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Lady Windemere's syndrome

 

Definition: nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease in a frail, elderly woman, often with pectus excavatum or scoliosis.

[named for the title character in Oscar Wilde's play, Lady Windemere's Fan]

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