Andersen triad


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Andersen triad

An obsolete term that dignified the combination of malabsorption and fat-soluble vitamin (A, D, E, K) deficiency in a background of cystic fibrosis.

Andersen,

Dorothy Hansine, U.S. pediatrician, 1901-1963.
Andersen disease - familial cirrhosis of the liver with storage of abnormal glycogen. Synonym(s): type 4 glycogenosis
Andersen syndrome - cystic fibrosis of the pancreas, vitamin A deficiency, and disease of the abdominal cavity. Synonym(s): Andersen triad
Andersen triad - Synonym(s): Andersen syndrome