Category General Surgery
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Aaron sign

Aaron sign: referred pain felt in the epigastrium upon continuous firm pressure over McBurney's point, indicative of chronic appendicitis (1913) by Charles Dettie Aaron (1866-1951)
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Massouh sign

Farouk Massouh is a British General Surgeon eponymously associated with the Massouh Sign in acute appendicitis
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Nicholas Alders

Nicholas Alders (1904 - 1995) was a Hungarian born, Austrian trained, English naturalised obstetrician, gynaecologist and surgeon. Remembered for his description of Alders sign (1951)
eponymythology atraumatic abdominal ecchymosis 340

Non-traumatic Abdominal Ecchymosis

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.
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Marie Colinet

Marie Colinet von Hilden (c1560 - c1640) was a Swiss midwife and surgeon. First recorded ophthalmic extraction of metal from a patients eye with a magnet (1624)
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Thomas S. Cullen

Thomas Stephen Cullen (1869 – 1953) was a Canadian gynecologist. Eponymously affiliated with Cullen sign (1918)
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Grey Turner sign

Grey Turner sign refers to bruising of the flanks. Originally described 1919 (published 1920) by George Grey Turner (1877–1951) most commonly associated with acute pancreatitis