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Disease King's Evil

Name King's Evil
Synonyms Evil, Kings | Evil, King's | Evils, Kings | Kings Evil | Kings Evils
Definition The historic designation for scrofula (TUBERCULOSIS, LYMPH NODE). The disease is so called from the belief that it could be healed by the touch of a king. This term is used only for historical articles using the name 'king's evil', and is to be differentiated from scrofula as lymph node tuberculosis in modern clinical medicine. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D018601
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DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Actinomycetales Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mycobacterium Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tuberculosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tuberculosis, Lymph Node Has associated chemicals Has associated genes King's Evil

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