Category Eponym
Sir Morell Mackenzie (1837-1892) 690

Morell Mackenzie

Biography Key Medical Contributions Quoted by Norman Rupert Barrett (1903-1979) in 1950 for his original work and definition of acute oesophagitis. Acute oesophagitis: Acute idiopathic inflammation of the mucous membrane of the oesophagus giving rise to extreme odynphagia, and often…

Fifth disease 680

Fifth disease

Erythema infectiosum (fifth disease), is a common manifestation of infection in children characterized by low-grade fever, malaise, facial rash, and later by the spread of a lacy maculopapular rash involving the trunk and limbs.
Norman Jefferis 'Jeff' Holter (1914-1983) 680

Norman J. Holter

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Holter monitor, developed by American biophysicist Norman Jefferis 'Jeff' Holter (1914-1983)