TITLE

Pellegrini's disease, Pellegrini-Stieda disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1614
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Pellegrini's disease" is presented. Pellegrini's disease or Pellegrini-Stieda disease was named after Italian surgeon Augusto Pellegrini and German surgeon Alfred Stieda The disease refers to the ossification of the superior portion of the medial collateral ligament of the knee following trauma. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21239838

 

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