Duroziez-type murmur observed with the patients arm subjected to various temperatures of water and by applying a subdiastolic pressure below the auscultation site, to help differentiate between aortic insufficiency and peripheral vasodilatation.
Early diastolic murmur of aortic insufficiency radiating with axillary radiation. (1908) Cole and Cecil examined 17 patients with provisonal diagnosis of aortic insufficiency and mapped the site of maximal intensity and axillary radiation of the early diastolic murmur.Early diastolic murmur of aortic insufficiency radiating with axillary radiation.
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1873 Tilbury Fox (1836-1879) first to describe what is now generally designated as erysipeloid. In 1873 Fox briefly described two instances of an eruption clinically conforming with that disease. 1873 William Morrant Baker (1839-1896) under the name of erythema serpens described a number of cases occurring […]
Description Refetoff Syndrome: Thyroid hormone resistance is a rare syndrome in which thyroid hormone levels are elevated but the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is not suppressed (or not completely suppressed as would be expected). History 1967 – first report of the condition appeared by Samuel Refetoff Associated Persons Samuel Refetoff (1937 – ) Alternative […]
Description Rytand murmur: Mid-late blowing diastolic murmur heard occasionally in patients with complete atrioventricular heart block. Best heard at the apex, and often confused with mitral stenosis History Observations are reported on a blowing apical murmur related to auricular activity in nine elderly but ambulatory patients with varying degrees of auriculoventricular block. …another murmur which […]
The Macintosh laryngoscope has a curved blade which allows exposure of the larynx by positioning the tip in the vallecula, anterior to the epiglottis, lifting it out of view. Designed 1943 by Sir Robert Reynolds Macintosh (1897–1989) New Zealand Anaesthetist.
Janeway lesions are non-tender, small erythematous or haemorrhagic macular or nodular lesions on the palms or soles only a few millimeters in diameter that are indicative of infective endocarditis.
Spaso Miljesic (1946 – ) Croatian, Nurse Specialist. Famous for the ‘Spaso technique’ for the reduction of shoulder dislocations described in 1998.