Friedrich Julius Rosenbach

Anton Julius Friedrich Rosenbach (1842 - 1923)

Anton Julius Friedrich Rosenbach (1842-1923) was a German physician.

  • Born 16 December 1842
  • Died 6 December 1923

Medical Eponyms
Rosenbach disease (1887)
  • Infection with Erysipelothrix rhusopathiae
  • First described in 1873 by William Morrant Baker (1839 – 1896)

Key Medical Attributions

Major Publications



Eponymous terms

  • Baker WM. Erythema serpens. Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital Reports, London. 1873; 9: 198-211.

Cite this article as: Mike Cadogan, "Friedrich Julius Rosenbach," In: LITFL - Life in the FastLane, Accessed on April 2, 2023,

Associate Professor Curtin Medical School, Curtin University. Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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