Thomas Morgan Rotch (1849-1914) was an American pediatrician. Rotch sign in pericardial effusion (1878) and Rotch pediatric incubator (1893)
Biography Born 17 October 1886 Montgomery County, Tennessee Died 20 September 1960 Nashville, Tennessee Medical Eponyms Goodpasture syndrome McCullum-Goodpasture stain Key Medical Attributions Controversies Goodpasture performed autopsies on patients in a 1918 flu epidemic (note influenza was not isolated until 1933) and he was interested in what was killing these young men. He found two […]
Behçet disease is a chronic and multisystemic inflammatory condition involving small and large vessels of unknown aetiology. It is characterised by the classical triad of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and iridocyclitis with or without hypopyon.
Hulusi Behçet (1889 – 1948) was a Turkish dermatologist. Behçet disease (1936) ‘triple symptom complex’ of mouth aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and recurrent iritis
Manes Kartagener (1897 – 1975) was an Austrian-Swiss physician. First to report the triad of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis and bronchiectasis in 1933 – Kartagener syndrome.