Giovanni Mingazzini (1859 – 1929) Italian neurologist known for his extensive contributions to neuroanatomy, particularly with the study of the lenticular nucleus, cerebellum and corpus collosum, as well as the study of aphasia
Guillain-Barré syndrome is the most common and severe acute inflammatory paralytic neuropathy. The classical description of GBS involves rapidly progressive bilateral weakness, usually starting in the distal lower extremities and ascending proximally.
Description Chvostek sign is contraction of facial muscles provoked by lightly tapping over the facial nerve anterior to the ear as it crosses the zygomatic arch. This induces twitching of the homolateral facial muscles due to hyperexcitability of the nerve.…
Biography Born 21 May 1835 Frýdek-Místek, Moravia (Czech Republic) Died 16 November 1884 Medical Eponyms Chvostek sign (1876) Key Medical Attributions Controversies Father of Franz Chvostek Jr (1864-1944), known for Chvostek symptom Major Publications Chvostek F. Beitrag zur Tetanie. Wiener…
Biography Born 3 October 1864 Professor of Internal Medicine in Vienna Honorary member of the Viennese Medical Society Died 17 April 1944 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Controversies Major Publications References
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