Biography Born 15 January 1678, Montpellier 1695 – Maistre-chirurgien et barbier de Montpellier Surgeon at the l’Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Eloi in Montpellier 1704 – 1714 – surgeon-major at the Hôpital de la Charité 1731 – Founded de l’Académie Royale de Chirurgie. President from 1736-1747 1736 – Personal Surgeon to King Louis XV (1710 – 1774) Died 25 […]
Description Lapeyronie disease History 1561 – There are myriad potential 16th century descriptions of Peyronie’s disease brilliantly reviewed by Musitelli, et al. They conclude that Gabriele Falloppio (1523 – 1562) provided the only potential description of Peyronie’s as palpable scar tissue which he termed ‘little acorns’ 1743 – La Peyronie described three cases of ‘hard […]
Fournier gangrene – a fulminant polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis affecting the perineal or genital regions. Alfred Jean Fournier (1883)
Alfred Jean Fournier (1832-1914) was a French Dermatovereologist specialising in congenital syphillis, stressing the importance of syphilis as a cause of degenerative diseases and parasyphilitic conditions.
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)
Weigert (1877) and later Meyer (1907) recognized that the disposition of the ectopic orifice to lie caudal and medial to the orthoptic orifice was almost universal in cases of ureteral duplication. Weigert-Meyer Law.
Frederic Eugene Basil Foley (1891 – 1966) was an American urologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Foley catheter