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
or Pick disease
A form of frontotemporal dementia characterized by the presence of Pick bodies in the nerve cells of the brain.
Origin of Pick's diseaseAfter Arnold Pick (1851-1924), Moravian-born Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist
Chronic constrictive pericarditis with ascites and enlargement of the liver. No longer in clinical use.
Origin of Pick's diseaseAfter Friedel Pick (1867-1926), Prague-born Austrian physician