Category General Surgery
George Grey Turner (1877 – 1951) 1

George Grey Turner

George Grey Turner (1877–1951) English surgeon. Eponym: Grey Turner sign after description of flank ecchymosis in 1919 (published 1920)
eponym LITFL 340

John Henry Bryant

John Henry Bryant (1867–1906) English physician. Eponym: Blue Scrotum Sign of Bryant associated with ruptured abdominal aortic anurysm (1903)
Fox’s sign 340 2

Fox’s sign

Fox's sign: non-traumatic ecchymosis over the upper outer aspect of the thigh secondary to abdominal haemorrhage. First described by English surgeon John Adrian Fox in 1966
Fox’s sign 340 2

John A. Fox

John Adrian Fox English surgeon. Eponym: Fox's sign (1966) non-traumatic ecchymosis upper outer thigh with abdominal haemorrhage
eponymictionary-340-256 2

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
eponymythology appendicitis 340 2

Rovsing sign

Rovsing sign (1907): In acute appendicitis, palpation of the left lower quadrant may elicit pain in the right lower quadrant. Niels Rovsing and Emil S Perman (1904)
eponym LITFL 340

Patrick Collins

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