Pick's diseasePick's disease
a condition characterized by progressive deterioration of the brain with atrophy of the cerebral cortex, esp. the frontal lobes, and evidenced in loss of memory and emotional instability
Origin of Pick's diseaseafter A. Pick (1851-1924), Czech physician
A condition of progressive dementia caused by atrophy of the cerebral cortex, usually beginning in late middle age.
Origin of Pick's diseaseAfter Arnold Pick, (1851–1924), Moravian-born Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist.
A condition caused by constrictive pericarditis, characterized by inflammation of the peritoneum and pleura and by ascites, edema, and chronic congestion of the liver.
Origin of Pick's diseaseAfter Friedel Pick, (1867–1926), Prague-born Austrian physician.