Zenker's Degeneration

Correct spelling for Zenker's Degeneration

Medical definition of Zenker's Degeneration:

Waxy or amyloid d. in muscular tissue, occurring in long continued fevers and also in anemia and various toxic conditions.

Hyaline degeneration of muscular tissue, the fibers losing their striations and becoming sinuous, and later undergoing fragmentation and absorption.

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