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).
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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
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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)

Louis Hamman

Biography Born December 21 1895 – BA, Rock Hill College in Ellicott City, Maryland 1901 – MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Died Medical Eponyms Hamman-Rich syndrome (1933) With Arnold R Rich Hamman syndrome (1939) Key Medical Contributions Major Publications…

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…
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They meant well

I am a doctor who questions a lot of medical dogma. Perhaps my own, somewhat sad medical story at least in part explains this oppositional personality trait. Valendar F Turner FRACS FACEM In 1950, when I was five years old,…
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Henri Huchard

Biography Born 4 April 1844 Auxon, France 1887-1910 Director of Publication of the Journal: Revue générale de clinique et de thérapeutique Died 1 December 1910 Medical Eponyms Syndrôme de Huchard; précordialgie Huchard sign Major Publications Huchard H. Quand et comment…