Angelo Mosso (1846-1910) was an Italian physiologist, archaeologist, politician, mountain climber and teacher.
Des Gorman talks about outcomes and controversies following traumatic brain injury.
Thomas Sydenham (1624 – 1689) was an English physician.
Biography Born 12 February 1585 in Malmø, Scania 1610 – Doctor of Medicine. Defended thesis Paradoxa CCXL: pathologica, simiotica, diaetetica…at the University of Basel 1613 – Professor of medicine at the University of Copenhagen 1624 – Professor of divinity at the University of Copenhagen; Canon of Roskilde. Surviving a significant illness, Caspar vowed if he should recover he would […]
Sergei Sergeievich Korsakoff (1854 – 1900) Серге́й Серге́евич Ко́рсаков was a Russian psychiatrist.
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1849 – Swedish physician Magnus Huss published a series of case descriptions under the title Alcoholismus chronicus. Huss tried to show that various types of symptoms could be distinguished: neural symptoms, in particular sensory-motor symptoms, and psychic disturbances. Among the psychic disturbances, he mentioned depression, mania, dementia, and severe amnesia. Moreover, […]
Henry Woltman (1889 – 1964) was an American neurologist. Eponym: Woltman sign of myxedema (1924/1956) published by Chaney
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History Associated Persons Henry Meige (1866 – 1940) Alternative names Brueghel’s syndrome Blepharospasm-oromandibular dystonia syndrome Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References Altrocci PH. Spontaneous oral-facial dyskinesia. Archives of Neurology 1972; 26 :506-512 Tolosa ES, Klawans HL. Meige’s disease: A clinical form of facial […]
Henri Meige (1866 – 1940) was a French neurologist.
Tolosa-Hunt syndrome is a severe unilateral periorbital headache and ophthalmoplegia resulting from a non-caseating granulomatous inflammation of the cavernous sinus and/or superior orbital fissure.