Monika Knickenberg is a German dermatopathologist. Hornstein-Knickenberg syndrome (HKS)(1975)
Otto Paul Hornstein (1926 - 2018) was a German dermatologist. Emeritus Prof at Erlangen-Nürnberg. Hornstein-Knickenberg syndrome 1975
Katharine Krom Merritt (1886 - 1986) was an American pediatrician. Kasabach–Merritt syndrome (1940)
Sophie Spitz (1910 - 1956) was an American pathologist. Spitz nevus (1948)
Bernadette Christol (1934 - 2011) was a French dermatologist. Bazex-Dupré-Christol syndrome (1964)
Liliane Schnitzler (1938 - ) French dermatologist. Schnitzler syndrome (1972, 1974)
Thomas Addison (1795 - 1860) was an English physician.
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.
Ferdinand-Jean Darier (1856-1938) was a Hungarian born, French dermatologist and physician. Affiliated with Darrier sign and Darier disease
Johann Lukas Schönlein (1793 – 1864) was a German physician. Eponymously affiliated with Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
Serious Generalised Skin Disorders: Mnemonic: PTSD-D
= immune complex mediated hypersensitivity -> severe erythema multiforme. Separation of the epidermis from the dermis; most authors believe toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and SJS are different ends of the same spectrum of disease