Pick atrophy

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Pick at·ro·phy

circumscribed atrophy of the cerebral cortex.
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Pick at·ro·phy

(pik at'rŏ-fē)
Circumscribed atrophy of the cerebral cortex.
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Friedel, German physician, 1867-1926.
Pick atrophy - Synonym(s): Pick disease
Pick bodies - intracytoplasmic argentophilic inclusion bodies seen in neurons in Pick disease.
Pick disease - a rare type of cerebral degenerative disorder manifested primarily as dementia. Synonym(s): Pick atrophy; Pick syndrome; progressive circumscribed cerebral atrophy
Pick syndrome - Synonym(s): Pick disease
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