Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome(redirected from Wiskott, Alfred)
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Wis·kott-Al·drich syndrome(wĭs′kŏt-ôl′drĭch, -ŏl′-, vĭs′-)
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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