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Camille Biot

Camille Biot (1850 – 1918) was a French physician.  Most famous for describing Biot breathing. Biography Born 19 December 1850 Chatenoy-le-Royal, France Intern at Hôtel Dieu Hospital in Lyon, France Practiced in Maçon in 1875 Became member of L’Académie de…

Caleb Hillier Parry (1755 – 1822) 1

Caleb Hillier Parry

Caleb Hillier Parry 1755–1822 English physician described Hemifacial atrophy; angina pectoris; Hirschprung disease; Graves disease in 1825
Sir John Floyer (1649 – 1734) 1

John Floyer

Sir John Floyer (1649–1734) English physician, Inventor of pulse watch (1707); advocate of cold bathing and hydrotherapy and asthma therapy
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Robert James Graves

Robert James Graves (1796-1853) was an Irish physician. Graves disease (1835). Renowned polyglot with proficient linguistic skills and a talented artist
eponym LITFL 340

William Dressler

Wilhelm Dressler (1890 – 1969) Polish born American cardiologist. Eponym Dressler beat (1952) Dressler syndrome (1956)
Peter Josef Safar (1924 – 2003) 1

Peter Safar

Peter Safar (1924 – 2003) was an Austrian physician. Credited with pioneering cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and Laws for Navigation of Life
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Paul Julius Moebius

Paul Julius Möbius (1853-1907) was a German neurologist specialist in neuroanatomy and neurological disorders. Möbius sign, syndrome, disease
Jess Bernard Weiss (1917 – 2007) 340

Jess Bernard Weiss

Jess Bernard Weiss (1917 – 2007) was an American anesthesiologist. Best known for designing the Weiss needle for the placement of epidural catheters
Owen Conor Ward (1923 – ) 1

Owen Conor Ward

Owen Conor Ward (1923 – ) Irish paediatrician and cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with Romano-Ward Syndrome which he described in 1964
Cesarino Romano (1924 – 2008) 1

Cesarino Romano

Cesarino Romano (1924 – 2008) was an Italian paediatrician. Romano-Ward syndrome Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS).
Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (1833 – 1910) 340

Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen

Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (1833 - 1910) was a German pathologist. Eponymously affiliated with von Recklinghausen disease (neurofibromatosis NF-1); von Recklinghausen tumor (adenoleiomyofibroma); and von Recklinghausen canals (lymphatic canaliculi).
René-Théophile-Hyacinthe-Laennec-1781-1826-1

René Laennec

René Laennec (1781-1826) was a French physician. Laennec invented the stethoscope in 1816 also coined the terms for cirrhosis and melanoma