To evaluate the hypothesis that ‘There is ALWAYS an alternative to the dead man’s name for body parts’ and create a database to facilitate the de-eponymification of anatomic terminology
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1885 – Pieter Klazes Pel first described this phenomenon in Berliner klinische Wochenschrift. A 25-year-old paper maker died after a four-month illness, in which five 10-30 day episodes of fever, each with swelling of the spleen, alternated with fever-free intervals of 10-15 days. On autopsy, the spleen […]
Wilhelm Ebstein (1836 – 1912) was a Polish-German physician.
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History Associated Persons Wilhelm Ebstein (1836 – 1912) Alternative names Name Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References Ebstein W. Über einen sehr seltenen Fall von Insufficienz der Valvula tricuspidalis, bedingt durch eine angeborene hochgradige Missbildung derselben. Archiv für Anatomie, Physiologie und Wissenschaftliche Medicin. […]
Pieter Klazes Pel (1852 – 1919) was a Dutch physician and professor of internal medicine.