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Behçet Disease

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 340

Simmonds-Thompson Test

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 1918 Thomas Cullen 340

Cullen sign

Cullen sign: superficial bruising in the subcutaneous fat around the umbilicus. 1918 Thomas Cullen (1869-1953) ruptured ectopic pregnancy