Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

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Wis·kott-Al·drich syndrome

 (wĭs′kŏt-ôl′drĭch, -ŏl′-, vĭs′-)
n.
A hereditary sex-linked recessive disorder characterized by chronic eczema, recurring infections, and a decrease in the number of white blood cells and platelets.

[After Alfred Wiskott (1898-1978), German pediatrician, and Robert Anderson Aldrich (1917-1998), American physician.]
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THE facts about Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome: It is named after Dr Robert Anderson Aldrich, an American pediatrician who described the disease in a family of Dutch-Americans in 1954, and Dr Alfred Wiskott, a German pediatrician who first noticed the syndrome in 1937.