Peutz-Jeghers-syndrome: A Syndrome gastrointestinal polyposis characterized by specific melanin pigmentations of the skin and mucous membranes
Samuel Albert Levine (1891-1966) Polish-American cardiologist. Eponym: Levine sign; Levine grading scale; Lown-Ganong-Levine
Hulusi Behçet (1889 - 1948) was a Turkish dermatologist. Behçet disease (1936) ‘triple symptom complex’ of mouth aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and recurrent iritis
Eponymythology of named cardiac murmurs. Related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology.
Behçet disease: chronic, multisystemic inflammatory condition involving small and large vessels of unknown aetiology. Characterised by the triad of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and iridocyclitis with or without hypopyon.
Heinrich Irenaeus Quincke (1842 - 1922) was a German physician. Quincke's name is eponymous with Quincke's pulse (1868), Quiuncke's oedema (1882), Quincke's achorion (1886), and Quincke's puncture (1891).
Louis Nelson Katz (1897-1973) was an American cardiologist. Katz is eponymously associated with Katz-Wachtel phenomenon (1937)
Paul Wilhelm Heinrich Langerhans (1847 - 1888) was a German pathologist, physiologist and biologist. Langerhans cell (1868) of the immune system, and islets of Langerhans (1869) in the pancreas
Camillo Bozzolo (1845-1920) was an Italian pathologist and physician. Bozzolo sign (1887) Visible pulsation of the arteries within the nasal mucosa.