Heerfordt, Christian Frederick

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Christian Frederick, Danish ophthalmologist, 1871-1953.
Heerfordt disease - chronic enlargement of the parotid glands and inflammation of the uveal tract accompanied by a long-continued fever of low degree. Synonym(s): uveoparotid fever
Heerfordt syndrome
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In 1909, the condition was first described by Danish ophthalmologist Christian Frederick Heerfordt, for whom the syndrome is now named2.
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