Weil, Adolf

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Adolf, German physician, 1848-1916.
Larrey-Weil disease - Synonym(s): Weil disease
Weil disease - leptospirosis. Synonym(s): infectious icterus; infectious jaundice; Larrey-Weil disease
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The disease was first described by Adolf Weil in 1886.
In 1886, German physician Adolf Weil described a clinical syndrome characterized by splenomegaly, jaundice, and nephritis, although the disease was likely recognized in ancient China as an occupational hazard of rice farming.