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King's Evil Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Evil, King's; Kings Evil

Networked: 1 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for King's Evil

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Diseases Related to King's Evil

  1. Somnambulism (Sleepwalking)
  2. Plague (Bubonic Plague)
  3. Hysteria

Key Therapies for King's Evil

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  1. Witchcraft (Sorceries) : 1 result

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