Category Endocrinology
Alix Joffroy (1844 – 1908) 1

Alix Joffroy

Alix Joffroy (1844 - 1908) was a French neurologist and psychiatrist. Eponymously affiliated with Joffroy sign in Graves ophthalmopathy
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Joffroy sign

Joffroy sign (1893): absent wrinkling of the forehead when a patient in patients Graves Ophthalmopathy looks up with the head bent forwards.
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Woltman sign

Woltman sign of myxedema: Slowness of both the contraction and the relaxation of muscles in hypothyroid patients, best seen as the “hung-up” ankle jerk and occurring because of mechanical factors and slowness of contraction time, as in myotonia and pseudomyotonia
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Ruth Illig

Ruth Illig (1924 - 2017) was a German pediatric endocrinologist. Neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism; Illig syndrome (1970)

Nathan Weiss

Nathan Weiss (1851 - 1883) was a Czech born, Austrian trained physician and neurologist.
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Chvostek sign

Chvostek sign is contraction of facial muscles provoked by lightly tapping over the facial nerve anterior to the ear as it crosses the zygomatic arch.