Hutchinson's triad

Hutchinson's triad is named after Sir Jonathan Hutchinson (1828-1913). It is a common pattern of presentation for congenital syphilis, and consists of three phenomena: interstitial keratitis, Hutchinson incisors, and eighth nerve deafness. [cite journal |last= Singh|first= Ameeta E.|coauthors= Barbara Romanowski|year= 1999|month= April|title= Syphilis: Review with Emphasis on Clinical, Epidemiologic, and Some Biologic Features|journal= Clinical Microbiology Reviews|volume= 12|issue= 2|pages= 187–209|id= PMC88914|url=|accessdate=2008-06-26]


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  • Hutchinson's teeth — Hutch·in·son s teeth həch ən sənz n pl but sing or pl in constr peg shaped teeth having a crescent shaped notch in the cutting edge and occurring esp. in children with congenital syphilis Hutchinson Sir Jonathan (1828 1913) British surgeon and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hutchinson, Sir Jonathan — ▪ British pathologist born July 23, 1828, Selby, Yorkshire, Eng. died June 26, 1913, Haslemere, Surrey       British surgeon, pathologist, pioneer in the study of congenital syphilis.       As Surgeon to the London Hospital (1859–83) and… …   Universalium

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  • Hutchinson facies mask etc. — Hutch·in·son facies, mask, etc. (huchґin sən) [Sir Jonathan Hutchinson, English surgeon, 1828–1913] see under facies, mask, pupil, sign, tooth, and triad; see angioma serpiginosum and lentigo maligna; and see salmon patch (def. 1), under… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hutchinson triad — the combination of diffuse interstitial keratitis, disease of the labyrinth, and Hutchinson teeth, seen in congenital syphilis …   Medical dictionary

  • Hutchinson — Sir Jonathan, British surgeon, 1828–1913. See H. facies, H. freckle, H. mask, H. crescentic notch, H. patch, H. pupil, H. teeth, under tooth, H. triad, H. Gilford disease, H. Gilford syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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