Gardner-Diamond syndrome

au·to·e·ryth·ro·cyte sen·si·ti·za·tion syn·drome

a condition, usually occurring in women, in which the person bruises easily (purpura simplex) and the ecchymoses tend to enlarge and involve adjacent tissues, resulting in pain in the affected parts; so called because similar lesions are produced by inoculation of the person's blood or various components of red blood cells and it is thought to be a form of localized autosensitization, although no specific antibodies have been demonstrable.

Gardner-Diamond syndrome

Etymology: Frank H. Gardner, American physician, b. 1919; Louis K. Diamond, American physician, b. 1902
a condition resulting from autoerythrocyte sensitization, marked by large, painful transient skin discolorations that appear without apparent cause but often accompany emotional upsets, various collagen disorders, and abnormalities of protein metabolism. Treatment includes topical and systemic corticosteroids. Also called autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome.
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Gardner-Diamond syndrome

au·to·e·ryth·ro·cyte sen·si·ti·za·tion syn·drome

(aw'tō-ĕ-rith'rō-sīt sen'si-tī-zā'shŭn sin'drōm)
A condition that usually occurs primarily in women, in which the person bruises easily (purpura simplex). These bruises tend to enlarge and involve adjacent tissues, resulting in pain in the affected parts; thought to be a form of localized autosensitization.
Synonym(s): Gardner-Diamond syndrome.

Diamond,

Louis Klein, U.S. physician, 1902-1999
Diamond-Blackfan anemia - autosomal recessive normocytic normochromic anemia. Synonym(s): congenital hypoplastic anemia; Diamond-Blackfan syndrome
Diamond-Blackfan syndrome - Synonym(s): Diamond-Blackfan anemia
Gardner-Diamond syndrome - see under Gardner, Frank H
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome - Synonym(s): Shwachman syndrome

Gardner,

Frank H., U.S. hematologist, 1919–.
Gardner-Diamond syndrome - a condition usually occurring in women in which the individual bruises easily. Synonym(s): autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome

Gardner-Diamond syndrome,

n.pr a condition resulting from autoerythrocyte sensitization, marked by large, painful, transient ecchymoses that appear without apparent cause but often accompany emotional upsets, various collagen disorders, and abnormalities of protein metabolism. Treatment includes topical and systemic corticosteroids. Also called
autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome.
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