In 1961, Jack Handyside Barnes, his nine year-old son, and a local surf lifesaver were rushed to Cairns Base Hospital after developing Irukandji syndrome. Thus the riddle of what caused Irukandji Syndrome was solved; years of detective work had reached its climax in a dramatic and decisive episode of self-experimentation. Jack Barnes was both a […]
The Alvarado score is a 10 point score for predicting acute appendicitis (mnemonic MANTRELS). Alfredo Alvarado in 1986
Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) – archaic eponym: Churg–Strauss syndrome (CSS) or allergic granulomatosis
Anthony Bassler (1874-1959) was an American gastroenterologist. In 1913 he described Bassler sign: compressing the appendix to assist in diagnosing chronic appendicitis.
1933 – Kartagener described the syndrome of situs inversus, chronic rhinosinusitis, and chronic bronchitis with bronchiectasis