Category Gastroenterology
Thomas Fitz-Hugh, Jr (1894 – 1963) 340

Thomas Fitz-Hugh

Thomas Fitz-Hugh, Jr (1894 – 1963) was an American Surgeon eponymously affiliated with Fitz-Hugh Curtis syndrome (1930, 1934)
Charles Dettie Aaron (1866 – 1951) 340

Charles Dettie Aaron

Charles Dettie Aaron (1866 – 1951) was an American gastroenterologist. Eponym: Aaron sign (1913) in chronic appendicitis

T. Kennedy Dalziel

Biography Born 1861 Surgeon, Western Infirmary, Glasgow Died February 10, 1924 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Major Publications Dalziel TK. Chronic Interstitial Enteritis. Br Med J 1913; 2: 1068-1070. [Crohn’s disease] Controversies References Obituary. Br Med J 1924; 1: 356. Obituary.…

Gordon D. Oppenheimer

Biography Born June 30, 1900 in New York 1919 – BSc, Columbia College 1922 – MD, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons 1923 – House officer at the Mount Sinai Hospital 1924 – Pathology training collaborating with Leon Ginzburg (1898 –…

Leon Ginzburg

Biography Born 1898 1947-1967 Director of Surgery Emeritus, Beth Israel Medical Center New York Died 1988 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Major Publications Crohn BB, Ginzburg L, Oppenheimer GD. Regional ileitis; a pathologic and clinical entity. JAMA, 1932; 99: 1323-1329.…
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Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

Peutz-Jeghers-syndrome: A Syndrome gastrointestinal polyposis characterized by specific melanin pigmentations of the skin and mucous membranes
Harold Joseph Jeghers (1904 - 1990) 340

Harold Jeghers

Harold Joseph Jeghers (1904 - 1990) was an American physician. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (1949)
Johannes Laurentius Augustinus Peutz (1886 - 1957) 340

Johannes Peutz

Johannes Laurentius Augustinus Peutz (1886 - 1957) was a Dutch physician. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (1921)