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.


BA MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM. Emergency physician, 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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