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Golden S sign

Golden S sign. Radiological sign which should raise suspicion of bronchial carcinoma. Rss Golden first described a characteristic reverse S-shaped shadow in the right upper lobe in 1925
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Ludwig angina

Ludwig angina: rapidly progressive gangrenous bilateral cellulitis of the submandibular space with risk of life-threatening airway compromise. 1836 - Wilhem Frederick von Ludwig was the first to clearly describe this disorder and differentiate it from other types of 'inflammation' in the neck.
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Förster-Fuchs Spot

Description Fuchs Spots is a term used to describe a raised, circular, pigmented lesion at the macular which develops after a subretinal haemorrhage has been absorbed.  It is associated with moderate to high myopia. History of Fuchs Spots 1862 –…

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Fuchs uveitis

Description Fuchs uveitis syndrome is a chronic non-granulomatous condition of uncertain cause.  There is usually unilateral heretochromia iridis, white eye with stellate and grey-white keratic precipitates. There are no posterior synechiae.  On Gonioscopy may see fine radial angle vessels which are…

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Fuchs corneal dystrophy

Description Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy is characterised by bilateral endothelial cell loss.  Examination signs include: central guttata – the presence of irregular warts or excrescences on Descemet membrane secreted by abnormal endothelial cells tiny dark spots caused by distribution of…

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Fridericia Formula

Fridericia Formula for calculating the QT interval on an (ECG) according to heart rate, described in 1920. Louis Sigurd Fridericia (1881-1947)
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Bazett formula

Bazett formula 'corrects' the measured QT interval to a value (QTc) attributable to a heart rate of 60 bpm. Thus providing a QT interval value that a particular patient would theoretically have if their heart rate was 60 beats/min