. He… …   Medical dictionary

  • Barlow's disease — (Medicine) infantile scurvy, condition in infants which is caused by a vitamin C deficiency (characterized by weakness, anemia, and bleeding of the subcutaneous mucous membranes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condition of ill health Nouns 1. disease, illness, sickness, ailment, ailing; morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition; complaint, disorder, malady; functional disorder. 2. condition, affliction,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Barlow disease — Bar·low disease (bahrґlo) [Sir Thomas Barlow, British physician, 1845–1945] infantile scurvy; see under scurvy …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Barlow — John B., South African cardiologist, *1924. See B. syndrome. Sir Thomas, British physician, 1845–1945. See B. disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Barlow disease — infantile scurvy …   Medical dictionary

  • Sir Thomas Barlow, 1st Baronet — KCVO FRS FRCP (November 4, 1845 ndash;January 15, 1945) was a British royal physician.Barlow was the son of a Lancashire cotton manufacturer, James Barlow (1819 1887). The family were well known as philanthropists in their home village of… …   Wikipedia

  • Francis C. Barlow — Francis Channing Barlow (October 19, 1834 ndash; January 11, 1896) was a lawyer, politician, and Union General during the American Civil War.Early life and careerBarlow was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a Unitarian minister, but was… …   Wikipedia


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