Category Respiratory
Sketchbook MD LITFL 340

SARS-CoV-2 phenotypes

Some experts divide patients in two separate phenotypes: The “L” phenotype characterized by a hypoxemic failure and “low elastance” lungs (high compliance) and the “H” phenotype with “high elastance and recoil” lungs (lower compliance).
TOP-150-CXR-QUIZ-340 256

CXR Case 157

A 79 year old female with a history of atrial fibrillation and hypertension presents with increasing dyspnea. Interpret the evolving CXR's
CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism 340

CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism

Eponymythology associated with chest X-ray signs in pulmonary embolus and pulmonary infarction. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) 340

Lotte Strauss

Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) was a German born, American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)

Leo Schamroth

Biography Born 2 June 1924 in Antwerp, Belgium 1929 – Family emigrated to Johannesburg, South Africa 1948 – Medical degree, University of the Witwatersrand 1949 – Internship at the ‘Non-European Hospital’ in Hillbrow, Johannesburg 1952 – Member of the Royal…