Pick's disease

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Pick's disease

[′piks di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A form of presenile dementia characterized by severe atrophy of the frontal and temporal lobes of the cerebrum.
A recurrent or progressive form of ascites with little or no edema.
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The macroscopic examinations of brains with Pick disease often show severe, circumscribed lobar frontal and temporal atrophy that may be either symmetric or asymmetric.
A Pick disease is a relatively rare form of dementia about which very little is known.
07% cases were storage disorders which included Neimann Pick disease and Gaucher's disease.