Sidney Farber (1903-1973) was an American pediatric pathologist. Farber disease (1952) autosomal-recessive, lysosomal storage disorder caused by acid ceramidase deficiency and associated with distinct clinical phenotypes
Jacob Churg (1910–2005) was a Belarussian/Polish born American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)
Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) – archaic eponym: Churg–Strauss syndrome (CSS) or allergic granulomatosis
Edwin Sterling Munson (1870-1958) was an American ophthalmologist.Munson sign, a V-shaped indentation of the lower eyelid when the gaze is directed downwards, an indication that is characteristic of advanced keratoconus.
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1808 – Gaspard Vieusseux (1746-1814) recorded a detailed description of his own illness (suffered on 29th of December, 1807) at a meeting of the Société médicochirugicale de Genève 1810 – Alexander Marcet (1770–1822) reproduced the case for the Royal Society ‘The gentleman who is the subject […]