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Kayser-Fleischer rings

[kahy-zer-flahy-sher] /ˈkaɪ zərˈflaɪ ʃər/
plural noun, Pathology.
1.
deep green pigmentation of the cornea due to copper deposition, seen in Wilson's disease.
Origin of Kayser-Fleischer rings
1925-1930
1925-30; after German ophthalmologists Bernhard Kayser (1869-1954) and Bruno Fleischer (1874-1965), who described them
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