Category Eponym
Wilhelm Fabry (1560-1634) 1200

Wilhelm Fabry

Wilhelm Fabricius von Hilden, also known as Guilhelmus Fabricius Hildanus, became known as the father of German surgery.
Frederic Jay Cotton (1869 - 1939) 340 2

Frederic Jay Cotton

Frederic Jay Cotton (1869–1939) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Cotton fracture (trimalleolar fracture) and Cotton-Loader position (hyper-flexed wrist with ulna deviation in closed reduction of distal radius fractures)
Edward Thomas (Ted) Both (1908-1987) 680

Edward Both

Edward Thomas (Ted) Both (1908-1987) was an Australian engineer, known as the ‘Edison of Australia’. Invented the Both respirator and Both electrocardiograph among many others
Jules-Joseph Déjerine (1849-1917) 680

Jules-Joseph Dejerine

Jules-Joseph Déjerine (1849 - 1917) was a French neurologist. Jules-Joseph Déjerine (1849 - 1917) was a French neurologist. Eminent neurologist of the French 'classical neurology' era along with Brissaud, Marie and Babinski.

Frederic Hewitt

Biography Born on July 2, 1857 at 52 Westbourne Park Villas, London Died on January 6, 1916 Medical Eponyms Hewitt airway (1908) Key Medical Contributions Major Publications Hewitt FW. Select methods in the administration of nitrous oxide and ether. 1888…

Heinrich Irenaeus Quincke (1842 - 1922) 340 1

Heinrich Quincke

Heinrich Irenaeus Quincke (1842 - 1922) was a German physician. Quincke's name is eponymous with Quincke's pulse (1868), Quiuncke's oedema (1882), Quincke's achorion (1886), and Quincke's puncture (1891).

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.