Category General Surgery
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
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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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Dunphy sign

Dunphy sign [* cough test; coughing test ] increased abdominal pain, localised to the right lower quadrant, with coughing. Attributed to John Englebert Dunphy (1908-1981)

Friedrich Trendelenburg

Biography Born May 24, 1844 in Berlin, Germany the son of the famous German philosopher Friedrich Adolf Trendelenburg (1802-1872) 1861 – his father thought him not yet ready to enter university, and sent him to Edinburgh to teach German to…
Jacob Moritz Blumberg (1873-1955) 340

Jacob Moritz Blumberg

Biography Born 27 June 1873, Poznań (Posen), Poland 1897 – Graduated medicine from University of Breslau, Wroclaw 1908 – Birth of eldest son Dr Ernst Friedrich Blumberg (1908–1973), also a notable surgeon, gynaecologist and radium therapist 1948 – Naturalised to…
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Anthony Bassler

Anthony Bassler (1874 - 1959) was an American gastroenterologist. Bassler sign (1913) appendicitis clinical examination
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Howship-Romberg sign

Description Pain and paraesthesia along the inner (medial) aspect of the thigh, down to the knee; and pain on internal rotation of the hip along the distribution of the obturator nerve. Caused by compression of the obturator nerve most commonly…
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Williams Bryan

Williams McIver Bryan, Jr (1917 - 2007) was an American obstetrician and gynecologist. Bryan sign (1955) in appendicitis with gravid uterus
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Mondor disease

Description Mondor disease is a rare, benign condition characterized by thrombophlebitis of the subcutaneous veins of the breast and anterolateral chest wall. Patients usually present with a painful breast (cord-like) mass. There may be overlying skin erythema. It may be accentuated when the…