Category Clinical Examination
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Lelli Test

Lelli test or Lever test designed by Alessandro Lelli, Italian surgeon clinical test to diagnose Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) disruption.
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Alessandro Lelli

Alessandro Lelli - Italian orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery. Eponym: Lelli test (Lever test) Knee ACL
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Richard Terry

Richard Barratt Terry (1914 - 1960) was an English Physician. Remembered for his description of Terry's Nails (1954); Red half-moon nails (1954)
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Terry’s Nails

Terry's nails are a type of apparent leukonychia, characterized by ground glass opacification of almost the entire nail, with a narrow band of normal, pink nail bed at the distal border, and often with obliteration of the lunula.
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Muehrcke lines

Muehrcke's nails (or Muehrcke lines) are a disorder of the nail bed which can be a reflection of systemic disease. A distinct pattern of paired, white, transverse lines that usually spare the thumbnail and are most commonly in seen in association with hypoalbuminaemia, metabolic stress or chemotherapy.
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Robert C. Muehrcke

Robert C. Muehrcke (1921 – 2003) was an American physician, and pioneer in the field of nephrology. Eponym: Muehrcke lines (1956)
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Simmonds-Thompson Test

Simmonds-Thompson Test for evaluating achilles tendon rupture. Also known as the Simmonds Test (F.A. Simmonds) or Thompson Test (T. Campbell Thompson)

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Franklin Adin 'Sam' Simmonds (1910–1983) British orthopaedic surgeon. Simmonds-Thompson Test for Achilles tendon rupture with TC Thompson (1902-1986)
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Nicholas Alders

Nicholas Alders (1904 - 1995) was a Hungarian born, Austrian trained, English naturalised obstetrician, gynaecologist and surgeon. Remembered for his description of Alders sign (1951)
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Hoffmann-Tinel sign

Description Hoffmann-Tinel sign is paresthesia in the distal cutaneous distribution of an injured peripheral nerve evoked by tapping on the nerve more proximally. The sign indicates the compression or regeneration of peripheral nerve fibers. In modern parlance, the Tinel sign…
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Phalen sign

The Phalen test is performed by asking the patient to place both elbows on a table while keeping both forearms vertical and flexing both wrists at 90 degrees for 60 seconds. A positive test is defined as the occurrence of pain or paresthesias in at least one finger innervated by the median nerve.