Restless legs syndrome (RLS)/Willis-Ekbom disease (WED) is characterized by an urge to move the legs, usually associated with limb discomfort. The symptoms occur at rest, are relieved by movement, and are worst in the evening and at night.
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History How did the eponym come to be Associated Persons Tomisaku Kawasaki (1925 – ) Alternative names Name Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References Kawasaki T. [Acute febrile mucocutaneous syndrome with lymphoid involvement with specific desquamation of the fingers and toes in […]
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1778 – John Quier 1785 – JA Murray 1854 – Reubold 1871 – Carl Jakob Adolf Christian Gerhardt (1833-1902) 1877 – Bohn 1880 – Nikolaj Flindt (1843-1913) 1897 – Nicolai Feodorowitsch von Filatov (1847-1902) Associated Persons Henry Koplik (1858–1927) Alternative names Koplikshe Flecken Controversies Did they […]
Description Paget’s disease of the nipple; disorder of the nipple-areola complex (NAC). Characterised chiefly by eczema like changes, it is a condition associated with underlying cancer of the breast. Clinical signs include: Hardening of the NAC Crusting A lumpy or nodular texture Erythema, or hyperpigmentation may be present Inverting of the nipple Nipple discharge Patients […]
Paget’s disease of bone is a metabolic disorder of the bone, resulting in deformation and pain. It most commonly affects the axial skeleton; pelvis, lumbo-sacral spine, skull, femur and tibia. Diagnostic imaging is a key part of modern day diagnosis, and many cases are in fact incidental findings.