Kashin-Bek disease

Ka·shin-Bek dis·ease

(kah'shin bek),
a form of generalized osteoarthrosis believed to result from ingestion of wheat infected with the fungus Fusarium sporotrichiella, limited to areas of Asia, including the Urov river.

Bek,

(Beck), E.V.V., Russian physician.
Kashin-Bek disease - see under Kashin

Kashin,

Nikolai I., Russian orthopedist, 1825-1872.
Kashin-Bek disease - a form of generalized osteoarthrosis believed to result from ingestion of wheat infected with the fungus Fusarium sporotrichiella.