Hodgson disease

Hodg·son dis·ease

(hoj'sŏn),
dilation of the arch of the aorta associated with insufficiency of the aortic valve.

Hodg·son dis·ease

(hoj'sŏn di-zēz')
An aneurysmal dilation of the arch of the aorta associated with insufficiency of the aortic valve.

Hodgson disease

(hoj′sŏn)
[Joseph Hodgson, Brit. physician, 1788–1869]
Aneurysmal dilatation of the aorta.

Hodgson,

Joseph, English physician, 1788-1869.
Hodgson disease - dilation of the arch of the aorta associated with insufficiency of the aortic valve.