George S. Phalen (1911 – 1998) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon. Phalen defined our understanding of carpal tunnel syndrome aetiology, assessment and management
Carl Weigert (1845-1904) was a German pathologist. Eponymously affiliated Weigert’s Law in 1896 and along with Robert Meyer (1864-1947) the Weigert-Meyer rule (1877)
Leopold Schrötter Ritter von Kristelli (1837 – 1908) an Austrian internal physician. He is known for his description of effort thrombosis (upper limb DVT) eponymously termed Paget-Shroetter syndrome in 1884.
Sir James Paget (1814 – 1899) was a renowned English surgeon. In a career spanning eight decades, with research and practice in surgery, as well as serving the royal family during Queen Victoria’s reign
Description Paget’s disease of the nipple; disorder of the nipple-areola complex (NAC). Characterised chiefly by eczema like changes, it is a condition associated with underlying cancer of the breast. Clinical signs include: Hardening of the NAC Crusting A lumpy or nodular texture Erythema, or hyperpigmentation may be present Inverting of the nipple Nipple discharge Patients […]
Paget’s disease of bone is a metabolic disorder of the bone, resulting in deformation and pain. It most commonly affects the axial skeleton; pelvis, lumbo-sacral spine, skull, femur and tibia. Diagnostic imaging is a key part of modern day diagnosis, and many cases are in fact incidental findings.
Robert Meyer (1864 – 1947) was a gynaecologist and pathologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Weigert-Meyer rule he described in 1907. Meyer was recognised world wide as one of the founders of gynaecological pathology and for his contributions to embryology.