Medical Definition of Schilder's disease

1. Term used to describe at least two separate disorders described by Schilder: 1) Diffuse sclerosis or encephalitis periaxialis diffusa; a nonfamilial disorder affecting primarily children and young adults and characterised by progressive dementia, visual disturbances, deafness, pseudobulbar palsy, and hemiplegia or quadriplegia. Most patients die within a few years of onset; pathologically, there is a large, asymmetrical area of myelin destruction, sometimes involving an entire cerebral hemisphere, and typically with extension across the corpus callosum. 2) The leukodystrophies. Synonym: encephalitis periaxialis diffusa, Flatau-Schilder disease. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schilder's Disease

Schenectady
Schengen
Schengen Agreement
Schengen Area
Scheol
Scheuchzeriaceae
Scheuermann
Schiaparelli
Schick
Schick method
Schick test
Schick test toxin
Schiff's reagent
Schiff-Sherrington phenomenon
Schiff base
Schilder's disease
Schiller
Schilling's band cell
Schilling's blood count
Schilling's index
Schilling type of monocytic leukaemia
Schimatari
Schimatario
Schimatarion
Schindler
Schindler disease
Schinus
Schinus chichita
Schinus molle

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