åkerlund deformity

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Åkerlund deformity Å·ker·lund deformity (ěk'ər-lund', ô'kər-)
A deformity of the duodenal cap as seen in a radiograph of a duodenal ulcer, consisting of an indentation of the cap in addition to the ulcerated area.

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