A 26 year old woman describes sudden severe left iliac fossa pain late in the evening prior to presentation. On the morning of presentation she complained of bilateral shoulder tip pain and had a presyncopal episode on standing up. She is not pregnant.
Biography Born 19 November 1842 in Trautenau, Böhmen, Austro-Hungarian Empire Died 3 October 1916 in Heidelberg, Germany Medical Eponyms Czerny operation (aka Cholecystopexy) Czerny pillar suture used in the operative treatment of congenital inguinal hernia in children Key Medical Attributions…
Description Paget’s disease of the nipple; disorder of the nipple-areola complex (NAC). Characterised chiefly by eczema like changes, it is a condition associated with underlying cancer of the breast. Clinical signs include: Hardening of the NAC Crusting A lumpy or…
Joe Vincent Meigs (1892-1963) was an American obstetrician and gynecologist. Eponymously remembered for his description of Meigs syndrome in 1934, a triad of ascites with hydrothorax in association with benign ovarian tumor, that is cured after tumor resection.
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