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.
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)
Biography Born 19 May 1897 Beaune, France Died 27 December 1995 Key Medical Attributions Graduate medicine at the University of Lyon (1925) Accredited Professor of Surgical Pathology at University of Lyon (1946) Known for research and practice into pancreatic and hepatobillary surgery Medical Eponyms Mallet-Guy sign: Pain on deep palpation the left subcostal and epigastric […]
George S. Phalen (1911 – 1998) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon. Phalen defined our understanding of carpal tunnel syndrome aetiology, assessment and management