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Category Medical History
Peter-Beighton 340

Peter Beighton

Peter Beighton OMB, MD PhD, FRCP . Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Beighton Score (1971)
Ernest Septimus Reynolds (1861-1926) 680

Ernest S. Reynolds

Ernest Septimus Reynolds (1861 - 1926) was an English physician. Early description of Mees lines, arsenic poisoning and the 'Epidemic of Peripheral Neuritis Amongst Beer Drinkers in Manchester and District'
Rudolf Adriaan Mees (1873-1964) 680

Rudolf A. Mees

Rudolf Adriaan Mees (1873-1964) was a Dutch psychiatrist and physician. Described Mees lines in acute arsenic poisoning (1919)

James V. Ricci

Biography Born 26 December 1891, Scapoli, Italy 1912 – AB, Brown University 1916 – MD, Harvard University Clinical Professor of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at New York Medical College Attending Gynaecologist at City Hospital, New York Consultant in Gynaecology and Obstetrics,…

MEES LINES nail sign arsenic 680

Mees lines

Mees lines: white bands traversing the full width of the nail, running parallel to the lunula, with no palpable ridges. As the nail grows they bands move distally and finally disappear when trimmed. The finding was initially related to acute arsenic poisoning.