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Bruno Otto Fleischer (1874 – 1965) was a German ophthalmologist.
Description Marcus Gunn Pupil: (AKA relative afferent pupillary defect or RAPD) A pupil that responds by constricting more to an indirect than to a direct light, seen with unilateral optic nerve or retinal disease, History 1902 First description by Robert Marcus Gunn It is not sufficient to find that it (the pupil) contracts well or […]
Biography Born 6 August 1869 Bremen, Germany Died 11 May 1954, Stuttgart, Germany Key Medical Attributions Medical Eponyms Kayser-Fleischer Ring (1902, 1903) Controversies Major Publications Kayser B. Ueber einen Fall von angeborener grünlicher Verfärbung der Cornea. Klinische Monatsblatter für Augenheilkunde. 1902;40(2):22-25 [Kayser-Fleischer Ring] References Papers Dr Michael StirlingEmergency Medicine trainee. Interests in ophthalmology, critical care and […]
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1902 Kayser 1903 – Fleischer description in the same journal, a year after Kayser. His contribution went beyond that of Kayser, he recognised that the ring was a marker for a particular neuropsychiatric disorder associated with cirrhosis. However his breakthrough was overshadowed by the work of […]
John Dalrymple (1803-1852) English surgeon and ophthalmologist. Dalrymple sign (1952) relating to Graves disease; dissection and histology of first case of multiple myeloma with Bence Jones (1846)
Dalrymple sign: Widened palpebral tissue (lid retraction) or lid spasm seen in thyrotoxicosis (Graves disease) by John Dalrymple (1852)