Zenker degeneration


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Related to Zenker degeneration: hyaline degeneration, Zenker diverticulum

Zen·ker de·gen·er·a·tion

(zen'kĕr),
obsolete term for a form of severe hyaline degeneration or necrosis in skeletal muscle, occurring in severe infections.
Synonym(s): waxy degeneration (2)

Zen·ker de·gen·er·a·tion

(tsen'ker dĕ-jen'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
A form of severe hyaline degeneration or necrosis in skeletal muscle, occurring in severe infections.
Synonym(s): waxy degeneration (2) .

Zenker degeneration

A glassy or waxy hyaline degeneration of skeletal muscles in acute infectious diseases, esp. in typhoid. Synonym: zenkerism

Zenker,

Friedrich Albert von, German pathologist, 1825-1898.
formol-Zenker fixative - Zenker fixative in which glacial acetic acid has been replaced by formalin.
Zenker degeneration - a form of severe hyaline degeneration or necrosis in skeletal muscle, occurring in severe infections. Synonym(s): waxy degeneration; Zenker necrosis
Zenker diverticulum - common diverticulum of the esophagus, arises between the inferior pharyngeal constrictor and the cricopharyngeus muscle. Synonym(s): pharyngoesophageal diverticulum
Zenker fixative - a rapid fixative.
Zenker necrosis - Synonym(s): Zenker degeneration
Zenker paralysis - paresthesia and paralysis in the area of the external popliteal nerve.