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Cursch·mann spi·rals

(kūrsh'mahn),
spirally twisted masses of mucus occurring in the sputum in bronchial asthma.
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Curschmann spirals

(kursh'man)
[Heinrich Curschmann, Ger. physician, 1846–1910]
Coiled spirals of mucus occasionally seen in sputum of asthma patients.
See: sputum
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Curschmann,

Heinrich, German physician, 1846-1910.
Curschmann-Batten-Steinert syndrome - rare hereditary condition resulting in atrophy of testicles in addition to muscle membrane abnormality which causes myotonia. Synonym(s): myotonia dystrophia
Curschmann disease - hyaloserositis of the liver. Synonym(s): frosted liver
Curschmann spirals - spirally twisted masses of mucus occurring in the sputum in bronchial asthma.
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