Non-traumatic abdominal ecchymosis of the abdominal wall and flanks (Grey Turner, Cullen and Stabler); scrotum (Bryant) and upper thigh (Fox) as clues to potentially serious causes of abdominal pathology.
Time to review the descriptions and eponymythology of the forgotten signs associated with Graves orbitopathy – the signs of Dalrymple, Stellwag, von Graefe, Möbius and Joffroy…
Despite a drive to provide a consistent, modern nomenclature for signs, symptoms, diseases, procedures, equipment and medical conditions, eponyms still persist. We review 500 *common eponyms, the person behind their origin, history, accuracy, relevance today, modern nosology and their eponymythology. The problem of nomenclature of diffuse toxic goitre (Parry, Graves or Basedow disease) remains an […]
Eponymythology of Second-degree Atrioventricular block including Luciani, Galabin, Wenckebach, Hay and Mobitz