Category Neurology

Hugo Spatz

Biography Born 2 September 1888, Munich Died 27 January 1969 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Contributions Major Publications Controversies References Biography Archiv für Psychiatrie und Zeitscrift für Neurologie 1965;207:165–67

Hallervorden-Spatz Disease

Description Rare autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder associated with iron accumulation in the brain nuclei and characterized by progressive extrapyramidal dysfunction and dementia. by dystonia, parkinsonism, and iron accumulation in the brain History Associated Persons Julius Hallervorden (1882–1965) Hugo Spatz (1888…
eponym LITFL 340

Dorothea W. Barthel

Dorothea Wilhelmine (née Barthel) Beauchamp (1911 - 2003) was an American physical therapist. Barthel index of functional independence (1965)

Pierre Adolphe Piorry

Biography Born Died Medical Eponyms Key Medical Contributions Major Publications Controversies References Oven V. Piorry. Biographies des célébrités médicales, . 1867 Sakula A. Pierre Adolphe Piorry (1794-1879): pioneer of percussion and pleximetry. Thorax. 1979; 34(5): 575-581.
eponymictionary-340-256 2

Gowers sign

Physical examination finding seen in patients with proximal weakness of the extensor muscles of the thighs and is most often associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Charles Scott Sherrington

Biography Born 27 November 1857, Islington, London Died 4 March 1952, Eastbourne, England Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Major Publications Controversies References