Lorenz Böhler (1885 – 1973) Austrian Physician and Surgeon. Eponymously associated with Böhler angle – a measurement on a lateral foot x-ray to determine calcaneal injuries
T. Campbell Thompson (1902 – 1986) American Orthopedic Surgeon. Simmonds-Thompson Test for Achilles tendon rupture with Sam Simmonds (1910–1983)
Garrett Pipkin (1904-1981) was an American orthopedic surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Pipkin classification of femoral head fractures
Compartment Syndrome (CS) CS is a limb threatening condition caused by raised pressure within a facial compartment. This causes compression of vessels, muscles and nerves within the compartment. Presentation: Symptoms:• Pain out of proportion Signs:• Pain with passive stretch• Paraesthesia…
The Galeazzi test, sometimes called Allis sign or Skyline test, is used to assess for hip dislocation, specifically testing for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
Riccardo Galeazzi (1866 – 1952) was an pioneering Italian orthopaedic surgeon. The eponymous Galeazzi fracture is named after him.
Galeazzi fracture (1934). Fracture of the distal third of the radius with associated Distal radio-ulna joint (DRUJ) disruption.