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Marathon of eponyms: 24 Xmas (Christmas) disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22380469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Oral Diseases (2012) 18, 315-316 The use of eponyms has long been contentious, but many remain in common use, as discussed elsewhere (Editorial: Oral Diseases. 2009: 15; 185). The use of eponyms in diseases of the head and neck is found mainly in specialties dealing with medically compromised individuals (paediatric dentistry, special care dentistry, oral and maxillofacial medicine, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial radiology and oral and maxillofacial surgery) and particularly by hospital-centred practitioners. This series has selected some of the more recognised relevant eponymous conditions and presents them alphabetically. The information is based largely on data available from MEDLINE and a number of internet websites as noted below: the authors would welcome any corrections. This document summarises data about Christmas disease.
C Scully; J Langdon; J Evans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral diseases     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1601-0825     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508565     Medline TA:  Oral Dis     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-6     Citation Subset:  D    
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© 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
UCL-Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, London Kings College London, London, UK.
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