Pipkin classification of femoral head fracture designed by Garrett Pipkin (1904-1981) and first published 1957
Eponymythology associated with signs, symptoms, investigation and management of foot injuries. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
Unicondylar coronal fracture of the lateral femoral condyle. Rare intra-articular distal femur injury. Axial compression to the knee with transmission of the ground reaction force through the tibial plateau to the femoral condyles.
Albert Hoffa (1859 – 1907) was a German orthopedic surgeon. eponymously affiliated with a distal femur fracture (1888); an operation for congenital hip dislocations (1890); the development of a system of massage therapy, the Hoffa system (1893); and the Hoffa fat pad
Biography Born Died Medical Eponyms Gerdy tubercle Key Medical Attributions Controversies Major Publications References
Biography Born 14 April 1815, Upper Clapton, Middlesex, England 1837 – MRCS 1844 – FRCS Died 1904 6 July 1904, London, England Medical Eponyms Birkett forceps; Birkett artery forceps; Birkett haemostatic forceps Birkett hernia: inguinal hernia where the sac extends into the anterior or inferior wall [aka Synovial hernia] Pipkin femoral head fracture – first described […]
Biography Born 4 December 1840 in Castéra-Verduzan, France Died 22 December 1911 in Paris, France Medical Eponyms Osgood-Schlatter disease Key Medical Attributions Controversies Major Publications Lannelongue OM. Note sur les ostéites apophysaires pendant la croissance. Bulletins et mémoires de la société de chirurgie de paris. 1878. Tome IV pp162 and pp276 References Notice sur les […]
Biography Born 1836 Markisch-Friedland, West Prussia Died 18 Feb 1902 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Controversies Major Publications References Pagel J. Wolff, Julius. Biographisches Lexikon hervorragender Ärzte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. 1901: 1871 The late Professor Julius Wolff. The Lancet, 1902; 159(4097): 706