Authors eponymously associated with abdominal signs, symptoms, investigation and management of appendicitis
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.
Sir Vincent Zachary Cope (1881 – 1974) was a British physician and surgeon. Eponymously linked with Cope Psoas test and obturator test.
Charles Heber McBurney (1845 – 1913) was an American surgeon. Most famous for McBurney’s point (1889) and McBurney’s incision (1894) Medical Eponym.
Gabriele Falloppio (1523 – 1562) was an Italian physician and anatomist. Father of the condom to protect against STD’s (specifically syphilis) Fallopian tube
A woman of 40 presents with intermittent RUQ pain and nausea. You try to find her gallbladder. Wall-echo-shadow (WES) sign
Biography Born 10 October 1853 Hutton-Henry, County Durham. Eldest of six. Father surgeon John Morison, LRCP Edinburgh 1840, MD Aberdeen 1860 1874 – LRCP 1875 – MB, Edinburgh 1890 – MRCS, FRCS 1897 – Editor of the Journal of the Northumberland and Durham Medical Society 1919 – Hon LLD, MA and DCL Durham Died 9 January 1939 […]
The Alvarado score is a 10 point score for predicting acute appendicitis (mnemonic MANTRELS). Alfredo Alvarado in 1986