Addison, Thomas

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Thomas, English physician, 1793-1860.
Addison anemia - a chronic, progressive anemia of older adults due to failure of absorption of vitamin B12. Synonym(s): Addison-Biermer disease; addisonian anemia; Biermer anemia; Biermer disease; pernicious anemia
Addison-Biermer disease - Synonym(s): Addison anemia
Addison disease - Synonym(s): chronic adrenocortical insufficiency
addisonian anemia - Synonym(s): Addison anemia
addisonian crisis - Synonym(s): acute adrenocortical insufficiency
Addison-Schilder disease - Synonym(s): Schilder disease
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I keep thinking of Thomas Addison and the connection he made between the wasting and asthenia encountered in his patients and the autopsy finding of suprarenal atrophy; arguably his is the most brilliant observation in the history of medicine.
Thomas Addison in 1849, TB was found at autopsy in 70 to 90 percent of cases.
Congratulations to Thomas Addison, owner of Precision Door Service of Richmond.