Capgras syndrome: uncommon syndrome in which a patient has a delusional belief that a person, usually a family member or friend, has been replaced by an imposter.
Moschcowitz disease (1924) [aka *thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)]. Congenital syndrome characterised by thrombocytopenia, purpura, haemolytic anaemia, hyaline thromboses, renal failure and neurological symptoms.
Charles Bonnet syndrome: Visual hallucinations in psychologically normal elderly people and most commonly associated in individuals with visual impairment .
George Bushar Markle IV (1921 – 1999) was an American surgeon. Eponymously linked to the Markle Sign in appendicitis (1985)
Cotard syndrome: A rare condition characterized by nihilistic delusions, where a patient believes that they are dead, have missing organs, or have decaying or failing body parts.
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History Associated Persons Augustin Nicolas Gilbert (1858–1927) Jens Einar Meulengracht (1887–1976) Alternative names Name Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References List Dr Mike CadoganEmergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. […]
Graham Steell murmur: soft, blowing, decrescendo early diastolic murmur of pulmonary incompetence caused by pulmonary hypertension
Anton syndrome: Visual anosognosia or Anton-Babinski syndrome is a rare neurological condition related to cortical blindness. The patients deny their blindness and affirm adamantly that they are capable of seeing.
Heerfordt syndrome: a rare manifestation of sarcoidosis characterized by the presence of fever, facial nerve palsy, parotid gland enlargement, anterior uveitis, and low grade fever
Description Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (spinal form of muscular atrophy) is the commonest disease within a group of conditions called Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathies (HMSN). History Associated Persons Jean-Martin Charcot (1825 – 1893) Pierre Marie (1853 – 1940) Howard Henry Tooth (1856 – 1925) Johann Hoffmann (1857 – 1919) Alternative names Charcot-Marie-Tooth-Hoffman disease Name Controversies Did they […]