Capgras syndrome: uncommon syndrome in which a patient has a delusional belief that a person, usually a family member or friend, has been replaced by an imposter.
Moschcowitz disease (1924) [aka *thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)]. Congenital syndrome characterised by thrombocytopenia, purpura, haemolytic anaemia, hyaline thromboses, renal failure and neurological symptoms.
Charles Bonnet syndrome: Visual hallucinations in psychologically normal elderly people and most commonly associated in individuals with visual impairment .
Cotard syndrome: A rare condition characterized by nihilistic delusions, where a patient believes that they are dead, have missing organs, or have decaying or failing body parts.
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History Associated Persons Augustin Nicolas Gilbert (1858–1927) Jens Einar Meulengracht (1887–1976) Alternative names Name Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References List
Anton syndrome: Visual anosognosia or Anton-Babinski syndrome is a rare neurological condition related to cortical blindness. The patients deny their blindness and affirm adamantly that they are capable of seeing.
Heerfordt syndrome: a rare manifestation of sarcoidosis characterized by the presence of fever, facial nerve palsy, parotid gland enlargement, anterior uveitis, and low grade fever
Description Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (spinal form of muscular atrophy) is the commonest disease within a group of conditions called Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathies (HMSN). History Associated Persons Jean-Martin Charcot (1825 – 1893) Pierre Marie (1853 – 1940) Howard Henry Tooth (1856 – 1925) Johann Hoffmann (1857 – 1919) Alternative names Charcot-Marie-Tooth-Hoffman disease Name Controversies Did they […]