Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD): avascular necrosis (AVN) of the proximal femoral head. The disease is usually insidious in onset and may occur after an injury to the hip.
On November 8, 1895 Wilhelm Röntgen, chair of physics at Würzburg, noted an unusual phenomenon, that would change the world of medicine
Barton fracture: Intra-articular distal radius fracture with radiocarpal joint subluxation. John Rhea Barton described Barton fracture in 1838.
Behçet disease: chronic, multisystemic inflammatory condition involving small and large vessels of unknown aetiology. Characterised by the triad of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and iridocyclitis with or without hypopyon.
Simmonds-Thompson Test for evaluating achilles tendon rupture. Also known as the Simmonds Test (F.A. Simmonds) or Thompson Test (T. Campbell Thompson)
Cullen sign: superficial bruising in the subcutaneous fat around the umbilicus. 1918 Thomas Cullen (1869-1953) ruptured ectopic pregnancy
Monteggia fracture. Fracture of the proximal or middle third of the ulna with associated radial head dislocation/instability. GB Monteggia 1812
Hill-Sachs lesion (1940) Cortical depression of posterolateral head of the humerus related to impaction of the humeral head
José Luis Bado (1903-1977) was a Uruguayan surgeon who created the Bado Classification of Monteggia fractures in 1967 to define 4 Types
Malgaigne fracture is an unstable fracture of the pelvis. First described in 1847 by French surgeon Joseph François Malgaigne (1806 – 1865)
History of the Development, and widespread adoption, of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter (PAC) or Swan-Ganz catheter
Dock’s murmur: Early diastolic murmur when there is a severe stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery. 1967 William Dock