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Category General Surgery
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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)
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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.
eponym LITFL 340

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
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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)
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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