Winckel's disease

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Winckel's disease

 [ving´kelz]
a fatal disease of the newborn, with jaundice, hemoglobinuria, bloody urine, hemorrhage, cyanosis, collapse, and convulsions.

Winckel's disease

A condition described by Franz von Winckel, a German gynaecologist (1837–1911), as neonatal sepsis, haematuria, jaundice, splenomegaly, vascular collapse, convulsions and a high mortality. It is not used in the working medical parlance.