Schilder's disease

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Schilder's disease

[′shil·dərz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A retrogressive disease of the white matter in the central nervous system characterized by diffuse loss of myelin.
Any of the progressive degenerative diseases of the white matter in the central nervous system.
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