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King's evil

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Description of King's evil

King's evil: a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands.
Source: WordNet 2.1

King's evil: 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).
Source: MeSH 2007

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