Category General Surgery
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John A. Fox

John Adrian Fox English surgeon. Eponym: Fox's sign (1966) non-traumatic ecchymosis upper outer thigh with abdominal haemorrhage
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Stabler Sign

Stabler Sign - atraumatic abdominal wall ecchymosis in the inguinal-pubic area associated with ectopic pregnancy. Francis (Frank) Edward Stabler (1902–1967)
Gabriele Falloppio (1523 – 1562) 340

Gabriele Falloppio

Gabriele Falloppio (1523 – 1562) was an Italian physician and anatomist. Father of the condom to protect against STD's (specifically syphilis) Fallopian tube
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Niels Thorkild Rovsing

Niels Thorkild Rovsing (1862-1927) was a Danish surgeon Eponym linked with Rovsing sign (1907) in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
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Rovsing sign

Rovsing sign (1907): In acute appendicitis, palpation of the left lower quadrant may elicit pain in the right lower quadrant. Niels Thorkild Rovsing (1862-1927)
Sir Vincent Zachary Cope (1881-1974) 340

Vincent Zachary Cope

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) 340

Charles Heber McBurney

Charles Heber McBurney (1845 – 1913) was an American surgeon. Most famous for McBurney's point (1889) and McBurney's incision (1894) Medical Eponym.
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Patrick Collins

Patrick Gerard Collins (1923 - 1999) was an Irish general surgeon specialising in biliary tract surgery. Collins sign (2009)